Call for Social Media Coordinator: The Recipes Project

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Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
September 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Asian History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Native American History / Studies

Are you interested in recipes of all kinds? The Recipes Project is looking for a social media editor to join our team! Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining RP sites on Twitter and Facebook
  • Expanding audiences through online engagement, including correspondence
  • Promoting and sharing new developments from RP


Candidates from all historical periods and disciplines are invited to apply. This includes but is not limited to historians (especially modernists), literary critics, classicists, linguists, anthropologists, and those in food studies. Applications from PhD candidates are strongly encouraged.

To apply, please include a CV and one-paragraph statement describing what you will bring to the team. Please submit applications via email to by 30 September 2018.


About Us
The Recipes Project is a blog with international reach that explores recipes of all kinds: medical, culinary, scientific, magical. Our posts cover a range of topics relating to historic cookbooks, ingredients, foodways, and methods of cultivation and production across time and place. We have a broad audience—in the first half of 2018, we averaged 26,000 unique site visitors per month, and we have over 8,600 Twitter followers. We look forward to expanding further, with your help.

Contact Info: 

RP Current Editorial Team:
Jessica Clark
Amanda Herbert
Elaine Leong
Lisa Smith
Laurence Totelin