Call for Social Media Editor

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Call for Social Media Editor

Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

About the Role

Sport in Society (SiS) and Soccer & Society (S&S) are seeking a new Social Media Editor to take on the responsibility of running @SportInSocietyJ, as well as a new S&S Twitter account, to promote the journals.

The successful candidate may also consider other social media channels - such as LinkedIn - to share articles and promotions with authors and researchers interested in Sport.

The successful candidate should be studying for or possess a doctoral degree in Sport, or a related area.  The successful candidate should be able to work effectively with the journals’ Editors and Editorial Boards, be eloquent and concise in communicating newly published SiS and S&S articles to the public, and interact with the @TandFSport and @Routledge_Socio accounts. The candidate is likely to have experience of using social media channels in either their professional or personal lives.

The successful candidate will be appointed as ‘Social Media Editor’ on both journals’ Editorial Boards,  will be provided with guidance and data to support them in their role, and work with the Editors and Publisher to continue to build awareness of SiS & S&S by connecting with the community online. Depending on the successful candidate’s location, he or she may also be invited to join journal meetings and conferences. The Social Media Editor will receive an honorarium of £1,000 (pro-rata in 2019), to cover journal-related expenses. As an Editorial Board member, they will receive online subscriptions to both journals, and a 30% discount for Routledge, Taylor & Francis books.  

How to Apply

To apply, please email a brief CV (one-page maximum) and cover letter to the Editor Professor Boria Majumdar ( and the Taylor & Francis Portfolio Manager, Alejandra Black ( Please outline in your cover letter how you meet the attributes listed above, your vision for the accounts, and how would build awareness and maximise dissemination of the journals.


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