We are currently accepting all artistic and literary submissions for the publication of our upcoming centennial issue in January 2020 via this form and via email thebrowniesbook@gmail.com

The mission is to always generate kid power. The powers (themes) to be explored and tackled in this issue are Joy & Happiness—one of the initial aims of the publication of the magazine.

We would love to view samples, books, behance profiles, kidTV series scripts, websites, & social media pages of promising:
comic, illustrators, graphic novelist, videographers, directors, producers, authors, writers, poet, activity specialist, gamer, & puzzlers.

The work must be intended for children aged 8-13 years old.

Please submit a summary of your work themes, short sample, and/or a link to a long sample below.

All submissions will give careful consideration to each submission.

We do seek to compensate for the licensure of all published work.

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Children’s Literature & Media Editorial Internships

LOCATION

Remote.  Brooklyn. Around Tri State area. Paid Production based travel involved. 

WHO WE ARE

The Brownies’ Book is apart of the making of a historic canon: the African American children’s literary canon founded in 1919. The magazine’s revival is apart of a mission to generate kid power and create a more inclusive world during the 21st century. The Brownie Collective, our non-profit,  will complete its mission through a combination of thought-provoking stories, creative expression, and business innovation. We aim to eradicate ‘the standard’ and shift narratives around ‘the other’ from intolerance and even tolerance to celebration and to generally be a thing of joy, unity, happiness, beauty, strength and expansion. 

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The Brownies’ Book  ( d/b/a SIMI, Inc. ) is currently offering an editorial internship opportunity. The Editorial team works on a variety of initiatives including and not limited to:  the Edudaily, the digital/ print magazine: The Brownies’ Book, and its aligning multi-media series. As such, we are looking for enthusiastic interns who would like to explore a range of creative opportunities, preferably with strong research, writing, and editing skills in addition to an interest in children’s literature and media.

They will have a number of responsibilities which may include 

  • proofreading, 

  • choosing editorial styles, 

  • Editing,

  • updating an Edudaily, 

  • managing the mailing list, 

  •  aiding in submissions intake, sorting and sending out notices as needed, 

  • helping with mailings,

  • scheduling and  attending meetings, 

  • and handling other administrative tasks.

TIMING

The fall internship will begin mid- September and end in Mid- November. 


REQUIREMENTS

Let me see your work.

Let me see your passion. 

We want people with tenacity, drive, and work ethic. 

Basics

  • Follow an editorial calendar, collaborating with other members of the content production team to ensure timely delivery of materials

  • Monitor and analyze the performance of key performance indicators (KPIs) to offer suggestions for improvement

  • Use search engine optimization (SEO) strategies in writing to maximize the online visibility of a website in search results

PAYMENT

Will provide do College or HS credit. 

Will pay a stipend- contingent on deliverables not hours. 

SPECIALIZATIONS NEEDED:

Public Communications 

Print Media

Digital Media 

Marketing 

Social Media

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in an internship, please submit a resume and quick interest blurb to  thebrowniesbook@gmail.com by September 7th 2019 at 5pm. Be sure to include “Editorial Internship” in the subject line.

The Brownie Collective, Inc [501(c)3]  & SIMI Kids, Inc. both value the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.