Jobs for Writers

Coffee House Press

Publicity & Communications Assistant

Minneapolis
MN
posted 
6.18.19

Coffee House Press, an internationally renowned independent publisher, is seeking a full time Publicity & Communications Assistant. The primary responsibility of the Publicity & Communications Assistant is to support the publicity and marketing staff while working closely with all staff to provide administrative and logistical support to the office.

Salary: $30,000 with health and dental insurance, vacation and sick days, and all national holidays

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CavanKerry Press

Marketing and Communications Director

Fort Lee
NJ
posted 
6.18.19

CavanKerry Press is searching for a Marketing and Communications Director. The ideal candidate must possess excellent writing and communications skills, and significant abilities in using all forms of social media. A strong background or knowledge of small literary press publishing is a decided plus, as is some knowledge of fundraising and development. The position is part-time and remote with occasional travel to the home office, and requires reporting to staff on a regular basis. Expected time commitment is up to 20 hours weekly.

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Phillips Exeter Academy

George Bennett Fellowship

Exeter
NH
posted 
6.18.19

To assist, for one year, a candidate who hopes to make a professional career of writing. The Fellowship honors the memory of George Bennett ’23, who taught English at the Academy from 1929 to 1965, and aims to perpetuate his strong interest in creative writing. The Fellowship was established by a former student of George Bennett. The stipend is $15,570, plus housing and meals. This position also offers medical and dental insurance, long-term disability coverage and access to an employee assistance program.

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St. Lawrence University

Director, Munn Center (Writing and Speaking Center)

Canton
NY
posted 
6.17.19

St. Lawrence University seeks a Director for the Munn Center for Rhetoric and Communication. Known on campus as the WORD Studio (an acronym for Writing, Oral communication, Research, & Design), the Munn Center provides peer tutoring services to undergraduate students seeking to improve their oral, written, and visual communication skills. This is a 10-month academic support position with competitive benefits and professional development funding at a vibrant liberal arts institution.

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National Book Foundation

National Book Awards Assistant

New York
NY
posted 
6.17.19

The National Book Foundation is seeking a seasonal assistant for the 2019 National Book Awards. Now in its 70th year, the National Book Awards (NBA) is one of the nation’s premier literary honors, and has a stellar record of recognizing the best literature in America.

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Poets & Writers Magazine

Diana & Simon Raab Editorial Fellow

New York
NY
posted 
6.14.19

In honor of its founder, Galen Williams, and in order to nurture the next generation of leaders for the literary field, Poets & Writers offers the Galen Williams Fellowship Program.

The Raab Editorial Fellow will work with the editorial department, which is responsible for producing content for Poets & Writers Magazine and pw.org. This paid fellowship will provide experience in all aspects of the editorial process involved in the publication of the print magazine and the production of a dynamic, content-rich website.

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Poets & Writers

Joseph F. McCrindle Foundation Readings & Workshops Fellow

New York
NY
posted 
6.14.19

In honor of its founder, Galen Williams, and in order to nurture the next generation of leaders for the literary field, Poets & Writers offers the Galen Williams Fellowship Program.

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The Graduate Center, CUNY

Associate or Full Professor (Tenured) – PhD Program in English

New York
NY
posted 
6.14.19

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.
 

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Abrams Books

Publicist

New York
NY
posted 
6.14.19

The Publicist will execute innovative campaigns in the areas of food and wine, pop culture, and lifestyle. They will be responsible for all aspects of the campaigns including writing press materials, pitching media, planning author tours/events, and communicating regularly with authors and media to secure on and off-the-book page coverage as well as online media. Other duties will include strengthening and developing media contacts, maintaining author relationships and working closely with in-house departments including editorial, marketing and sales teams.
 

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Garfinkel + Associates, Inc.

Writer and Project Manager

Bethesda
MD
posted 
6.13.19

Our award-winning writing firm seeks an outstanding, versatile writer with proven abilities to lead project teams and dazzle clients.  You'll find this position rewarding and enjoyable if:

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Fairmont State University

Temporary Assistant Professor of English (*TERM)

Fairmont
WV
posted 
6.13.19

Requistion number:  20190119

Duties and Responsibilities: The Department of Language and Literature at Fairmont State University invites applications for a one-year, renewable, temporary assistant professor in English.  Primary responsibility will be to teach a 4/4 load. Teaching load will ordinarily include first-year composition and a sophomore literature class. Upper-level classes include Chaucer and the literature of the Middle Ages.

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Art of Problem Solving Academy, Pleasanton

Assistant Learning Center Director - Language Arts

San Diego
CA
posted 
6.12.19

Art of Problem Solving (AoPS, AoPS.com) develops educational opportunities for many of the most eager math students in the world. We have trained tens of thousands of the country's top math students over the last 15 years through our textbook series and our online school. In 2016 we launched AoPS Academy (AoPSAcademy.org), a family of after-school learning centers for strong math and language arts students in grades 2–12.

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Western Colorado University

Lecturer of Creative Writing in English

Gunnison
CO
posted 
6.11.19

Western Colorado University invites applications for a full time, one-year appointment as Lecturer of Creative Writing in English in the Department of Communication Arts, Languages and Literature. 

A tenure-track Assistant Professor position will likely be announced for the following academic year.  

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OfficeTeam Tucson

Assessment and Instructional Design Specialist - ELA

Tucson
AZ
posted 
6.11.19

Our client, who has been in Tucson, AZ for 30 years, is looking to hire a full time Assessment and Instructional Design Specialist for English Language Arts. The primary responsibility of the Assessment and Instructional Design Specialist for English Language Arts is to prepare written language arts content for Galileo K–12 Online. Currently the content under development includes language arts assessment items and instructional dialog content both written to conform to specifications aligned to state academic standards.

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Island Press

Publicity & Marketing Assistant

Washington
DC
posted 
6.7.19

Founded in 1984 and based in Washington, DC, Island Press’ mission is to provide the best ideas and information to those seeking to understand and protect the environment and create solutions to its complex problems. We elevate voices of change, shine a spotlight on crucial issues, and focus attention on sustainable solutions.

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Serial Box

Production Associate

New York
NY
posted 
6.6.19

At Serial Box we artfully blend together the best of series television and the convenience of e-books and audiobooks to bring readers a new form of storytelling. We deliver thrilling episodes straight to the user’s digital device to be read or listened to anytime, anywhere, using own in-house developed content and licensed works from Marvel and other top-tier properties.

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University of New Mexico Press

Sr. Acquisitions Editor

Albuquerque
NM
posted 
6.6.19

The UNM Press seeks to hire a Sr. Acquisitions Editor to be a part of a well-known and respected publisher in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, indigenous studies, Latin American studies, American studies, Chicana/o studies, art, architecture, and the history, literature, ecology, and cultures of the American West.  The Sr. Acquisitions Editor will solicit, evaluate, and secure book-length manuscripts from authors, and perform all editorial activities with respect to manuscripts acquired, ensuring that all published work meets established standards for appearance and content.

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OSU-Cascades

MFA Program Manager

Bend
OR
posted 
6.5.19

OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon is seeking an MFA Program Manager. This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs.

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Radish Fiction

Freelance Fiction Prose Writer

NY
NY
posted 
6.5.19

Radish Fiction, a mobile app for serialized fiction, seeks freelance writers for Radish Originals, our daily serialized stories produced in-house. Writers will be matched with a genre fiction project and be responsible for writing a minimum of 5 chapters (each 1,500 words) per week based on a detailed outline. Compensation will be $50 per chapter. This is a freelance, project-based position with long-term potential.

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Drizzle Review

Volunteer Book Reviewer

posted 
6.3.19

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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826 National

Finance and Operations Manager

San Francisco
CA
posted 
5.31.19

About 826 National

826 National amplifies the impact of our national network of youth writing and publishing centers, and the words of young authors. We serve as an international proof point for writing as a tool for young people to ignite and channel their creativity, explore identity, advocate for themselves and their community, and achieve academic and professional success.

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OSU-Cascades

MFA Part-Time Instructor

Bend
OR
posted 
5.31.19

OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full- or part-time Instructor positions to teach on a term by term basis for the 2019–2020 academic year. The intention of this pool is to collect applications for current or future opportunities and does not necessarily imply a position is available at this time. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the Dean of Academic Affairs.

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Hocking College

Adjunct English Instructor

Nelsonville
OH
posted 
5.29.19

Under the direct supervision of the Dean, provides instructional services; maintains a safe working area and conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

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The Franklin Institute

Manager of Development Communications and Foundation Giving

Philadelphia
PA
posted 
5.28.19

The Manager of Development Communications and Foundation Giving reports to the Assistant Director of Corporate Communications and Foundation Relations. A unique, multidisciplinary opportunity that comprises communications and fundraising responsibilities, this new role in the Institute’s External Affairs Department calls for a strategic thinker and a creative self-starter with an extraordinary ability to communicate in person and on the page.

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Gannon University

Assistant Professor, English (Creative Writing)

Erie
PA
posted 
5.28.19

Gannon University's College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences invites applications for the nine-month tenure track position of Assistant Professor in the Department of English to begin August 2019. Requirements include a Master of Fine Arts with a creative writing specialization or a PhD with a creative writing specialization. Experience teaching first-year writing and skills in technology are essential. The successful candidate will teach primarily liberal core courses in first-year writing with additional writing and digital humanities courses at the undergraduate level.

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