unMagazine, our erstwhile Melbourne cousins, have issued a call out for applications for the position of magazine and website editor for volume 7 issues 1 and 2. Please state your essentials and desirables.
Call for Editor
un Magazine volume 7 issue 1 and 2
Deadline: Monday 1st October 2012
un Projects is currently seeking expressions of interest for an Editor of volume 7 issue 1 and Issue 2 of un Magazine to be published in 2013. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to take a leading role in the development and production of contemporary arts publishing.
This is a 12 month role at an equivalent of (0.2) and comprises:
The Editor will direct the concept and commissioning of works
The Editor will work in close relationship with un Projects in planning and generating content for the magazine as well as some unique content for the un Projects’ website (launching late 2012)
The Editor is responsible for the administration of content, copy editing, images and permissions and all aspects of production of content, and liaison with un Magazine’s designer
The Editor is accountable to un Projects for the magazine budget and delivery of contents against strict timelines
The Editor will work closely with and mentor the Sub-Editor who assists with all aspects of the magazine
Total remuneration is a $3,000 editor’s fee per issue.
Please note that funding for issue 1 is confirmed, however issue 2 is still pending funding.
un Magazine is a free, independent art publication produced biannually by un Projects Inc. It plays an essential role in supporting and generating creative practice and critical dialogue in the Australian art community by commissioning writing on the independent arts sector and artworks for publication. This includes textbased artworks, features on current issues in contemporary art, essays, reviews, page artworks, creative writing, and other commentary on Australian contemporary art.
Please send a cv and brief cover letter (no longer than one page) expressing your interest in the role to Victoria Bennett, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For enquiries please contact Phip Murray, email@example.com.