Join The Motley Team

We are currently seeking Peer Reviewers, Copyeditors, and two Communications Coordinators to join The Motley Team! Are you a student interested in gaining publication experience? Have a knack for polishing papers or serious citation skills? Apply below to join The Motley! 

Join the Motley Team


Responsibilities of Communications Coordinator

  • Creating, editing, and sharing weekly content through social media platforms (primarily Instagram and LinkedIn)
  • Collaborating with internal teams to build and execute social media strategies to increase brand awareness and engagement
  • Monitoring social media channels for member feedback, questions, and concerns and responding 
  • Using social media tools to track and analyze social media performance and report on key metrics
  • Working closely with the Outreach Coordinator
Requirements for the Role: 
  • Excellent writing, editing (photo/video/text), grammar, presentation, and communication skills
  • Social networking experience and basic graphic design skills (primarily Canva however experience with Photoshop, AdobeInDesign, etc, is considered an asset)
  • Able to work individually and as a team


Responsibilities of Outreach Coordinator

  • Finding organizations and people of influence willing to coordinate with the Motley and reaching out to them
  • Collaborating with internal teams to build and excecute outreach strategies to increase brand awareness and engagement
  • Monitoring outreach channels for possible connections with the Motley
  • Keeping the Managing Editor aware of all external communication and outreach efforts
  • Working closely with the Communications Coordinator

Requirements for the Role

  • Excellent writing, grammar, presentation, and formal communication skills
  • Social networking experience and understanding of how to coordinate between multiple groups
  • Able to work individually and as a team


Responsibilities of Peer Reviewer or Copyeditor

Reviewers and Copyeditors are integral to maintaining The Motley's editorial standards and are an essential part of The Motley team. 

Peer reviewers make recommendations to the editor on whether or not the work should be published, and provide feedback to authors to help them revise and improve their work before publication. If hired, peer reviewers are expected to read and follow journal guidelines and ethics policies. Reviews are assigned on a rolling basis (sent out as articles are submitted throughout the year). 
Copyeditors fulfill two roles: copy editing and author relations. Editors focusing on fine tuning the grammar, clarity, and reference accuracy of submissions after they are accepted to the journal. They communicate directly with student authors to provide strategies that allow their thoughts to shine as bright as they can.

Why Become a Member of The Motley Team?

  • Increase your knowledge of various topics in the field of communication, media, and film
  • Improve your writing
  • Contribute to your academic community and the overall discipline
  • Develop relationships with peers and other academics in a scholarly community 
  • Develop your CV, publication experience can help you stand out in job applications or in applications to undergraduate school