Tuesday, April 24

Jobs

Kajal Magazine is looking for amazing and passionate volunteers to join our team. Look below to find our current job openings. If you don’t see something that fits your skillset, please email Nadya Agrawal at nadya@kajalmag.com with your credentials.

Film & Television Editor

South Asia is one of the largest creators and markets for film and television, it’s time we devote a whole section to it on our site. Our Film & Television Editor will cover events like the Mustard Seed Film Festival. They’ll write film reviews and interview directors, actors, and writers about their work. They’ll have the chance to translate their love of movies, film, and television into eloquent essays and articles for Kajal.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send us links to relevant work you have done and places you have been published as well as your résumé. Kajal‘s Film Editor is expected to have a voracious film appetite so tell us about your film diet (how often you watch films, go to the movies, the favorites you revisit, etc.) and the last film you watched and loved. The interview process will include you writing three articles about film and television to be published on Kajal Magazine under your byline. Email your application to Nadya at nadya@kajalmag.com with “Film Editor” in the subject line.

Food Editor

Beautiful photography, family recipes, gorgeous essays, our food section is taking off and we need an editor to lead it. Our Food Editor will be expected to dig deeper than chai tutorials. We want the meat of it (pun intended)–from the sexual politics of the food industry to the history of immigration to the importance of comfort food, we want and need to consume (again!) it all.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send us links to relevant work you have done and places you have been published as well as your résumé. Tell us about your favorite dish and your favorite recipe and what makes them so good. The interview process will include you writing three articles about food to be published on Kajal Magazine under your byline. Email your application to Nadya at nadya@kajalmag.com with “Food Editor” in the subject line.

Music Editor

From compiling playlists to getting the chance to meet and feature musicians on the website, the Music Editor is one of the more creative editorial positions. Our Music Editor will explore the world of South Asian music – spanning from the diaspora to the subcontinent. This will include finding independent musicians with a sound to love, attending shows, interviewing artists, reviewing their music to include it on our site, and building on a network of South Asian artists.

If you would like to apply for this position, please send us links to relevant work you have done and places you have been published as well as your résumé. Also let us know who your favorite new artist is, and what makes their music special. The interview process will include you writing three articles about music and musicians to be published on Kajal Magazine under your byline. Email your application to Nadya at nadya@kajalmag.com with “Music Editor” in the subject line.

Staff Writers

Writers! We need you!

If you read Kajal regularly and have been on the lookout for an outlet to call home, apply! What we need from you is a copy of your résumé, links to places you have been published, and 3-5 pitches for stories you think would suit Kajal (please look at our Submissions guide before sending). Our typical interview process includes working with you on publishing 3 pieces on the site under your by-line. Email your application to Nadya at nadya@kajalmag.com with “Staff Writer” in the subject line.

Business Manager

As our site grows, we need someone to head up the business side of things. In 2018, we are looking to expand our team and projects, begin hosting events, and distribute our print volumes to stores worldwide. The Kajal Business Manager should have grant-writing experience and be enthusiastic about helping Kajal grow. This position is ideal for someone who is intrepid and skilled at handling partnerships. Send a copy of your résumé and a short cover letter to Nadya at nadya@kajalmag.com. Please include “Business Manager” in the subject line.

Kajal seeks to tell diverse stories from the South Asian diaspora and make space for underrepresented voices. We are on the look out for amazing talent from a variety of religious and cultural backgrounds. We encourage those from under or mis-represented communities in the South Asian diaspora to apply to join our team.