TACO: Talking about Colorism Out in the Open
The Intraracial Colorism Project, Inc. is seeking magazine staff for a potential online magazine (with subscriber website access) that focuses on colorism issues in society. This is a start-up magazine that will be published online with a special print edition published in November 2013 for the Conference on Colorism. Staff will be required to attend virtual staff meetings (via Skype or conference call) as needed. Please note that all positions listed below are unpaid at this time.
If you are interested, please forward your resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are interested in innovative ideas and creative styles.
Associate Editor: The editor is in charge of setting editorial policy and is responsible for the editorial content of the magazine. Guides writers, holds weekly virtual meetings with team designer, photographer, writer, etc.) responsible for monitoring all stages of content before publication.
Sets schedules and coordinates the editorial, art and production departments to make sure the magazine is published on time.
Features Assistant Editor: Plans and assigns stories for certain sections/corners of the magazine and may assist in general planning and assignments. The position will work with writers, photographers, designers and illustrators. May also be responsible for covering events and writing regular features.
Copy Editor:/Fact Checker: Responsible for grammatical accuracy style and for fact-checking functions.
Art Director: An art director is responsible for the visual appeal of the magazine (photography and illustrations) and supervises layout. Sets the design and format of the magazine.
Promotion Manager: Handles all public relations duties and will help publicize the magazine by arranging interviews, contacting and securing sponsors and/or other events.
Contest Manager: Responsible for developing, writing, and overseeing all contest related content, notices, policies, and submissions.
Section Writers: Responsible for writing subject matter specific content, conducting interviews, verifying information, writing drafts of articles and coordinating content with other staff.
Customer Service Manager: Responsible for subscriptions, addressing customer concerns, account management,etc.