Overview

Part-time Office/Editorial Assistant for Literary Magazine

 

Bellevue Literary Review (BLR) is a literary magazine that publishes creative writing at the intersection of healthcare and the arts. BLR is an established publication (20 years), but recently incorporated as a nonprofit organization. As a newly energized startup, BLR is seeking a highly organized individual (part-time) to help manage daily operations.

Job Description:

BLR is seeking a part-time assistant in the NYC area to provide administrative support to the Managing Editor and Chief Editor. The position requires strong organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, self-motivated work ethic, and facility with a variety of software and web-based applications.

Responsibilities include:

·      Managing orders and subscriptions

·      Managing review process of submissions

·      Monitoring email accounts

·      Responding to customers

·      Managing production calendar for journal

·      Updating WordPress website

·      Basic video and image editing

·      Posting on social media

·      Assisting with events and promotion

·      Assisting Managing Editor and Chief Editor as needed

 

Qualifications

·      Interest in literature and the arts

·      Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail

·      Self-motivated, enthusiastic about new projects and learning

·      Familiarity with Google Drive, WordPress, social media

·      Familiarity with basic image/video editing (Canva, Photoshop, iMovie)

·      Commitment to BLR’s mission and goals

·      2 references who can attest to work ethic

 

Helpful

·      Familiarity with editorial and publishing world

·      Proofreading skills

·      Social media skills

·      Marketing/publicity skills

·      Familiarity with InDesign

·      Familiarity with Submittable

 

Though we work remotely, we are NYC-based, and we are looking for someone in the NYC area. BLR is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and equity in all realms of its operations.

 

~15 hours per week, flexibly organized

$22 per hour

 

If you are interested, kindly upload your CV via this Google form.

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