The Black Letter Media company – Poetry Potion and The BLM Store – is growing. I’m looking for someone to assist me with various aspects of managing and running Poetry Potion and the BLM Store.

This person should be web savvy, have a flair for words and be available to assist with basic admin and coordination tasks. Details for the position:

Position: Assistant

Duties: Handle communications for the team, contribute to and assist with the editorial process of Poetry Potion. Assist with basic admin and assistant tasks for The BLM Store

Compensation: Hourly rate based on skills and experience.

Location: Preferably in the Johannesburg CBD area or the nearest surrounding areas

Time Required: Roughly 15-20 hours a week.


  • Must be familiar with and have a passion for the poetry, book, digital publishing industries.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.
  • Must be an avid social media user of sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest and blogs like WordPress.
  • Marketing, writing and communication flair/skill/experience will be a plus but not a deal breaker.

If you are interested please send an email with your attached CV to [email protected] with “BLM Assistant” in the subject line. In your email please tell me why are interested in this position.

Please submit by Sunday, 17 June 2012 7pm.