Jobs for Writers

Catapult/Counterpoint/Soft Skull Press

Publishing Internship (two positions available)

posted 
6.29.22

Catapult/Counterpoint/Soft Skull Press is seeking interns to provide support to our team. We’re looking for two full time interns to work 40 hours a week from late August 2022 until late February 2023 (a six month internship). The internship is paid ($17/hr). This position can be based out of our New York City office, or considered a remote position based anywhere in California, Oregon, and New Jersey/New York.

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Adi Magazine

Editor-in-Chief

New York
NY
posted 
6.29.22

Adi magazine is inviting applications for an editor-in-chief to lead production and development of the online literary journal of global politics. 

This is a part-time, remote position. See below for further information about Adi and the role. 

ABOUT ADI:

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Seattle Arts & Lectures

Director of Youth Programs

Seattle
WA
posted 
6.28.22

Organization Overview:

Mission: Seattle Arts & Lectures cultivates transformative experiences through story and language with readers and writers of all generations.

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Writers in the Schools

Writer-in-Residence

Seattle
WA
posted 
6.28.22

Writers in the Schools (WITS)

Writer-in-Residence Position Posting

(2022-23 School Year)

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N2 Communications

True Crime Topic Finder

posted 
6.27.22

N2 Communications is looking to hire topic finders for a popular true crime Youtube channel and podcast. Topic finders will be tasked with delivering a packet of pitches every week. If you have experience or a strong passion for true crime stories, we want to hear from you! The work is fully remote. Some writing experience required. 

Interested candidates should email michelle@n2comms.com for more information.

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The Watering Hole

Grant Writer (Remote, Part-Time) Urgently Seeking Candidates

posted 
6.24.22

About the Org.:
Based in South Carolina, The Watering Hole is a young poetry nonprofit (since 2013) that builds poetry education resources. Our goal is to equalize inequalities related to literary arts education and resources, with a particular focus on Southern writers and readers of color. We are a small office of remote-working volunteers, in the process of developing our core team of paid employees. This position is one which the hired candidate would play a key role in shaping. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

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Active Blogs

Managing Editor for Marketing Agency (Remote)

Fort Collins
CO
posted 
6.24.22

Active Blogs is a dynamic B2B content marketing agency, specializing in custom content for newsletters, blogs, and social media marketing. We provide a variety of online marketing services for a diverse array of national clients and marketing agency partners. We are seeking an experienced, detail-oriented, and enthusiastic Managing Editor to fill a full-time position.

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Guilford Press

Marketing Assistant

New York
NY
posted 
6.24.22

Independent midtown-NYC publisher of psychology, wellness, and education books seeks Marketing Assistant with strong writing/proofreading skills and a keen attention to detail.

Guilford Press is looking for an organized and detail-oriented Marketing Assistant to join our team. This position reports to the Senior Copy Manager, and has a busy and detailed role in supporting the marketing department.

Responsibilities

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Writers in the Schools

TEACHING FOR WITS (Writers in the Schools)

posted 
6.23.22

WITS hires professional writers with teaching backgrounds to lead creative writing residencies for public high school students. We are committed to building a roster of teaching artists that reflects the diversity of our schools. This is a seasonal contractor position, and residencies take place during the school day. WITS provides a mandatory orientation prior to placement, as well as ongoing paid professional development opportunities. Traditional residencies are the equivalent of 15 in-class teaching hours and are compensated at a flat rate of $1885 each.

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Writers in the Schools

WITS APPRENTICE

posted 
6.23.22

WITS offers apprenticeships for writers identifying as Black, Indigenous, and/or people of color (BIPOC). The WITS Apprenticeship for BIPOC Writers is designed to act as a pathway for BIPOC writers who do not yet have the experience necessary to be hired as a writer with WITS but who would like to gain the experience. Alternatively, we seek to support writers who have prior experience working with youth but may still be in the emerging stages of their writing career.

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University of Minnesota—Twin Cities

Lecturer / Teaching Specialist

Minneapolis
MN
posted 
6.22.22

The Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota is accepting applications for part-time lecturers and teaching specialists to teach courses in literature and/or creative writing that may occur in Fall 2022 (August 29, 2022 - January 11, 2023) or Spring 2023 (January 12, 2023 - May 28, 2023). The English Department occasionally needs lecturers to teach courses that cannot be staffed by regular faculty members or graduate students. This search will establish a “pool” of instructors if such openings occur during the 2022/23 academic year.

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Copycat Copywriters

Freelance Email Copywriter

posted 
6.17.22

Copycat Copywriters is a Brooklyn-based copywriting collective that builds in-house writing teams for digital marketing agencies and brands. We’re currently looking for part-time freelance email copywriters to grow with Copycat.  

The rate of pay for email copy projects is $20 per email, with each email project typically consisting of  between 8-15 emails. Assignments range from automated email sequences to broadcast email sequences, and some projects may include as many as 20 emails.

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Copycat Copywriters

Freelance Web Copywriter

posted 
6.17.22

Copycat Copywriters is a Brooklyn-based copywriting collective that builds in-house writing teams for digital marketing agencies and brands. We’re currently looking for part-time freelance web copywriters to grow with Copycat.  

The base pay for web copy ranges from 8–10¢ per word with opportunities for much higher paying projects for successful creatives. Assignments range from landing pages and on-page optimizations to entire website rebrands and creative assets. 

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Central Park Conservancy

Senior Marketing Writer & Editor

New York
NY
posted 
6.16.22

Reports to: Associate Director of Editorial

Department: Marketing and Communications

Status: Full-time

Note: This is an on-site position.

PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY TO THE CENTRAL PARK CONSERVANCY JOBS SITE: centralparknyc.org/jobs

Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter, as well as 2–3 recent writing samples (ideally spanning different media) and will be expected to take an editing test.

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AmeriCorps Programs

STEM Literacy Specialist, AmeriCorps VISTA

posted 
6.15.22

About the Opportunity

826 Boston seeks a mission-driven change-maker to serve as the 2022-23 STEM Literacy Specialist, AmeriCorps VISTA. 826 Boston offers programs that affirm students as future leaders in STEM. Our unique niche connects critical thinking and communication. Our approach not only brings more students to STEM—it supports the student voice, storytelling, and problem-framing that students need to advance systemic change.

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Mass Poetry

SCI AmeriCorps Community Engagement Coordinator

MA
posted 
6.15.22

The SCI AmeriCorps program supports youth success by connecting young people with the relationships, experiences, and resources they need to succeed. Members implement volunteer outreach and capacity building activities that increase volunteer participation, and provide leadership training and community service opportunities for youth. Since 2007, SCI AmeriCorps members have served at various host sites in northeastern Massachusetts that are aligned with the mission of Social Capital Inc. (SCI).

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Sarah Lawrence College

Assistant Director of MFA Writing Program

Bronxville
NY
posted 
6.9.22

Assistant Director of MFA Writing Program

Job Description

Work closely with the director of the MFA Writing Program in planning and overseeing all aspects of the program. Participate in the planning of all events, advise students, oversee student teachers and other student employees, provide guidance and support to student editors of Lumina Literary Journal, and provide high-level administrative support and coordination within all aspects of the program, including recruitment and admissions, registration, the colloquium series and other events.

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Copycat Copywriters

Freelance Creative Copywriter

posted 
6.3.22

Copycat Copywriters is a Brooklyn-based copywriting collective that builds in-house writing teams for digital marketing agencies and brands. We’re currently looking for part-time freelance writers to grow with Copycat.  

Blogging starts at 6.5¢ per word, and typical projects are 800 or 1500 words. Pay can be considerably higher for some clients and copy mediums. We expect freelancers to commit to 3,000 words per week. Writers receive regular access to paid professional development opportunities including monthly Zoom calls.

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Fine Arts Center

Instructor of Creative Writing

Greenville
SC
posted 
6.2.22

Job Description: Instructor of Creative Writing at the Fine Arts Center in Greenville, SC.

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National Book Foundation

Programs Coordinator

New York
NY
posted 
6.1.22

The National Book Foundation, presenter of the National Book Awards, is seeking a part-time Programs Coordinator. This is a grant-funded position, focused on the new Science + Literature program, which is supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and aims to highlight diverse books that deepen readers’ understanding of science and technology. The position also includes additional program support as needed.

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The University of British Columbia

Adjunct Professor in Video Game Writing and Narrative

Vancouver BC
posted 
6.1.22

 The UBC School of Creative Writing invites applications for an Adjunct Professor in Video Game Writing and Narrative to begin September 1, 2022. The qualified applicant will teach CRWR 310 (3 credits) on the Vancouver Point Grey campus in Term 1 and Term 2.

The ideal candidate will have:

--MFA preferred, but a combination of a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with

appropriate writing, publication, and production experience is acceptable

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Oklahoma State University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Creative Writing (Poetry)

OK
posted 
5.31.22

Visiting position in Creative Writing-Poetry. 3-3 teaching load beginning August 2022.  MFA or PhD in Creative Writing with significant national publication and at least one book in print or under contract. Demonstrated teaching excellence required, as well as willingness and ability to serve on graduate advisory and exam committees. Teaching assignments will primarily be in creative writing/poetry but may include composition or other courses as departmental needs require.

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University of California, Berkeley

Lecturer Pool - College Writing Programs

Berkeley
CA
posted 
2.15.22

Full job description and application at: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03028

POSITION OVERVIEW

Salary range: Salary is based on previous college-level teaching experience and equity within the department.

Percent time: Positions may range from 17% to 100% time during the academic year, while summer appointments are handled on a by-agreement basis.

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