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Join the Squad

Become a member of Sapelo Square!

We are currently seeking editors for our Arts & CultureHistory, Politics and Religion sections, social media producers, and we also have internship opportunities!

Interested? Send a resume and cover letter to info@sapelosquare.com
Questions? E-mail info@sapelosquare.com

Editor responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with editorial team to effectively manage, edit, produce, and publish content for Sapelo Square.
  • Identifying and recruiting potential contributors.
  • Providing guidance to contributors throughout the writing and submission process.
  • Producing content as needed, which may include writing, collecting and editing raw content and media.
  • Creating and maintaining a publishing calendar for the relevant section.
  • Meeting scheduled submission deadlines.
  • Communicating with Senior Editor regarding writing and editing process.
  • Upholding the mission and values of Sapelo Square by being inclusive of the dynamic and diverse Black Muslim voices in the United States.
  • Attending monthly (virtual) Sapelo Squad meetings.
  • Educating the broader public about Black Muslims in the United States and challenging the marginalization and invisibility of this critical community.

Social media producer responsibilities include:

  • Developing a social media strategy that is consistent with Sapelo’s strategic plan and branding.
  • Creating consistent, meaningful content and graphics for all social media platforms, including writing and editing social media posts, improving engagement, and promoting social media campaigns.
  • Monitoring the existing design (ads, thumbnails, landing pages, profile pictures, etc.) and keeping informed of its modifications
  • Stay current with social media trends and best practices. 
  • Preparing monthly reports on social media marketing efforts.
  • Suggesting recommendations to adjust the social media strategy for optimal results.
  • Using analytical tools such as Google Analytics, Hootsuite Pro, and Facebook Insights to monitor and evaluate the company’s social media presence and performance.
  • Communicating with social media followers, including responding to queries in a timely manner.
  • Performing other duties when needed.

Internship opportunities vary and include providing editorial support, producing social media, and assisting with special programs such as Freedom School and our Ramadan Reflections series. Reach out at info@sapelosquare.com to learn more.