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We are seeking a blog editor to take ownership of the underthegumtree.com blog and turn it into a more robust publication that is an extension of our print magazine.

About the Position

You will consult with the editor/publisher for the vision of the blog and develop it into a digital publication with regular features and a consistent publishing schedule. Once the concept is developed, you will be able to work independently writing and soliciting work to publish on the blog, and maintaining the publication schedule that you set.

Ideal Candidates

  • Value art, both literary and visual, and understand the importance it has in everyday life

  • Have a working knowledge of the literary world feel, and comfortable reaching out to writers to solicit contributions

  • Care about storytelling and truth-telling

  • Have a keen aesthetic that is sensitive to not skewing too feminine or masculine

  • Have their own necessary equipment and tools, including computer, Internet access, and a familiarity with online systems such as Submittable and Squarespace

  • Have flexible schedules and are comfortable working remotely to collaborate on this project

This is a volunteer position. You will be fully credited for your work on the magazine’s masthead and website. We ask for a minimum 1-year commitment.

Click here to apply for this position. Include a letter of introduction, your résumé, and writing samples. In your letter of introduction, please tell us why you want to work with Under the Gum Tree and how we would benefit from having you on our awesome team of volunteers.