[Air-L] Social media editor, Discourse, Context & Media

Caroline.Tagg [she/her] caroline.tagg at open.ac.uk
Tue Jan 10 00:25:22 PST 2023

Dear all,

The Discourse, Context & Media editorial team are looking for a Social Media Editor to develop, implement and evaluate the journal’s social media presence across a range of platforms. The role would involve working with the team to:

  *   develop a social media strategy with the aim of increasing the journal’s visibility and reach
  *   oversee, plan and create content across selected social media sites, including alerts for new articles, issues, special issues and Editor’s Choice articles
  *   manage and facilitate social media communities by responding to social media posts, initiating discussions, and developing the journal’s brand
  *   monitor and analyse engagement and performance, as well as tracking competitor activity, and provide monthly reports for the team.
  *   join the monthly editorial team meetings online.

Please see the website for more information about the DCM editorial team and the journal’s aims and scope: https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/discourse-context-and-media

As the journal’s Social Media Editor you become a member of the editorial team and would be involved in the journal’s development and strategy. In addition you would be listed on the journal masthead as one of the editorial team. This position comes with a modest honorarium, and full access to ScienceDirect and SCOPUS. The typical term of this sort of editorial agreement would be for two years, with options of renewal.

If you are interested in being considered for this role, please send your CV and a paragraph detailing what you would bring to the role and how you would benefit from it (max. 200 words) to Caroline Tagg (caroline.tagg at open.ac.uk<mailto:caroline.tagg at open.ac.uk>) by Friday 17th February 2023.

We look forward to hearing from you.

The DCM Editorial Team

Best wishes,


Dr Caroline Tagg (she/her), SFHEA

Senior Lecturer in Applied Linguistics

Associate Head of Research and Scholarship, LAL, WELS

Secretary of the British Association of Applied Linguistics<https://www.baal.org.uk/>

Editor-in-Chief of Discourse, Context & Media<https://www.journals.elsevier.com/discourse-context-and-media>

School of Languages and Applied Linguistics (LAL)

Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)

L1, Stuart Hall,

The Open University

Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

Staff webpage: http://www.open.ac.uk/people/ct7565

caroline.tagg at open.ac.uk<https://ouca.open.ac.uk/owa/redir.aspx?SURL=W4D2PJ-1XWVyIjeEtG0A0xUJxin5fOL7OKsaXCknC5SzTXBSYM3SCG0AYQBpAGwAdABvADoAbQAuAGUALgBsAGUAZQBkAGgAYQBtAEAAbwBwAGUAbgAuAGEAYwAuAHUAawA.&URL=mailto%3am.e.leedham%40open.ac.uk>


Current project: Mobile conversations in context (MoCo<https://wels.open.ac.uk/research/moco>), 2021-2022, funded by a British Academy mid-career fellowship.

Recent publications:

Mobile Messaging and Resourcefulness: a post-digital ethnography <https://www.routledge.com/Mobile-Messaging-and-Resourcefulness-A-Post-digital-Ethnography/Tagg-Lyons/p/book/9780367143541> (2022), by Caroline Tagg and Agnieszka Lyons, Routledge.

Message and Medium: English language practices across old and new media<https://www.degruyter.com/view/title/562535> (2020), edited by Caroline Tagg and Mel Evans, de Gruyter Mouton.

Take a look at A Multilingual Decameron: Stories of a different world<http://wels.open.ac.uk/news/new-book-published-multilingual-decameron> – a collection of stories written by Open University students during the pandemic – available in print from Amazon<https://www.amazon.co.uk/Multilingual-Decameron-Stories-Different-World-ebook/dp/B08J1NJ616/ref=sr_1_1?crid=14IZGR3REJG9C&dchild=1&keywords=a+multilingual+decameron&qid=1604336501&s=books&sprefix=a+multi%2Caps%2C172&sr=1-1> or downloadable for free from books2read<https://books2read.com/b/bwdZ29> or the Kindle store.

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