Join Us!

JOIN US!

The COMM is a passion project run with the help of volunteers around the world who love Japanese fashion, culture, and translation! If you would like to join this passionate group of people and gain some experience working with exciting opportunities, send us an email!

Your hours of work will depend on business needs and the requirements of the tasks you are assigned.

Photoshoot Submissions

Do you want to submit a photoshoot to The COMM?

We want to feature your photoshoots! Fill out the submission form below and email contactthecomm@gmail.com with the subject line “Photoshoot Submission”. The shoot must be exclusively for The COMM and not published elsewhere. We will review your pitch and see if the photoshoot has a place in an upcoming issue!

Please check our social media for information on the issue theme and submission deadlines!

SUBMISSION FORM:
Photoshoot Submission Form
Photoshoot Submission Form [SAMPLE]

Translator

Experienced German/Japanese translators wanted

Skills

  • Native speaker of German/Japanese with fluency in English
  • Translation experience necessary!
  • Knowledge of Japanese street fashion or willing to learn
  • Adaptable
  • Good time management
  • Able to meet deadlines

Website Manager

Responsible for website updates and maintenance. Responsible for uploading posts to the site.

Skills

  • Experienced with WordPress
  • Able to meet deadlines

Social Media Manager

Searching for a reliable and creative social manager to oversee The COMM’s social media. Must be able to make effective use of the various images for the site for social media audience. 

 

Skills

  • Native/Fluent English speaker
  • Thorough knowledge of social media and different uses for each medium
  • Knowledge of Japanese street fashion
  • Experience of using social media as a promotion tool

Writer

In-house writers are asked to produce at least four assigned articles per issue, with the possibility to develop their own additional column eventually. All articles must be submitted in English.

Skills

  • Native/fluent English speaker
  • Advanced in writing and researching
  • Able to write articles assigned from editor
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • Able to come up with own ideas
  • Adaptable
  • Proactive

Content Editor

Content Editors are required to complete an article critique (also known as AC) when reviewing an article. An AC is a general assessment of the article to provide a bird’s-eye view of the entire work.

 

Skills

  • Native/fluent English speaker
  • Review narrative voice
  • Review article structure
  • Provide feedback on overall theme
  • Provide feedback on overall consistency
  • Flag overall weaknesses within article
  • Adaptable
  • Proactive

Event Reporter

Love going to events? Love taking snaps of fabulous fashion? Become an official Event Reporter for The COMM!

At The COMM, we want to share your meetups, conventions, and fashion show events with The COMMunity! If you are planning to attend a:

  • Fashion meetup
  • Fashion show
  • Fashion walk
  • Fashion convention

then we want to hear from you! Email contacthecomm@gmail.com (subject line: “Event Report”), for information on writing an event report, interviewing attendees, and taking pics! Please include in the body of the email which event you are attending. One-off reports welcome. Trusted contributors may eventually be able to apply for press passes on our behalf. We are currently accepting reports in English only.

Please note: all of these positions are currently unpaid. Send your CV or resumé to contactthecomm@gmail.com with the subject line “Recruitment” and the job title you are applying for. We will try to give a response to your application within 5-10 business days.