The Italian Art Society’s IASblog seeks applications for staff writers to contribute regular features for the 2018-2019 term. IASblog publishes short articles on all aspects of Italian art and architecture from prehistory to the present. These articles can include, but are not limited to, historical notes tied to anniversary dates of births, deaths, or other significant events related to Italian artists, architects, designers, and patrons, as well as historians and critics of Italian art. Notes on current exhibitions, new publications, and news items relevant to the study and conservation of Italian art and architecture are also welcome.
Staff writers will create new content and/or revise existing content, averaging five to seven short posts per month (250-1,000 words) and are encouraged to pitch ideas for blog posts outside of their assigned articles. All new content will include author byline with hyperlink to a personal or professional website, and each staff writer will have a short bio posted on the blog’s “About” page. The position of staff writer does not carry additional compensation. Visit IASblog to see sample posts.
Knowledge of WordPress, SEO, and blogging technology is preferred; some training will be available.
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, CV, and a short writing sample to the IASblog Editors Alexis Culotta and Jean Marie Carey by 31 May 2018. Successful candidates should be advanced scholars of art history and must be or become members of the Italian Art Society. and will begin contributing to IASblog upon appointment for a one-year, renewable term.
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