Jobs for Poets: July 11, 2018

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Jul 11 2018
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 Book Industry Charitable Foundation in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is seeking a part-time Communication & Marketing Coordinator to oversee social media and website content, focusing on analytics and creating communication plans for various events, fundraising activities, and more.
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  • Bloomsbury Publishing in New York City is seeking a full-time Sales Manager/Director to drive sales and the direction of the distribution team across all the genres they publish.
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  • Cave Canem in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking a part-time Administrative/Development Assistant to be responsible for providing clerical support to the staff and executive director in administration, human resources, development, communications, and more.
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  • City Lights Bookstore in San Francisco, California, is seeking a full-time Bookstore Floor Manager to oversee the operations of the bookstore and coordinate the day's activities by supervising staff, directing workflow, and performing other administrative duties.
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  • Columbia University Press in New York City is seeking a full-time Editorial Assistant to be responsible for providing general editorial and clerical support to two editors, including soliciting peer reviews, preparing book descriptions, and preparing manuscripts for release, among other responsibilities.
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  • Forward Arts Foundation in London, England, is seeking a full-time Office Coordinator to be responsible for the Forward Prizes for Poetry & National Poetry Day, ensuring the smooth running of the office and activities.
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  • Grove Atlantic in New York City is seeking a full-time Social Media Coordinator to join its marketing team and use their social media expertise to market eighty-plus titles each year.
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  • National Endowment for the Humanities in Washington, D.C., is seeking a full-time Program Specialist to work with the Division of Education Program staff in developing the EDSITE project and increase its impact both within and outside the agency.
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  • New York University Press in New York City is seeking a full-time Editorial Assistant to screen and review unsolicited manuscripts, prepare manuscripts for copyediting, and draft catalog and jacket copy, among other clerical and editorial duties as assigned.
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  • Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time, temporary Faculty Member in English composition to be responsible for educational leadership, student instruction, and advising for a two-year term.
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  • Peter Lang Publishing in New York City is seeking a Digital Sales Representative to work directly for the sales and marketing director, overseeing the day-to-day administration to ensure that authors and customers receive a high level of service.
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  • Princeton University in New Jersey is seeking Hodder Fellows to undertake independent projects and Lecturer and Princeton Arts Fellows to teach one course each semester of their awarded term.
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  • Queer | Art in New York City is seeking a part-time Programs and Operations Assistant to be responsible for conducting and organizing research on artists, assisting with community outreach, and helping with the production of events.
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  • Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, is seeking a full-time Teaching Instructor to instruct in the departments of English and Literature and Women's Studies, focusing on LGBTQ literature, theory, and culture for the 2018-2019 academic year.
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  • Sasquatch Books in Seattle, Washington, is seeking a full-time Senior Production Editor to work with the editorial director in analyzing manuscripts, performing editing as required, and tracking and completing all editorial aspects on projects as assigned.
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  • Sterling Publishing in New York City is seeking a full-time Project Editor to be responsible for assigned titles, and any other related projects, from manuscript through production.
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  • The College of New Rochelle in New Rochelle, New York, is seeking a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in Composition to teach twelve credit hours per year and serve as the Director of the Writing Center, overseeing writing tutorial services and coordinating other aspects of the writing program.
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  • Trident Booksellers & Cafe in Boston, Massachusetts, is seeking a full-time Events Coordinator to grow their events program and continue their mission of providing an open and spirited place to gather.
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  • Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio, is seeking a full-time Lecturer in English to specialize in composition for a nine-month appointment.
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  • Words Without Borders in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking part-time Editorial Fellows to be mentored by experienced editors while making contributions to the literary magazine.
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  • W. W. Norton in New York City is seeking a full-time Contracts and Permissions Assistant to work closely with the contracts director and trade editorial departments to oversee the review, revising, and updating of permission licenses and log.
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