Jobs for Writers

University of Southern Indiana

Assistant Professor of English

Evansville
IN
posted 
2.19.19

The Department of English at the University of Southern Indiana invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Developmental Writing and Academic Literacy to begin in August 2019. We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and scholarship is in developmental writing within English, especially with Freshmen. The successful candidate will join a collegial department of twenty-five full-time faculty. The English major includes emphases in literature, professional and technical writing, and English teaching and literature.

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Cambridge University Press

Editorial Assistant, HSS Journals

New York
NY
posted 
2.19.19

We are looking for a highly motivated and collaborative Editorial Assistant to join our Humanities and Social Science Journals Editorial Team in the New York office. You’ll have the challenge of juggling multiple tasks for a pair of publishers and three editors (you won’t be alone: one editorial assistant is already on the job). By phone, email, and video communication you’ll also work with and learn from a larger Journals Editorial team based in Cambridge. Together we are a friendly and active team in the midst of much change in what it means to publish academic journals.
 

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Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

Publicist

New York
NY
posted 
2.15.19

Publicist, reporting to Group Editorial Director.

Requirements: 

Skyhorse publishes a broad mix of books. With 48 New York Times bestsellers, more than 8,000 books on our backlist, and with a new distribution relationship with Simon & Schuster, we are adding a Publicist.  

In this role you will be responsible for both book and author publicity, using your expertise instructing and mentoring editorial staff while advancing Skyhorse’s publicity strategy.

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The Writers Circle

Creative Writing Instructor

NJ
posted 
2.15.19

The Writers Circle is looking for published authors to teach the joy of the creative writing process to young people and adults in one of our five suburban New Jersey locations.

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Metropolitan Community College Kansas City, Missouri

Faculty - English

Kansas City
MO
posted 
2.14.19

Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City, Missouri is currently recruiting for full-time faculty in the following disciplines:

  • English
  • English as a Second Language (2 positions)

MCC is the third-largest system of higher education in the state of Missouri and the largest in the Kansas City metropolitan area. As such, we are able to offer our students the best in programs, services, and facilities.

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Goshen College

Assistant/Associate Professor of English/Literature

Goshen
IN
posted 
2.11.19

Goshen College invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of English to teach literature and writing courses beginning in August 2019. Candidates with one or more of the following specialties preferred: Global Anglophone, World Literature, Multi-Ethnic literatures, British literature, American literature before 1900, or Shakespeare. Experience teaching Creative Writing, especially fiction, is also desirable.

Essential Functions:

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Blackburn College

Professor of English - First Year Writing

Carlinville
IL
posted 
2.8.19

Blackburn College, a private liberal-arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, Illinois, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Professor of English, with primary duties teaching First Year Writing and overseeing the First Year Experience program.

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Writers Series of Traverse City

Teaching Fellow - National Writers Series

Traverse City
MI
posted 
2.7.19

The Writers Series of Traverse City, also known as the National Writers Series, is one of the largest year-round book festivals in the country. We are also dedicated to teaching students the power and skills of storytelling. In 2012, we created the Front Street Writers in collaboration with the public school system. Taught at the TBA-ISD Career Tech Center, the program enrolls 11th and 12th graders, who are passionate about writing. The course covers a wide range of genres, from poetry and fiction to creative nonfiction to journalism and promotional writing.

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Wonder

Freelance Researchers

New York City
NY
posted 
2.6.19

Join Wonder’s fast-growing community of freelance researchers!

Wonder (askwonder.com) is a personal research assistant, helping people save time by getting detailed answers and resources delivered to their inboxes by a trusted network of researchers. Our clients include Tier 1 consulting firms, VCs, and marketing agencies.

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Guilford Press

Editorial Production Associate (Part-Time)

New York
NY
posted 
2.6.19

We have an excellent opportunity if you are an editorial professional looking for a part-time position with benefits.  

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Graywolf Press

Editorial and Production Associate

Minneapolis
MN
posted 
2.5.19

Graywolf Press seeks an organized, detail-oriented person with publishing experience for the position of Editorial and Production Associate.

Graywolf Press is a nonprofit publisher of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and work in translation whose aim is to foster new thinking about what it means to live in the world today. We publish thirty to thirty-five books each year. 

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Graywolf Press

Marketing and Events Assistant

Minneapolis
MN
posted 
2.5.19

Graywolf Press seeks an energetic, detail-oriented person with event experience for the position of Marketing and Events Assistant.

Graywolf Press is a nonprofit publisher of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and work in translation whose aim is to foster new thinking about what it means to live in the world today. We publish thirty to thirty-five books each year. Our sixteen-person staff is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

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Bellevue Literary Press

Director of Development

New York
NY
posted 
2.5.19

Bellevue Literary Press, located in the Financial District in Manhattan, seeks an experienced part-time development director to be responsible for all aspects of fundraising and donor cultivation, including identifying new grant opportunities from both government and private sources, and writing and submitting (with some staff support) the grant proposals. The director will help strategize our two annual fundraising campaigns and plan our annual gala (or fete or salon, as resources allow).

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NYU Press

Retail Marketing Manager

New York City
NY
posted 
2.1.19

New York University Press seeks a creative, organized, and dynamic Marketing Manager to plan and implement the marketing efforts for titles published in the Social Sciences and Humanities. This individual will establish a vision and drive strategy for the company’s retail campaigns and consumer outreach. Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Director, this position requires executing and revising strategy to meet changing needs and opportunities in the market place.

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College Art Association

Publications and Programs Editor

New York
NY
posted 
2.1.19

Founded in 1911, the College Art Association (CAA) is the preeminent international leadership organization in the visual arts, promoting the field through intellectual engagement, advocacy, programs, and a commitment to the diversity of practices and practitioners. Each year, CAA offers an Annual Conference, publishes four scholarly journals, and offers a variety of other programs. Visit CollegeArt.org for a complete description of programs and offerings.

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Poets & Writers

Staff Accountant

New York
NY
posted 
2.1.19

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.

The staff accountant 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.

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Bard Early College

World Literature Faculty

Baltimore
MD
posted 
1.30.19

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Baltimore, a partnership between Bard College and the Baltimore City Public Schools in Baltimore, Maryland, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in World Literature, beginning August 2019. Field of specialization is open; expertise in African, Middle Eastern, Latin American, or East Asian literature is especially desirable. 
 

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Bard Early College

American Literature Faculty

Baltimore
MD
posted 
1.30.19

Bard High School Early College (BHSEC) Baltimore, a partnership between Bard College and the Baltimore City Public Schools in Baltimore, Maryland, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in American Literature, beginning August 2019. Field of specialization is open; expertise in the literatures of women and/or people of color is especially desirable, as is experience teaching survey courses. 
 

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The New Press

Publishing & Marketing Assistant

New York
NY
posted 
1.28.19

The New Press (TNP), an award-winning, not-for-profit book publisher located in the Wall Street area, has an exciting opportunity for a creative, technically savvy, detail-oriented Publishing and Marketing Assistant to join its team. The Publishing and Marketing Assistant is a key interdepartmental position that offers a unique birds-eye view of trade publishing. This is an immediate, full-time position reporting to the Publisher and the Director of Publicity and Marketing.


Key Responsibilities

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The New Press

Editorial Assistant / Assistant Editor

New York
NY
posted 
1.28.19

The New Press seeks an Editorial Assistant or Assistant Editor to support the Associate Editorial Director and the Executive Director. This is an exciting opportunity to work on serious nonfiction book projects from acquisition through publication. The Assistant focuses primarily on projects acquired by the direct supervisors, but also works closely with all departments in the organization. Evaluating and responding to submissions, supporting work flow around the press’s seasonal lists, and managing administrative duties for weekly editorial meetings are also important aspects of this job.

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Chelsea Green Publishing

Digital Marketing Specialist

Burlington
VT
posted 
1.25.19

Publish books that change the world.

Chelsea Green—an employee-owned, mission-driven book publisher—is looking for a creative, book-loving, savvy Digital Marketing Specialist who can balance both data and creativity.

General Description
The Digital Marketing Specialist is responsible for executing marketing initiatives that will increase e-commerce revenue, customer acquisition, and engagement. This is a "roll up your sleeve" opportunity to jump in and create, execute and evaluate digital marketing strategies and initiatives.
 

Responsibilities

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Mascot Books

Marketing Manager

Herndon
VA
posted 
1.25.19

Mascot Books, a rapidly growing book publishing company located in Herndon, Virginia, is in search of a marketing professional to join our team.

Marketing Managers are primarily responsible for developing and executing literary marketing plans for our authors, maintaining positive author relations, and assisting with corporate marketing efforts and initiatives. We're looking for an individual who is comfortable taking on new challenges, working directly with clients, and has a passion for books!

Responsibilities:

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Poets & Writers

Literary Outreach Coordinators: Detroit, Houston, and New Orleans

New York
NY
posted 
1.24.19

Poets & Writers is hiring three part-time Literary Outreach Coordinators, one each in Detroit, Houston, and New Orleans.

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Scripps College

Mary Routt Endowed Chair of Writing

Claremont
CA
posted 
1.24.19

Scripps College, a women’s liberal arts college with a strong interdisciplinary tradition, invites applications for a distinguished visiting writer for the Mary Routt Endowed Chair of Writing during the spring semester of 2020.

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