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Paper Journal is growing and we’re excited to have a number of opportunities available at our London studio.

Paper Journal online is published quarterly with rotating content focusing on features and interviews with photographers, photobook reviews, additions to our We Love section, studio visits with photographers, as well as commissioned editorials.

Alongside this, we’ve recently gone into print with our first issue and we are currently planning our 2nd issue, as well as our first photobook. We are also looking to expand our reach with bespoke editorial content for brands, labels and institutions, as well as focus on our ever-growing social channels, particularly our popular Instagram account. We’re looking for people with a good range of skills who are happy and willing to help us grow.

 

Editorial Assistant, 1-2 days per week

Responsibilities

  • Research photographers for features, book reviews, interviews and Instagram takeovers
  • Commission writers (and photographers for our Studio Visits) to ensure that written and visual content of stories are consistent
  • Proofread our features, interviews, before being published online
  • Ensure that all image and text guidelines are adhered to and that all copy is checked prior to being published
  • Check our ‘submissions’ email and collate the best ones for review by our editor
  • Check our ‘info’ email and highlight any Instagram takeover submissions for review by our editor

Skills and Requirements

  • The ability to identify and source contributors for written features and editorial shoots
  • Experience using (some or all) WordPress, basic HTML, MailChimp, Google docs and calendar, Dropbox
  • Basic/Intermediate level Photoshop
  • Access to your own laptop
  • The ability to work as part of a small team, as well as autonomously
  • Desirable: Contacts within photography agencies, galleries, publishers
  • Desirable/non-essential: Experience in producing shoots
  • The option to work from home

Please email vacancies@paper-journal.com with the subject ‘Editorial Assistant’, a brief covering letter, CV, link to your website and/or Instagram. Deadline: 30 October 2018

 

Marketing/Social Media Assistant, 1-2 days per week

Responsibilities

  • Assist with brainstorming ideas for marketing campaigns
  • Upload content (text and images) to the main site (WordPress)
  • Create copy and schedule posts for our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc)
  • Create Instagram stories, promoting new online content, our published works, and events
  • Assist with creating our e-newsletter (Mailchimp)

Skills and Requirements

  • Strong use and understanding of social media platforms
  • Experience using WordPress, basic HTML, MailChimp, Google docs and calendar, Dropbox
  • Experience, or knowledge, of social media apps such as TweetDeck, Repost, Hootsuite
  • Basic/Intermediate level Photoshop
  • Access to your own laptop
  • The ability to work well in a small team, as well as autonomously
  • The option to work from home

Please email vacancies@paper-journal.com with the subject ‘Marketing/Social Media Assistant’, a brief covering letter, CV, link to your website and/or Instagram. Deadline: 30 October 2018.

 

Writers

We’re always looking for great, new writers to share interviews, essays, photobook reviews and more for our website as well as our forthcoming print issue. We are also open to writers pitching ideas! If you’re interested in writing for us, please email vacancies@paper-journal.com with a brief covering letter, CV, link to your website and/or Instagram, and 2 examples of recent work. Deadline: ongoing

 

**Please note, Paper Journal is run on a voluntary basis. We currently do not run any advertising on our site or printed issue, and do not benefit from any external funding; therefore, we are only able to cover some expenses. Thank you.