Career Opportunities


We are currently accepting applications for three part-time Literary Outreach Coordinators, one each in Detroit, Houston, and New Orleans.  As part of a pilot project funded by the Hearst Foundations, Literary Outreach Coordinators will be equal parts community organizers and local correspondents, responsible for increasing awareness of Poets & Writers’ tools and resources for writers with a special focus on the availability of grants through our Readings & Workshops Program. With extensive support from Poets & Writers, Outreach Coordinators will have a unique opportunity to strengthen the literary community and help writers in their city. Applications are requested by Friday, February 8.  Download the job description and application instructions.



The staff accountant works closely with the director of finance and accounting as part of a busy two-person team that supports the work of Poets & Writers, a leading nonprofit literary arts organization. The staff accountant has primary responsibility for both accounts payable and accounts receivable and supports all functions of the department. Reports to the director of finance and accounting. This is a full-time position in our New York City office; we offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Download the job description and application instructions.