Could You Be Our Assistant Interviews Editor?


The Rumpus is looking for an Assistant Interviews Editor! Gain hands-on knowledge of the editing and publishing processes by working closely with a Rumpus editor.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Read Submittable submissions and determine appropriateness for site
  2. Read unsolicited submissions and determine appropriateness for site (chosen at Interviews Editor’s discretion)
  3. Copyedit final drafts of interviews, and set them up in WordPress
  4. Research and find interesting interview subjects for Interviews Editor to consider for site
  5. Conduct interviews for the site, as desired
  6. Assist Interviews Editor with tasks as needed


We’re seeking applicants with some prior experience, especially working with WordPress and Submittable, and a familiarity with our content and tone, who can commit approximately 5-10 hours a week. This is a volunteer position.

If you are interested, please email melissa AT the with a resume and couple of sentences about why you’d like to work at The Rumpus. Make sure to also tell us a bit about yourself, and give us your availability. We’d love to hear from you!