Jobs for Poets: February 6, 2019

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Feb 06 2019
Jobs for Poets

Every Wednesday we share literary and arts jobs posted by our fellow organizations, universities, and schools. Take a look at the opportunities available for poets in the workforce now. If you’re an employer and want to submit a job for consideration in Jobs for Poets, email [email protected].


  • The Association of Writers & Writing Programs in Riverdale Park, Maryland, is seeking a full-time Advertising Manager to manage all advertisement-related duties for the organization, including their magazine, conference, newsletter, and website. To apply, send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by February 15.
     
  • Bellevue Literary Press in New York City is seeking a part-time Director of Development to be responsible for all aspects of fundraising and donor cultivation, including identifying, writing, and submitting to new grant opportunities. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to Erika Goldman at [email protected].
     
  • Bloomsbury Publishing in New York City is seeking a full-time Publicity Manager to be responsible for the execution of major publicity campaigns for their special interest titles. Responsibilities include writing press materials, pitching local and national media, and coordinating author appearances.
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  • Charleston Southern University in South Carolina is seeking a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of English to teach a variety of courses, including freshman composition and sophomore literature with occasional upper-level courses, beginning August 2019.
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  • Chelsea Green Publishing in White River Junction, Vermont, is seeking a full-time Digital Marketing Specialist to execute market initiatives that will increase their e-commerce revenue, customer acquisition, and engagement. 
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  • College Art Association in New York City is seeking a full-time Publications and Programs Administrator to assist with text proofing, preparing letters for marketing efforts, and coordinating grant applications, among other repsonsibilities. 
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  • Cornell University Press in Ithaca, New York, is seeking a part-time Production Editor to manage the production of thirteen to eighteen projects from manuscript to bound book.
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  • Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut, is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of English Writing to teach a three-three course load in core writing, including composition and rhetoric, beginning September 2019.
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  • Gotham Ghostwriters in New York City is seeking a full-time Editorial Director to serve as the chief quality control agent for the organization's core service offering, which is to propose a writer for a given client's needs.
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  • Graywolf Press in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is seeking a full-time Marketing and Events Assistant to lend support for all aspects of the press's event programming, including author tours, literary festivals, and trade shows. They are also seeking a full-time Editorial and Production Associate to oversee the full production process of ten to fifteen poetry, essay, criticism, and translation titles throughout the year.
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  • Hachette Book Group in New York City is seeking a full-time Managing Editor to work with publishers and the editorial team in overseeing the production of manuscripts, copy, and sales materials, as well as manage a few special book projects.
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  • Imperial Valley College in Imperial, California, is seeking a full-time, tenure-track English Professor to plan, develop, and implement course curricula, participate in recruiting activities with local schools, and teach a variety of English courses.
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  • New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell is seeking a full-time, tenure-track High School / Junior College English Instructor to teach high school survey courses of world literature and developmental writing beginning August 2019.
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  • Scripps College in Claremont, California, is seeking a full-time Mary Routt Endowed Chair of Writing to design and teach one writing workshop course and give two public readings or talks, beginning Spring 2020.
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  • The Experiment in New York City is seeking a full-time Associate Editor or Editor to solicit, evaluate, acquire, and edit the nonfiction books the press publishes.
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  • The International Women's Writing Guild in New York City is seeking a full-time Executive Director to be responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization's activities, including staff and board liaison management, onsite and online programming guidance, and fundraising and financial oversight. To apply, send one PDF including an updated resume or C.V., and a cover letter explaining what you bring to the organization and how you can help them shape their future, to [email protected]
     
  • The New Press in New York City is seeking a full-time Editorial Assistant / Assistant Editor to work on nonfiction titles from acquisition through publication. They are also seeking a full-time Publishing and Marketing Assistant to market, coordinate, and implement the academic and trade book marketing efforts for the press, as well as provide administrative support.
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  • University of South Florida in St. Petersburg is seeking a full-time Instructor of General Education to teach a four-four teaching load of rhetoric and composition classes for a nine-month appointment.
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  • University of San Francisco in California is seeking a full-time Gerardo Marn Diversity Fellow to complete their dissertation and initiate an ongoing program of scholarly or creative work while fulfilling the service responsibilities of a university faculty member.
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  • Words Without Borders in New York City is seeking a part-time Digital Marketing and Communications Manager to work closely with the executive director in developing and implementing digital communication strategies in line with the organization's goals.
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