Call for Social Media Editor

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Call for Social Media Editor

Journal of Economic Policy Reform

30 November 2021

About the Role

Journal of Economic Policy Reform (JEPR) is seeking a Social Media Editor to set-up and run the journal’s Twitter account, to promote the journal, and further support its increasing reach and dissemination.

The successful candidate should be studying for or possess a doctoral degree in economics. They should be able to work effectively with the journals’ Editors and Editorial Board. They should also be eloquent and concise in communicating (‘tweeting’) topical, popular, and newly published JEPR articles to the public, and communicate effectively with Editors, Taylor & Francis’ Portfolio Manager, as well as interact with the @Routledge_Econ and other related Taylor & Francis Twitter accounts. The successful candidate is likely to have proven experience of using social media channels in either their professional and/or personal lives.

The successful candidate will be appointed as ‘Social Media Editor’ on the journal’s Editorial Board, will be provided with guidance and data to support them in their role, and work with the Editors and Publisher to build awareness of JEPR by connecting with the journal’s community online. They may also be invited to join journal meetings, either virtually, or in person (depending on location). As an Editorial Board member, the Social Media Editor will receive an online subscription to the journal, and a 30% discount for Routledge, Taylor & Francis books.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please submit via email the following to both Kirsty Hambrook ([email protected]) and Judith Clifton ([email protected]):

1. Brief CV: one-page maximum

2. Cover letter: outlining how you meet the attributes listed above, your vision for the account, and how you would build awareness and maximise dissemination of journal content

3. Three sample posts: suitable for three different social media platforms

- this could be for example Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn, or, for example the Chinese equivalents, Weibo, WeChat, and Maimai, as appropriate to where you may be based

- the posts should include all text and media related to the post, and pay due regard to the conventions, character and/or word limits relevant to the platform, and include any necessary or desired links, or ‘tags’

- timing of the post may also be taken into consideration

- the three different posts should all be promoting the following article:

‘Re-municipalization of public services: trend or hype?’ (

These can be sent through as a document.

JEPR already has an international reputation for publishing articles of a high standard and is SSCI listed. It publishes research on various aspects of economic policy including: • economic growth • social change • environmental protection • planning and development • poverty