'20.53 An Anthology of Contemporary African Poetry' is looking for an editorial assistant

12 March 2020 - 12:46
The position is ideal for an undergraduate student in her second or third year.
The position is ideal for an undergraduate student in her second or third year.
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20.35 Africa is seeking a young woman to fill the role of editorial assistant. This is not a paid position; the organisation is looking for someone who's enthusiastic about community building.


— Someone with a demonstrated interest in contemporary African poetry.

— Basic word processing skills and a willingness to learn.

— Preferably an undergraduate student in second or third year or a final-year student if they're sure they can manage the position alongside academic weight.

— Someone flexible and with the right temperament to work in a team. 

— Graphic design skills aren't mandatory, but an advantage. The appointee will assist with designing flyers and covers for volumes of the anthology

— Experience and interest in handling multiple social media accounts and managing e-mails. 

— A kind, hard-working young woman (or non-binary femme) who is excited to grow with a team bringing contemporary African poetry to the forefront of the conversation.

If interested, send a resume (or artistic CV) and brief covering letter, with a focus on the arts/literature, to 20.35africa.anthology@gmail.com. If you have no resume/CV, send a covering letter detailing your experiences and explain why you’re interested and why you would be a good fit for this role.

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