New year, new staff. It’s hiring season at http://blog.hcd.net/tramadol-in-dogs-seizures/, kicking off with two positions (unpaid). These staff will help publicize and launch Issue Two, while beginning the work on Issue Three.
Editorial Assistant (8-10 hrs/wk) The editorial assistant will be responsible for writing, editing and copy editing a variety of materials for the website and the publication. The editorial assistant will also interface with contributors, readers, and writers. She or he will have the opportunity to pitch and produce features for the blog. The editorial assistant will participate in administration of the Submittable account, assigning readers, and evaluation of unsolicited submissions. A strong background in literature and an ability to analyze texts is essential for this role. Candidates should be excellent at organization and professional communication, and bring an enthusiasm to innovate operations. The editorial assistant will play a key role in maintaining the editorial calendar, balancing multiple responsibilities and generating ideas.
Communications Coordinator (8-10 hrs/wk) The coordinator’s responsibilities include sharing original content in creative and strategic ways; managing and curating Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and other accounts. She or he will also generate posts and links connecting Hypothetical’s mission with current world events, literature and commentary from other publications/media. The coordinator will work closely with the editor-in-chief to establish the journal’s branding and identity through consistent messaging with various publics. Candidates should have social media management and publicity experience; experience in publishing or journalism is preferred. Please provide links to the social media you have managed or currently curate.
These two staff will also work on event planning and fundraising. For both positions, fluency in multiple languages is a plus. Candidates can be based anywhere in the world; work will be done remotely and include regular meetings. The positions will be filled on a trial basis, with renewal based on performance and fit.
Submit a resume or CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining what the Hypothetical creed means to you, your interest in the role, how this role relates to your career goals, and what you’d like to contribute to the publication’s growth.