If you are interested in acquiring experience in the publishing sector, we offer opportunities to join our team on a temporary or a permanent basis. As we are a nonprofit organisation, this would be a voluntary, unpaid role.
ASSOCIATE EDITOR POSITION
We are currently hiring for a permanent Associate Editor role. This position requires individuals with strong editing, organisational and team working skills. Backgrounds in English Literature are preferred but not essential. The role would involve working alongside primary editors across fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction and drama to select and prepare works for publication.
MARKETING EXECUTIVE POSITION
After two years of operation, we are now searching for someone with specialist marketing knowledge and experience to enable us to expand further and increase both our paperback and digital sales. This role would require you to work closely with the management team, Amber and Linda to make informative decisions about our nonprofit unincorporated organisation. We are looking for a creative, reliable and self-motivated individual with a demonstrable background in marketing.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Spellbinder is active on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook and Goodreads. We require a new Social Media manager with the expertise to plan, schedule, write, design and post regular updates on our platforms. In this role, you would receive extensive training from Linda, the former Social Media Manager. This role would involve collaborating frequently with the Marketing Executive. We are looking for a creative, reliable and organised individual with proven technological skills and a good eye for detail.
PODCAST COORDINATOR POSITION
Creative Conversations is the interactive zone on our website which features a successful blog, Spellnotes, accessible on Medium, and a podcast, Spellchats, accessible on Spotify. We require a new Podcast Coordinator with the expertise to plan, host and record podcasts. This role would involve liaising with both external and internal stakeholders who will feature in these recorded audios. This role would also require you to work closely with Amber, the Creative Conversations Manager. We are looking for a confident, enthusiastic and organised individual with public speaking experience.
HOW TO APPLY
If you think that you would be suitable for either of these roles, please contact us via the contact form below prior to the 7TH OF FEBRUARY including a covering letter detailing your interest in Spellbinder and in the role(s) you are applying for. We may then ask to send us your CV/resume to officially apply for the position(s). A portfolio will be required at this point if applying for the Social Media Manager position. Interviews will be set up for the first week after that date. Our reading and editing period for our Spring 2023 Issue takes place between the 14th of February and the 1st of March so we are looking for someone who is available to start working on the 14th of February. During this season, you will be supported and trained by the current team. If this trial period goes well, you will take on your official title in time for the Summer 2023 Issue. Please feel free to contact us to ask any questions you may have.
Please use our contact form for further information and/or to express interest in any of these positions.