International Alliance for Women in Music

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Editors for the IAWM Journal

The International Alliance for Women in Music, dedicated to fostering the activities of women in music, is seeking applicants for Editor and Associate Editor of its quarterly publication, the IAWM journal.

The Journal, for members and libraries internationally, contains research on historical and contemporary women in music, book, performance and recording reviews, member news, and information about IAWM’s awards, grants and more.

The Editor in Chief is responsible for the journal’s content and its publication. This volunteer part-time position with a small honorarium begins August 1, 2024.

Associate and Assistant Editors work alongside the Editor-in-Chief.

Applicants need have a distinguished record of achievement in some aspect of music. Previous journal editorial experience is preferred, but not required.




  • Solicit, review, and make final decisions on submissions
  • Appoint and collaborate with assistant and associate editors on the editorial board
  • Manage the review and publication process, including editorial assignments and processes
  • Work with the IAWM President to establish Journal priorities
  • Maintain and foster relationships within the community of women in music
  • Applicants need strong organizational, management and personnel skills, and a commitment to publishing high quality, relevant, and engaging writing.

If you are interested, please send a letter of interest including a description of your qualifications and a current CV to [email protected] with “Journal Editor” in the subiect line.

We look forward to hearing from you!