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Assistant Editor: The JOY Issue

Deadline: 01 June 2022

Assistant Editor: The JOY Issue

DADDY is looking for an Assistant Editor for the “Black Joy” section of their upcoming JOY Issue. In this section, they want to highlight “Black Joy” as a force for healing, an act of resistance, and a celebration of culture. You will play a vital role in curating contributions and driving the editorial review process of this special issue.

What they’re searching for:

→ Strong interest in and knowledge of Black culture
→ Knowledge of intersectional discourses and queer culture
→ A person with a network in the Global South and North
→ Strong writing, editing, and communication skills

What’s in it for you:

→ You’ll join a diverse team of passionate creatives
→ Hands-on experience in independent publishing
→ Payment on a project basis & potential follow-up projects
→ Flexibility and remote working options

You’ll report to the EIC and develop the JOY Issue collaboratively. Together, you’ll commission and edit essays and other contributions. All work must be original and should not have been published elsewhere. Please read our briefing for contributors to understand us and our work:

DADDY is a self-funded, independent publication. This is a freelance position that allows you to work remotely and manage your own time. During peak times, we’ll have weekly meetings and expect a commitment of 2-3 hours per week. The flat fee for this role is 500 Euros.

Please use the application form on the website:



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