BLR Office Assistant

Bellevue Literary Review

149 East 23rd Street, #1516
New York, NY 10010




May 11, 2022

Part-time Assistant for Literary Magazine

Bellevue Literary Review (BLR) is a literary magazine that publishes creative writing at the intersection of healthcare and the arts. BLR is an established publication (20 years), but recently incorporated as a nonprofit organization. As a newly energized startup, BLR is seeking a highly organized individual (part-time) to help manage daily operations.

Job Description:

BLR is seeking a part-time assistant in the NYC area to provide administrative support to the Managing Editor and Chief Editor. The position requires strong organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, self-motivated work ethic, and facility with a variety of software and web-based applications.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing orders and subscriptions
  • Managing review process of submissions
  • Monitoring email accounts
  • Responding to customers
  • Managing production calendar for journal
  • Updating Wordpress website
  • Basic video and image editing
  • Posting on social media
  • Assisting with events and promotion
  • Assisting Managing Editor and Chief Editor as needed


  • Interest in literature and the arts
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic about new projects and learning
  • Familiarity with Google Drive, Wordpress, social media
  • Familiarity with basic image/video editing (Canva, Photoshop, iMovie)
  • Commitment to BLR’s mission and goals
  • 3 references who can attest to work ethic


  • Familiarity with editorial and publishing world
  • Proofreading skills
  • Social media skills
  • Marketing/publicity skills
  • Familiarity with InDesign
  • Familiarity with Submittable

Though we work remotely, we are NYC-based, and are looking for someone in the NYC-area. BLR is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and equity in all realms of its operations.

~15 hours per week, flexibly organized
$22 per hour