The Brown Political Review is currently accepting applications for Spring 2020 general staff positions. Applications will be due Wednesday, January 17th at 11:59 PM Eastern. If you have any questions about the application process, please don’t hesitate to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is a list of open positions in BPR. You can find an overview of each board here.
Associate Magazine Editors
Associate Magazine Editors are responsible for shaping the editorial direction of BPR’s magazine through the selection and editing of articles. AEs work closely with authors, Managing Editors, and other members of BPR to take two to four articles from pitch to print per semester.
Online Content- Staff Writers and Editors
Staff Writers write three to four online articles per semester for Content Board and contribute to one of three sections: US, World, and Econ/Finance.
Editors will be responsible for performing effective (and timely!) edits of writers’ drafts, actively participating in weekly section meetings, and attending monthly Content leadership meetings. Editors will be expected to be available as resources for their sections’ staff writers and to communicate consistently with their Senior Editors.
Copy Editors copy edit and fact check all the content produced for the website and the magazine. They are responsible for one day a week of copy editing, one to two articles per week to fact check, and have a larger copy editing commitment during the production cycle.
Creative Associates conceive and direct the magazine’s layout, aesthetic, and design. As members of the Layout Board, they create original infographic and graphic design content for the magazine and website.
Media Associates conceptualize, draft, and produce visual and audiovisual media content.
Interviews Associates schedule and conduct interviews with political leaders and public intellectuals.
Marketing, Operations, and Business Associates
Marketing, Operations, and Business Associates manage BPR’s finances and sell advertisements for the magazine and website. They also design and execute marketing and social media campaigns for issue releases, calls for submissions, and staff recruitment. Finally, members manage alumni relations and magazine distribution.
Data Associates produce infographics, write data-driven articles, and create interactives and news apps.
Podcast Associates curate content for, produce, and edit BPR’s podcast.
Web Team Application
The Brown Political Review Web Team is tasked with the design and maintenance of the BPR website. This coming year we will be re-designing the entire BPR website.
Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis so we encourage interested candidates to apply sooner rather than later.