As L'Éphémère Review enters its second year, we are seeking passionate, dedicated starlings to join our staff and help us grow while we continue to navigate our space within the online literary community. All roles are 100% volunteer and remote, and each position requires 1-4 hours of work per week, if that. Each role can be moulded to fit availability and level of experience. Candidates can start when ready. 

Although we cannot offer monetary compensation at the time, we will promote your work on our social media channels and support any and all of your endeavours. 

NOTE: Successful candidates will be asked to provide a short, third-person bio and an author's photo upon being accepted. They may also be asked to take part in an introductory conversation with the editor-in-chief over Facebook Messenger to go over duties, questions, and other miscellaneous information.

Make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr for regular updates and open recruitment calls. 


MANAGING EDITOR

Duties:

  • Second-in-command to editor-in-chief
  • Work closely with senior editors (editor-in-chief and associate editor)
  • Oversee maintenance of website and journal
  • Enforce deadlines
  • Come up with ideas for outreach and online growth (e.g. seek interviews or spotlights with other journals, promote contributors' works, etc.)
  • Relay information to editor-in-chief
  • Update staff when necessary

Requirements: 

  • Must know how to use Google Drive and Google Docs
  • Must be willing to learn basic web-editing (using Squarespace)
  • Must be able to use Facebook Messenger (our main form of communication)
  • Must communicate well with other senior editors (editor-in-chief and associate editor).

Please send your resume and a short cover letter to ephemerereview@gmail.com with the subject line "Managing Editor Application" and attach two samples of writing (that you have written or edited). Your cover letter should tell us why you wish to be considered for this position, your understanding of our journal's mission, aesthetic, and audience, and include any relevant experience. 

 

ASSOCIATE EDITOR 

Duties:

  • Work closely with and report to senior editors (editor-in-chief and managing editor)
  • Edit interviews, reviews, music + film articles, and blog posts
  • Solicit ideas for articles, book reviews, etc. from staff writers
  • Reach out to potential contributors and guest writers
  • Enforce deadlines for online content
  • Relay information to editor-in-chief and managing editor
  • Update staff when necessary

Requirements:

  • Must know how to use Google Drive and Google Docs
  • Must be willing to learn basic web-editing (using Squarespace)
  • Must be able to use Facebook Messenger (our main form of communication)
  • Must communicate well with other senior editors (editor-in-chief and managing editor)

Please send your resume and a short cover letter to ephemerereview@gmail.com with the subject line "Associate Editor Application" and attach two samples of writing (that you have written or edited). Your cover letter should tell us why you wish to be considered for this position, your understanding of our journal's mission, aesthetic, and audience, and include any relevant experience. 

 

FICTION EDITOR 

Duties:

  • Relay information and report directly to senior editors
  • Read, select, and edit fiction submissions during reading periods

Requirements:

  • Must be able to use Facebook Messenger (our main form of communication)

Please send your resume and a short cover letter to ephemerereview@gmail.com with the subject line "Fiction Editor Application" and attach two samples of writing (that you have written or edited). Your cover letter should tell us why you wish to be considered for this position and include any relevant experience.

 

FILM WRITER

Duties: 

  • Report directly to senior editors
  • Write monthly column on film
    • Topics may include this month's best new releases, films about loss, essential LGBTQ+ films, etc.

Requirements: 

  • Must be able to use Facebook Messenger (our main form of communication)

Please send your resume and a short cover letter to ephemerereview@gmail.com with the subject line "Film Writer Application" and attach two samples of writing, one of which should be a list of your top five films and why you chose them. Your cover letter should tell us why you wish to be considered for this position. 

 

BLOG CORRESPONDENTS 

[Seeking at least three blog correspondents]

Duties:

  • Report directly to senior editors in order to pitch ideas, receive feedback, and have articles green lit
  • Write monthly blog posts on various and diverse subjects pertaining to art, literature, life, love, etc. 

Requirements:

  • Must be able to use Facebook Messenger (our main form of communication). 

Please send your resume and a short cover letter to ephemerereview@gmail.com with the subject line "Blog Correspondent Application" and attach two samples of writing or pitch us three blog post ideas. Your cover letter should tell us why you wish to be considered for this position.

 

ART + PHOTOGRAPHY CONTRIBUTORS 

[Seeking at least six art + photography contributors]

Duties:

  • Report directly to senior editors
  • Contribute work to website (for use in articles, blog posts, etc.) and upcoming micro-chapbooks and anthologies

Requirements: 

  • Must be able to use Facebook Messenger (our main form of communication)

Misc:

  •  All credit will be given
  •  We will promote your art and photography on all of our social media channels and website

Please send your portfolio and a short cover letter to ephemerereview@gmail.com with the subject line "Art + Photography Contributor Application" and include links to your work and/or website. Your cover letter should tell us why you wish to contribute work to our publication. 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN 

The social media internship is intended for a younger, up-and-coming writer/artist who wishes to gain experience working for an online literary journal. This is a fluid internship, meaning there is no set beginning or end date. However, if the editor-in-chief and social media manager deem the work done by the intern as exceptional, they may be offer the role of junior social media manager. 

Duties:

  • Work closely with editor-in-chief and social media manager 
  • Curate, schedule, and post on L'Éphémère Review's social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr) 
  • Interact proactively with followers and audience (e.g. answer questions, retweet/share contributors' work, etc.)
  • Promote L'Éphémère Review and come up with ideas to reach wider audience (e.g. retweet/share work from other journals, maintain positive relationship with readers, contributors, journals, and overall online literary community, etc.) 

Requirements:

  • Must be between the ages of 16-23 (this internship is geared towards younger applicants) 
  • Must live within the North American time zones (HST, AKST, PST, MST, CST, or EST)
  • No experience needed, but must know how to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr (or be willing to learn)
  • Must be willing to learn how to use TweetDeck, Facebook scheduling, and Tumblr queueing 
  • Must be able to use Facebook Messenger (our main form of communication)
  • Must communicate well with editor-in-chief and social media manager

Please send your resume and a short cover letter to ephemerereview@gmail.com with the subject line "Social Media Intern Application." Your cover letter should tell us your age, time zone, what experience you have with social media (managing pages, scheduling posts, etc.), and why you wish to be considered for this internship.