Join Our Team

Spark is looking for new team members!

All of our positions are completely voluntary (meaning, no monetary compensation), but there are other benefits to joining the Spark team:

  • Gain writing and editing experience
  • Get publishing credits through Staff Feature stories
  • Help build your writing and career platform
  • Be mentored by published authors

Job Descriptions

Production Manager

  • Organized and detailed, able to set deadlines and adhere to them
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Set and manage yearly production calendar, with submission deadlines and publish dates
  • Coordinate with editors and proofreaders to meet deadlines for acquisitions, contracts, editorial letters
  • Coordinate with website manager for deadlines for posting each issue, sending email newsletters
  • Coordinate with social media manager for posting on social platforms

Social Media Manager

  • Knowledge of social media platform usage for marketing purposes (including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)
  • Creative thinker, able to generate new ideas
  • Able to analyze data and report findings
  • Experience creating digital marketing images for use on social media platforms
  • Manage all social media accounts for Spark Flash Fiction (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter)
  • Create and post social media updates (including images) to engage our audience
  • Analyze engagement and create marketing strategies to increase engagement across all platforms
  • Respond and engage with audience comments

Proofreader

  • Detail-oriented and able to spot errors in content
  • Above-average knowledge of grammar, punctuation, usage, and spelling
  • Ensure requested changes from editors have been made to final submissions
  • Proofread submissions for grammar, punctuation, style, usage and spelling
  • Check accuracy of author information (bios and social media links)

If you’d like to be considered for Spark’s team, please fill out the form below. Applicants who are good candidates for the positions will be contacted by Spark within 4-6 weeks for further consideration.