Join Lolwe

About

Founded in January 2020, Lolwe is an online magazine that publishes fiction, literary criticism, personal essays, photography, and poetry.

Here at Lolwe, we are always looking for creative people to join our small but growing team. If you have a keen interest in the arts, are proactive and love reading Lolwe, here is a chance for you to be part of our promising journey. Come, join us!

Editorial Assistant (2 positions)

Description

Lolwe is looking for two editorial assistants to help with the day to day running of the literary magazine. In this role, you will be responsible for handling the work submitted to the magazine and

Duties

The duties include:

  • Reading through submissions (the slush pile) and helping the guest editors with the selections.
  • Proofreading and fact checking work before publication.
  • Assistance with copyediting in certain instances.
  • Liaising with the Editor-in-Chief to ensure that the publication schedule is updated.
Requirements

No prior editorial experience is required as training will be offered. Just bring your curiosity and willingness to learn. However, basic familiarity with Microsoft Office Word is necessary to the performance of the role.

Payment

At the moment, Lolwe has no funding and is unable to make a commitment to the payment of a stipend for this position. However, the role will be flexible and will require at most 6 hours of your week, leaving you free to pursue other income-generating activities.

Editorial Intern (1 position)

Description

We are also looking for an editorial intern to be a part of the team. This role requires someone who has interest in editing and would like to learn about the workings of a literary journal. The internship will last for a period of 6 months after which the person may be moved to the position of an editorial assistant depending on the need and availability of such a position.

Duties
  • Sorting and reading through submissions.
  • Formatting work in preparation for editing.
Requirements

The editorial intern position has no requirements. All training will be provided during the course of the internship, and it is expected that the intern will gain knowledge of the editorial process by the end of the internship..

Payment

At the moment, Lolwe has no funding and is unable to make a commitment to the payment of a stipend for this position. However, the role will be flexible and will require at most 3 hours of your week, leaving you free to pursue other income-generating activities.

Apply

To apply for these positions, please send an email to info@lolwe.org with the position as the email subject and tell us a bit about yourself. Feel free to attach a CV but mostly, we want to hear about your interest in the role.

Deadline: 15th April 2021