Communications and Engagement Manager Position at GUTS

We’re looking for a new member of our team – is it you?

The communications and engagement manager will help us circulate and promote the work we publish with our established audience and connect with new readers. You will be using your social media skills, alongside your communications strategizing, to help GUTS expand our public presence. As an editorial team, we are committed to publishing accessible, engaging, and bold feminist work by new and emerging writers, and we need your help to get this work to a wider audience. If this is up your alley, please apply!

Hours:  approximately 5-7.5 hours per week
Compensation: $500 honorarium per month
Length of contract: August 15-December 15 (with possibility of 1 year extension).
[Please note: this is a volunteer position with a paid honorarium]

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Work with us to expand and implement our social media strategy; this includes publicizing both recently published and, when appropriate, archival pieces on various platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Tinyletter, email, and Instagram; and creating and overseeing contests and promotions to help connect with new readers
  • Respond to messages and emails from readers and other groups
  • Help improve our SEO strategy
  • Engage and expand the GUTS network (including readers, contributors, and organizations that share our goals)
  • Curate Sunday Links once a month

 

Preferred requirements, interest, and experience

  • Experience in communications, especially in social media management and promotions
  • Familiar with GUTS’ mandate and goals, previously published issues, and blog content
  • Comfortable contributing to group conversations and working independently
  • Experience in writing, publishing, and/or editing are all considered assets
  • Access to personal computer and reliable internet access is a must
  • Available for weekday evening meetings, either by phone or teleconference tool

 

About:

GUTS is a digital, volunteer-run feminist magazine and blog. Our biannual magazine publishes literary essays and reviews, long-form journalism, interviews, fiction, and new media to further feminist discourse, criticism, and community engagement in Canada.

GUTS welcomes applications from everyone, and we’re particularly interested in hearing from women of colour, Black women, Indigenous women, trans or non-binary people, disabled people, members of the queer community, and members of underrepresented communities. As a primarily volunteer-driven project, we make significant efforts to accommodate our editors’, writers’, and staff members’ different needs and aim to make our online workspace as accessible as possible.

 

To apply:

Send us a letter introducing yourself and describing how you would help GUTS improve our public presence, along with your resume to editors@gutsmagazine.ca by August 10th. We can’t wait to hear from you!

If you have any questions about the application process, please be in touch at editors@gutsmagazine.ca.

 

Recommended

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

The Latest

Editorial Note: Movement

GUTS started in Edmonton in 2013. The idea for a feminist magazine began during a small reading group, inspired by dialogue with seminal and emerging feminist theory and writing. The first issue launched on a homemade website and featured content...

We Can’t Stop Here: Lessons from an American Road Trip

Listen to “We Can’t Stop Here: Lessons from an American Road Trip” Growing up, I remember craning the antenna on my stereo to catch the frequency from Buffalo’s premiere hip hop station, WBLK. Somehow through the radio, America—and the vibrant...

trans anorganismic, etc.

to feel pleasure is a movement towards a locus of healing, and to cum is to give into into a novel experience of trust and arrival

The Fluid Dynamics of Black Being

A meditation on Black forced migration and transcendent acts of resistance as reflected in storytelling, mythistory, music, literature, and dreamtime.

Urban NDNs in the DTES

a poetic geography of survival that holds settler colonialism—not the streets or the people there—responsible for acts of violence

Sk8 or Die!!: careful recklessness as resistance

On a skateboard, Trynne Delaney develops a new understanding of public space alongside femmes who, like her, are coming into their queerness and racialized identities.

Cripping the Book Tour

In the spirit of crip knowledge sharing, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha's advice for cripping a book tour

The General Store: A Fight Against Immigrant Erasure

Hadiyyah Kuma on general stores as spaces of solidarity, resistance, and community building.