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New NACBS Digital Media Director Position Available

Published: June 7, 2022

New Digital Media Director Position Available


About the NACBS

The North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS) is a scholarly society dedicated to British Studies throughout history and around the world. The NACBS sponsors a scholarly journal, the Journal of British Studies, online publications, an annual conference, as well as several academic prizes, graduate fellowships, and undergraduate essay contests. The international membership brings together specialists in history, literature, art history, politics, law, sociology, economics, and many more fields.

About the Opportunity

The NACBS is excited to expand its digital presence to reach a wider audience and to continue to build community among those interested in British Studies. The organization currently hosts a website ( and has social media accounts on Twitter and Facebook.

Working with the Executive Director and the digital media committee of the NACBS, the new digital media director will lead the effort to redesign our website and renew our social media presence.

The responsibilities of this part-time position include:

  • - Identify innovative and inclusive ways to promote knowledge of and interest in British Studies through digital media

  • - Broaden the NACBS’s digital outreach to new audiences and organizations 

  • - Refresh the NACBS web presence, initiating new forms of direct community engagement and communication, along with adapting new forms of conference participation at regional and transnational levels with our partner institutions

  • - Develop and communicate messaging on the organization’s social media platforms

  • - Regularly refresh and update the website and integrate activity on the Journal of British Studies partner website 

  • - Monitor and report the usage of the organization’s digital assets and promote increased engagement


The successful applicant will have: 

  • - Familiarity with British studies

  • - Expertise in social media, including Twitter

  • - Knowledge of web platforms, such as WordPress, Wix and Squarespace

Application Process

  • - Send a letter of interest explaining your experience in website design, management, and social media

  • - Describe your familiarity with British studies

  • - CV

Term of service and salary to be negotiated.  

Applications are due by August 1, 2022.  Please send materials to Prof. David Chan Smith at [email protected].


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