VOLUNTEER POSITIONS


 

Volunteer Blog/Reviews Staff Writer

Description:

  • Contribute at least one article/literature review per month for the Longleaf blog.
  • Work directly with the Blog Editor in the process of pitching and revision.
  • Take on assignments tasked by the Blog Editor.
  • Previous writing experience with a literary publication is a plus, but not required.

Supplementary Materials:

  • At least 2 pitches for potential blog posts with a particular focus on literary culture, writing craft, reviews, art, or news.
  • At least 2 writing samples (may include unpublished pieces).
  • A copy of your CV/Resume.

Volunteer Graphic Designer

Description:

  • 2-5 hours a week commitment.
  • Work with the Editor-in-Chief in planning the visual contents of the issue.
  • Ensure effective execution of the concept for the issue while maintaining the branding of Longleaf Review.
  • Produce cover images/art for regular issues and the blog.
  • Conceptualize designs for marketing materials and social media assets of Longleaf Review.
  • Photoshop/InDesign skills are required, and familiarity with Asana, Slack, MailChimp, and WordPress are desired.
  • Previous experience is a plus, but not required. 

Supplementary Materials/Desired Skills:

  • A brief report (less than 250 words) detailing areas for improvement in the present art direction of Longleaf Review, and your suggestions on how they can be implemented.
  • A portfolio containing some of your best work (may include unpublished pieces).
  • A copy of your CV/Resume.

Volunteer Social Media Manager

Description:

  • 2-5 hours a week commitment.
  • Regularly curate and schedule posts for all social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) of Longleaf Review.
  • Share newly-published blog posts and contents of regular issues on all social media accounts of Longleaf.
  • Help to strategize the social media presence of Longleaf Review and grow the journal’s followers/readership.
  • Foster friendly relationships with followers. 
  • Keep track of and promotes new work of former contributors and staff members published in other markets.
  • Familiarity with Slack/Asana/Later app.
  • Previous experience is a plus, but not required. 

Supplementary Materials:

  • At least 3 pitches on how Longleaf Review‘s social media presence can be improved.
  • A copy of your CV/Resume.

Ready to Volunteer?

To apply, send a brief cover letter and all supplementary materials requested for the position you’re interested in to longleafreview@gmail.com. Please include “Volunteer Application [Position]” in the subject of your email. We look forward to hearing from you.