Jobs for Writers

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Earlham College

Writing Center Director and Librarian

Richmond
IN
posted 
4.19.19

Position: Writing Center Director and Librarian
Department: Library and Learning Resources (proposed new unit)
Status: Full time Administrative Faculty Position – 11 months
Annual Salary: Commensurate with experience, including a full benefit package.


General Description

Earlham College seeks a motivated, independent, creative person to direct our Writing Center. The Director will partner with personnel across the College to promote excellent writing. This position is supervised by the Library Director.

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UC San Diego

Temporary Part-Time Lecturer - Creative Writing

La Jolla
CA
posted 
4.19.19

The Department of Literature within the Division of Arts and Humanities at UC San Diego (https://literature.ucsd.edu/) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body, and invites applications whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment.

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Kensington Publishing Corp.

Communications Associate (Publicity & Marketing): Upmarket Fiction

New York
NY
posted 
4.17.19

Kensington Publishing seeks a Communications Associate who will be responsible for the publicity, marketing, and author support for 6–10 new fiction releases each month. You will be handling titles in two distinct categories: Upmarket Fiction (both historical and contemporary) and Domestic Suspense/Grip Lit.

Reporting to the Communications Director, you will develop and launch campaigns to promote your assigned titles through both earned and paid exposure.

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Two Lines Press

Sales & Marketing Manager

San Francisco
CA
posted 
4.17.19

On behalf of Two Lines Press, the Center for the Art of Translation is seeking a Sales and Marketing Manager to boost field, academic, library, and special sales. The ideal candidate will be a seasoned publishing professional eager to amplify the work of a daring small press.

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Voice of Witness

Part-Time Editorial Assistant

San Francisco
CA
posted 
4.17.19

Voice of Witness (VOW) is a nonprofit that advances human rights by amplifying the voices of people impacted by injustice. Our work is driven by the transformative power of the story, and by a strong belief that an understanding of crucial issues is incomplete without deep listening and learning from people who have experienced injustice firsthand. Through our oral history book series and education program, we amplify the voices of people impacted by injustice, teach ethics-driven storytelling, and partner with human rights advocates to:

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Cave Canem Foundation, Inc.

Executive Director

Brooklyn
NY
posted 
4.15.19

Cave Canem Foundation, Inc., founded in 1996, is one of the most important organizations for U.S. literary arts and letters and offers the premier space for the cultivation of African American poetry. We seek an Executive Director who will build on the organization’s successful 20+-year history and, in conjunction with the Board of Directors and staff, expand the organization with a vision towards Cave Canem Foundation, Inc.’s 25th anniversary in 2021.

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LitCharts

Freelance Writer of Poetry Guides

New York
NY
posted 
4.15.19

LitCharts writers are an exclusive group of excellent writers with a deep understanding of literature and how to teach it to others. LitCharts writers have gone on to become bestselling nonfiction writers, 2017 National Book Award finalists, New York Times journalists, Harvard literature PhD candidates, and more. Now you can apply to join them!

We're specifically looking for writers with a deep knowledge of poetry to help us expand our collection of poetry guides—unique guides that focus on specific works of poetry. Here are two examples of our poetry guides:

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Carnegie Mellon University

Executive Communications Manager - Office of the President

Pittsburgh
PA
posted 
4.15.19

Carnegie Mellon University is a private, global research university that challenges the curious and passionate to deliver work that matters. Our world-class institution has distinctive areas of excellence and a culture marked by ambition and a deep, practical engagement with challenges facing society. We continue to produce hardworking alumni and draw faculty and staff eager to be a part of the university’s creative, dedicated and close-knit community. We place emphasis on practical problem solving, interdisciplinary learning, an ambitious spirit, and collaboration.

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Cambridge University Press

Customer Service Supervisor

New York
NY
posted 
4.10.19

The Customer Service Supervisor is responsible for managing a Key Account Management team with Cambridge University Press. They are directly accountable for customer satisfaction and enhancing the customer experience through enthusiastic coaching and development of cross-site teams. The individual will work closely with sales teams, line managers, and global partners to gain buy-in for the key account management strategy and position. They will also work to train and develop their global customer service team partners to ensure delivery of excellent quality and service.

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Lucinda Literary

Editorial & Marketing Assistant

New York
NY
posted 
4.8.19

Lucinda Literary is excited to announce a new editorial and marketing assistant position. In this role, you will primarily handle the company calendar, scheduling calls and meetings with authors and editors, but will also be responsible for reviewing and lending editorial input on fiction and nonfiction projects, and creating content for the company blog. You’ll be part of building a book—from the ground up. For those who bring research and marketing acumen, we’re looking for self-starters to assist with our speakers bureau.

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Drizzle Review

Volunteer Book Reviewer

posted 
4.6.19

The editors at Drizzle Review invite you to join us in reviewing books in all genres by minority and under-represented authors.

Drizzle is a site dedicated to the celebration of a diverse literary culture—we publish short essays, interviews, book reviews, and reading lists that promote literary diversity and the work of under-represented authors from around the globe.

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Midland College

Faculty-Integrated Reading & Writing/English

Midland
TX
posted 
4.5.19

The Integrated Reading and Writing/English Instructor will provide instruction in developmental reading and writing classes and college credit classes in Composition. The Integrated Reading and Writing/English Instructor will also provide instruction/mentoring to students in the writing lab and mentor adjuncts.


Required Qualifications

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Edgewood College

Writing Program Co-Director/Writing Center Director

Madison
WI
posted 
4.4.19

The Writing Program Co-Director/Writing Center Director shares leadership with the Writing Program Faculty Fellow Co-Director to provide direction for a College-wide writing program including the development of a shared vision, language, expectations, tools, and initiatives for writing. This position facilitates connections, partnerships, and integration between writing, reading, and critical thinking consistent with the Strategic Framework priority.  Provides leadership in the student Writing Center and in all aspects of academic writing support across student populations. 
 

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Cambridge University Press

Academic Editorial Internship

New York
NY
posted 
4.4.19

We are looking for two highly motivated and collaborative Editorial Interns to join our Academic Books Editorial Team in the New York office. You will have the opportunity to assist editors and editorial assistants in coordination of all editorial phases of book publication, from assessing submitted manuscripts to promoting and distributing completed books.   

You will be corresponding with Cambridge University Press colleagues, authors, and peer reviewers, researching possible cover and interior images for books, and managing both administrative work and pre-production work. 

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Poets & Writers Magazine

Associate Editor

New York
NY
posted 
4.4.19

Poets & Writers Magazine is an award-winning bimonthly magazine for the creative writing community. The leading journal of its kind, it enjoys a readership of 100,000 and a robust online presence. It is published by Poets & Writers, a nonprofit organization formed in 1970 to help creative writers and the literary community nationwide.

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Writers in Schools Internship

Washington, DC
DC
posted 
4.3.19

Writers in Schools (WinS) is PEN/Faulkner’s K–12 literary arts education and community outreach programming. WinS brings contemporary literature and living writers into under-resourced DC public schools, public charter schools, community organizations, and the DC Jail; donates books to low-income readers; administers an annual Youth Essay Contest; hosts in-class personal essay writing workshop residencies with professional writers; provides bilingual Spanish/English books and programming; and offers summer youth programming.

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Research & Evaluation Internship

Washington, DC
DC
posted 
4.3.19

Writers in Schools (WinS) is PEN/Faulkner’s K–12 literary arts education and community outreach programming. WinS brings contemporary literature and living writers into under-resourced DC public schools, public charter schools, community organizations, and the DC Jail; donates books to low-income readers; administers an annual Youth Essay Contest; hosts in-class personal essay writing workshop residencies with professional writers; provides bilingual Spanish/English books and programming; and offers summer youth programming.

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Marketing Internship

Washington, DC
DC
posted 
4.3.19

The Marketing Internship will focus largely on social media marketing for PEN/Faulkner, though a range of other marketing responsibilities—from photography to video editing—may come into play, depending on candidate qualifications. The Marketing Intern will act as a steward (in partnership with PEN/Faulkner’s full-time staff) of the organization’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts and generally contribute to the ongoing marketing efforts of the organization.

                                       

Tasks include:

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Literary Events Internship

Washington, DC
DC
posted 
4.3.19

The Literary Events Internship will focus on marketing, program development, and research centered around our public literary events and projects. These include our “Literary Conversations” series, the annual PEN/Faulkner Award Ceremony, the annual PEN/Faulkner Gala, and many more exciting events featuring today’s most popular and talented authors!
 

Tasks include:

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Galveston College

Adjunct Instructor of English Composition (Not Online)

Galveston
TX
posted 
4.2.19

Galveston College seeks a part time Instructor to teach face-to-face English Composition classes at the main campus in Galveston, Texas, beginning in Fall 2019. Position may require the teaching of high school dual-credit students and/or students co-enrolled in Integrated Reading and Writing courses. 
 

Required qualifications:

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Centrum Foundation

Program Manager - Writers

Port Townsned
WA
posted 
4.2.19

Founded in 1974, Centrum produces multi-disciplinary artist workshops, intensives, and residencies on 434 acres of parkland at Fort Worden State Park on Puget Sound in the Victorian seaport community of Port Townsend, Washington. As we plan for our 50th anniversary in 2023, we seek a creative Program Manager for Writing who has a vision for growing and sustaining a vibrant year-round creative writing program. Centrum currently hosts 165 writers each July for the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, which was established in 1974.

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The American Literary Translators Association

Secretary

Tucson
AZ
posted 
4.1.19

The American Literary Translators Association (ALTA), an affiliate of University of Arizona's College of Humanities (COH), seeks self-motivated and highly qualified applicants for the position of Secretary. The selected candidate will perform various administrative tasks, and will work independently and in coordination with other ALTA staff. Ideal individual will be energetic, collaborative, adaptable, and willing to learn. The successful candidate will directly report to the College of Humanities Assistant Dean, Business-Finance, and will work closely with ALTA’s Executive Director.

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Michigan State University

Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (One-Year Position)

East Lansing
MI
posted 
3.29.19

The Department of English at Michigan State University invites applications to fill a one-year (9 month) full-time, fixed-term Assistant Professor in Creative Writing beginning August 16, 2019.

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Avanoo

Editor In Chief / Master Storyteller

Boulder
CO
posted 
3.28.19

Who We Are:

Avanoo supports people, teams, and organizations in aligning what they do with their highest ambitions for who they are. We help organizations create meaningful, people-centered change using a proprietary method that includes storytelling, microlearning, and cutting-edge technology. Our unique formula supports people in shifting their behaviors and mindsets to drive better lives, better teams, and better performance. Learn more about us and our mission at avanoo.com.


The Content Team

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Marietta College

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor of English (Rhetoric and Composition)

Marietta
OH
posted 
3.26.19

Job Description:

The Marietta College Department of English and Modern Languages is seeking applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of English in Rhetoric and Composition.

Candidates should have the ability to:

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