Job Call: Administrative Intern (Fall 2022)

Peripheral Review
Remote and/or in-person (Vancouver/Toronto)

Deadline to apply: The job call is now closed. 

Peripheral Review is seeking an emerging artist, writer, organizer, or art administrator to help with various administrative duties related to producing, advertising and disseminating the 2022 print issue, as well as online content from October 25 – December 31, 2022. The position is flexible and remote, with opportunities to work with the Editors in-person if the candidate is based in either Vancouver or Toronto to help with book fairs and issue launches. The position pays an honorarium of $1,200 in two instalments, for approximately 43 total hours of work throughout the time period ($28/hour). The funding for this position is generously supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. 

PR prioritizes candidates who are considered emerging or underrepresented, meaning those with less work experience regardless of age, education or ability. The candidate should have access to a stable internet connection, be familiar with using Zoom, Gmail and Microsoft Excel, and have access to and working knowledge with Adobe Photoshop and/or InDesign. An interest and dedicated investment to the Canadian emerging art community is a must for the position, as it is designed to give valuable work experience to an emerging artist or otherwise invested community member who is interested in learning more about arts publishing. We prefer that the candidate not be a currently enrolled student. 

*The position is flexible based on the candidate’s skills and desired learning outcomes. The exact job description will be confirmed by the Editors and the intern once the contract begins. The list below is an example of all items that can be worked on, none of the skills below (except for being able to meet semi-frequently on Zoom) are required for qualification. 

  • Attend Zoom meetings with the Editors 
  • Help to monitor and organize submissions during the fall call period
  • Help to design (if experience with creating web graphics) social media posts and schedule them to go live
  • Help monitor Instagram social media account
  • Aid in designing and scheduling email newsletters on Mailchimp
  • Copyediting reviews for publication using Google docs
  • Drafting posts on the website (WordPress)
  • Help in organizing and planning issue launches and tabling at art book fairs in-person (if based in either Toronto/Vancouver)

How to Apply:
Send a resume and a cover letter describing your interests and previous work experience in an email to with the subject line: Application – Administrative Intern by Monday October 10, 2022 at 9:00am PST. Interviews on Zoom will be scheduled for that week. 

If you have any questions or need accommodations for your application, please email us in advance of the deadline.