Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Opportunities

Literary Mama is an all-volunteer organization that brings mothers together through literature. Over the years, our staff has included women who are pregnant with their first child, women whose children have all reached adulthood, and women everywhere in between. We seek self-motivated, collegial collaborators who are comfortable communicating online and expanding the reach of our journal’s community. If you’re interested in joining us, feel free to contact us any time at lminfo (at) literarymama (dot) com. We will keep your information on file for future consideration.

Please note: These are volunteer positions. All work is conducted remotely, via internet. Strong communication skills are required.
Send your resume and cover letter to lminfo (at) literarymama (dot) com.


Current Opportunities

Social Media Editor

Our Social Media Editor creates and maintains a consistent presence with Literary Mama followers to promote new features on the magazine and new posts on the blog. This editor also engages in conversations with like-minded organizations by “liking,” “sharing,” “tweeting,” “retweeting,” “pinning,” and commenting on their posts, and monitors performance metrics regarding posts, reach, and engagement. This editor works collaboratively with the Blog and Photo Editors to promote Literary Mama.

Qualifications and Expectations

  • Proficient with numerous social media platforms
  • Knowledgeable about social media marketing metrics
  • Thinks like a marketer and understands how social media can be used to promote a product
  • Experience with group email and cloud-sharing programs
  • 2 to 3 hours a week


Webmaster

Our Webmaster will be responsible for ensuring the website is functional, user-friendly, visually pleasing, and up-to-date. She will assist the process of transitioning our site to a mobile-friendly and modern platform. She will share her expertise, troubleshoot issues raised, and work with the Social Media Editor and Publisher to monitor and analyze site performance and review SEO.

Qualifications and Expectations

  • Proficient in WordPress
  • Proficient in Google Suite (Drive, Groups, Calendar, etc.)
  • Demonstrated expertise in HTML
  • Organized, detail- and deadline-oriented
  • Works well with a team
  • 1 to 4 hours a week and available to troubleshoot problems as they arise


Photography Contributor

Literary Mama seeks photography submissions to pair with the posts on our site. We are looking for photos that offer unique perspectives on motherhood, photos that are artful, versus those that appear staged, and that encourage us to reflect. Please note these excellent examples:

Hands of Love by Renee Thompson. See more of Renee's work at www.reneethompsondesigns.com.

 

Photo by Sabato Visconti. See more of Sabato's work at sabatobox.com

We always give photo credits and provide a link back to the photographer's website directly on the post's page. Literary Mama reaches approximately 40,000 readers per month, and our social media editor promotes each post via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. In addition, as a photo contributor, your name will be featured in that month's newsletter.

If you would like to feature your evocative, creative photography on Literary Mama, you can review complete submission guidelines here and send .jpg images to: LMphotos (at) literarymama (dot) com.