Freelance Zine Editor

Freelance Zine Editor
Employer: Siobhan Davies Dance
Salary: £2000 for first issue
Location: London

Siobhan Davies Dance is inviting expressions of interest to edit our bi-annual magazine Material.

Material aims to add to the body of discourse on dance, building on our track record of publications including Who Cares? Dance in the Gallery & Museum and the catalogue for material / rearranged / to / be which were produced by the organisation.

We need an editor who can use innovative methods to help us tell our story and raise the profile of the artists we support as the organisation evolves into the future by identifying points of interest in our own programme and the wider sector. The editor will work with the artistic team to determine content plans for each issue, commission contributions from artists and commentators and lead the design, production and distribution process. We welcome expressions of interests from individuals with experience of print and digital editing in an arts context or from artists working in our sector who have proven experience of writing and publishing as part of their practice.

How to apply:

This is a freelance opportunity to work with us on the production of one issue of our magazine with the potential to continue to work on future issues. Copies of our first issue are available at the studios, or you can email reception@siobhandavies.com to request one.

The engagement is available at £2,000 for the first issue, with the potential for extension of the agreement to future issues, subject to negotiation.

Please send a CV outlining your relevant experience, a relevant sample of your previous writing and/or editorial work, and a brief statement detailing your interest and how you would approach this role, including how you would develop the magazine in the short and long term to jobs@siobhandavies.com

The deadline for expressions of interest is Monday 25 February 2019 at 10.00am, and we will invite successful candidates to our Studios for a conversation during the week beginning 4 March.

Siobhan Davies Dance is funded by Arts Council England, London
Registered charity nº.1010786

Siobhan Davies Dance is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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