We're Hiring an Editor

About Geist:

Geist is a Canadian literary magazine of ideas and culture. We publish narrative (fiction and non-fiction), essays, poetry, reviews, photography, drawings, comix, puzzles and little-known facts of interest—with a special interest in fresh interactions between text and image. We strive to be articulate, humorous and identifiably Canadian. Our mandate is to find and encourage a wide audience for new and established Canadian writers and artists of merit.

Geist is seeking a new Editor to join our small team. If the idea of working collaboratively on a national magazine excites you, we want to hear from you. This call lists a variety of qualifications, and we don’t expect candidates to have experience with everything on our list. When applying, please share where your experience lies and the areas in which you’d like to grow.

Geist is committed to improving the representation and inclusion of equity seeking groups within our organizational makeup. We strongly encourage applications from those who self-identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour), Women, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, as well as those living with a disability. If you are comfortable doing so, please self-identity within your application cover letter.

We offer a flexible hybrid remote schedule, however the incumbent Editor should be based in Vancouver, BC to participate in our collaborative workflow during peak production times.


This is a full-time position at 30 hours a week at a salary of $40,563.

Geist offers extended health & dental benefits and 4 weeks annual paid vacation. We provide a comprehensive leave policy inclusive of paid sick days, mental health days, and monthly menstrual leave days, as well as a professional development budget for staff.


This position reports directly to the Executive Director, and the Board of Directors.


Editorial & Production Management: 60%

Marketing & Circulation: 10%

Financial Management: 5%

Outreach and Engagement: 20%


Please send your cover letter and resume in one pdf document with the subject line: EditorGM to

Applications close January 16th at 11:59 PM PST



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