2014/2015 Editorial Board Applications

It’s almost time to welcome some new friends.  We look forward to receiving your applications.  Please click on the tabs below to read about our vacant positions and to learn how to apply.

Managing Editor

The Managing Editor is functionally second-in-command of the journal, reporting directly to the Editor in Chief.  Your primary responsibility will be to manage/direct the workflow of the editorial board.  You will also assist the Editor in Chief in all matters of financing and budgeting; marketing and advertising; and event coordination.  Finally, you will serve on the editorial board and help to curate the Hart House Review.  You must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; a strong work ethic; and a loving, intimate knowledge of fine literature.  Some work experience is required.  Familiarity with publishing operations is an asset, but is not required.  This position is open to all second-year students and above, including graduate students and non-student members of Hart House.

Applications for Managing Editor close on Tuesday, September 9, at 5pm.

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Poetry Editor

The Poetry Editor holds a senior editorial position.  Your primary responsibility will be to oversee the selection and editorial process for all submissions of poetry (especially Canadian).  You must have a loving, intimate, and comprehensive knowledge of poetry.  Previous editorial experience is an asset, but is not required.  This position is open to all second-year students and above, including graduate students and non-student members of Hart House.

Applications for Poetry Editor close on Monday, September 15, at 5pm.

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Fiction Editor

The Fiction Editor holds a senior editorial position.  Your primary responsibility will be to oversee the selection and editorial process for all submissions of short fiction.  You must have a loving, intimate, and comprehensive knowledge of fine literature (especially Canadian).  Previous editorial experience is an asset, but is not required.  This position is open to all second-year students and above, including graduate students and non-student members of Hart House.

Applications for Fiction Editor close on Monday, September 15, at 5pm.

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Art Editor

The Art Editor holds a senior editorial position.  Your primary responsibility will be to oversee the selection and editorial process for all submissions of visual art.  You must have a loving, intimate, and comprehensive knowledge of contemporary Canadian art.  Previous editorial experience is an asset, but is not required.  This position is open to all second-year students and above, including graduate students and non-student members of Hart House.

Applications for Art Editor close on Monday, September 15, at 5pm.

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Editorial Associates

We traditionally welcome Editorial Associates of diverse backgrounds and interests.  Your primary responsibility is to review all incoming submissions of prose, poetry, and visual art.  You will also be expected to help out with the general operations of the journal (including event coordination, advertising, logistics).  You must have a sincere and curious interest in literature and other forms of creative expression.  No experience is required.  These positions are open to all undergraduate students, especially first years!

Applications for Editorial Associates close on Monday, September 15, at 5pm.

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How to Apply

Follow these instructions carefully.

Write us a short email.  Somewhere in your email, tell us:
– your name, college, and year of study
– the position to which you are applying
– why you want this position
– why we should want you to fill this position
– what previous experiences qualify you for this position
– about your interests that you consider relevant to this position
– about some of your interests that are not strictly relevant to this position
– your availability for interviews on September 19, 20, and 21

Make the subject line look like this:  APPLICATION for [position]

If applying for Managing Editor, send your application to harthousereview@gmail.com before 5pm on Tuesday September 9.

For all other positions, send your application to harthousereview@gmail.com before 5pm on Monday September 15.

You may only apply to one position at a time.  However, if you are unsuccessful in applying for your chosen position but we still think that you’re a very strong candidate, you may be considered for a different role.  We look forward to hearing from you!