Editorial Positions


Available positions: Copy Editor, Multimedia Designer, and Social Media Editor.


The Mantle publishes emerging critics, writers, and intellectuals in the areas of Arts & Culture, International Affairs, Philosophy, and Literature. We foster discourse with a global audience through critiques, essays, and interviews. We pay close attention to voices with limited exposure in their home countries and the English language, as well as individuals experiencing censorship. Our Roundtable debate series allows for deeper engagement on select issues, while our Publishing arm features emerging critical and literary talent in print and ebook form.


We are currently seeking editors to join our team on a volunteer basis. We run with an all-volunteer staff, and are looking for a few more folks dedicated to giving their time in the pursuit of great literature, thoughtful critique, and amplifying otherwise silenced voices.


Copy Editor

The copy editor will be responsible for proofreading all articles for grammar and style before publication. This role also involves some fact-checking for pieces that include original reporting, hyperlinks, or academic citations.


Social Media

The social media editor will be responsible for running our Facebook and Twitter accounts, helping create a social strategy, and assisting with our Instagram account. This is a new position that might evolve over time.


Multimedia Designer

The multimedia designer will create/edit art and digital images for the magazine. Maintain/adapt logos and branded images for marketing and promotional purposes. Assist in the creation of Mantle merchandise. Help with social media imaging, and maintaining continuity of our brand.


How to Apply

Send a resume to Morgan Forde (morgan [at] themantle.com). Please include links to any published pieces, as well as appropriate social media handles (e.g., Twitter, Instagram).