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Phenomenal World is growing our editorial team and is seeking applicants for a part-time Editorial Fellow. Phenomenal World is a publication focused on political economy, social and economic history, finance, sociology, and related fields. We are part of the Jain Family Institute, a nonprofit applied research organization in the social sciences.

The fellowship will last six months. Hours may vary but candidates should expect roughly 20 hours per week, including attendance at weekly editorial meetings in the morning ET. Our office is in New York City, but remote work is possible for this position and applicants are welcome to apply regardless of location.

Salary: $2500/month

Deadline to apply: Friday, May 13, 2022


  • Work with the editorial team to brainstorm topics and authors, and execute commissions
  • Work with drafts through multiple stages of editing and production
  • Copy edit and proofread longform and shortform articles
  • On occasion, collaborate on the planning and hosting of digital or hybrid events with PW authors and kindred writers and researchers


  • Three years or more experience in news, magazine, or book publishing
  • Familiarity with Google Drive and Google Sheets
  • Strong copyediting and proofreading skills
  • Experience shepherding pieces from conception to publication
  • A serious commitment to clarity and style in writing
  • Comfortability with asynchronous work, deadlines, and regular meetings
  • An interest in economics, politics, sociology, history, and the broad scope of political economy we cover on Phenomenal World

Above all, we are looking for a sharp and experienced editor who is enthusiastic about understanding the global political economy.

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