Jobs for Poets: August 9, 2017

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Aug 09 2017
Jobs for Poets

Every Wednesday we share literary and arts jobs posted by our fellow organizations, universities, and schools. Take a look at the opportunities available for poets in the workforce now.


  • Americans for the Arts in Washington, DC, seeks an Arts Marketing Programs Manager to focus on skill-building around earned revenue, audience development, and advocacy for arts and culture organizations, LAAs/nexus organizations, and, where applicable, individual practitioners.
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  • ArtsFund in Seattle, Washington, seeks an Administrative Coordinator & Board Liaison to support the president & CEO, manage communication with the board, maintain board records, organize board meetings, support the director of finance & operations, manage the front desk, provide general office support, and provide coordinating support for events as needed.
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  • The Authors Guild Foundation in New York City seeks a full-time Director of Development to lead the development and execution of a multi-year fundraising plan that effectively engages Guild members, authors, board members, advisory board members, and other volunteers in fundraising efforts.
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  • Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC, seeks a Social Media Marketing Manager to be responsible for the ideation, creation, and creative quality of Busboys and Poets social media content across all platforms.
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  • BuzzFeed in New York City seeks a Communications Coordinator to work across the team on a wide variety of projects, researching and pitching ideas while developing materials including press lists, coverage reports, newsletters and more, as well as supporting the internal communications function.
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  • The City of Santa Ana in California seeks a full-time Arts and Culture Specialist to plan, implement, and maintain the city’s cultural arts programs as part of the Santa Ana Arts and Culture Master Plan and act as staff liaison to the Arts and Culture Commission.
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  • The City University of New York seeks a full-time Program Coordinator, CUNY Cultural Corps to be responsible for student development and program administration.
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  • Columbus State University in Georgia seeks a Donald L. Jordan Endowed Professor in Creative Writing to hold the rank of associate or full professor in creative writing and be responsible for implementing the Donald L. Jordan Endowment for Traditional American Writing.
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  • DataArts seeks a President and Chief Executive Officer to work collaboratively with DataArts’ board to envision and lead the implementation of its strategic action plan, comprehensive resource development, and delivery of high-quality services to participants, subscribers, and those who support the arts and cultural sector.
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  • Emerson College in Boston seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Comparative Literary Foundations & Comedic Literature to teach undergraduate core courses in literary foundations and the evolution of comedy and develop upper-level courses serving students in comedic arts and literature.
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  • Farrar, Straus & Giroux in New York City seeks an Assistant to Senior VP, Publicity and Marketing to draft press releases and pitch materials, assist with media campaigns, research and prepare media, and more.
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  • HarperCollins in New York City seeks a full-time Production Editor to assume production editorial responsibilities for the William Morrow, Dey Street, and Ecco imprints.
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  • Housing Works Bookstore Café in New York City seeks a full-time Director of Public Programming to be responsible for the management of a full calendar of literary, music, and other cultural events at the bookstore café, as well as marketing and PR.
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  • Indian River State College in Florida seeks a temporary, full-time Master Instructor of English to be responsible for preparing, instructing, and grading all English class coursework, assigning final grades, and maintaining regularly scheduled office hours to meet with students.
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  • Keiser University in Lakeland, Florida, seeks a part-time English Composition Instructor to be responsible for preparing course plans and materials, delivering courses, monitoring progress/attendance, advising students, and recording grades and submitting reports.
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  • Library of America in New York City seeks a full-time Editorial Director to guide Library of America’s editorial programs, strive to serve Library of America’s nonprofit mission, find opportunities to gain greater attention for previously published titles, and work with the publisher and marketing team to develop new publishing directions and approaches to increase visibility, sales, and readership.
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  • Literary Hub in New York City seeks a full-time, paid Editorial Fellow to assist in maintaining the website, engage on social media platforms, and organize and contribute content from September through February.
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  • The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, seeks a full-time Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator and full-time Membership Manager.
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  • Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in English to teach upper-level professional writing courses and freshman composition.
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  • North American University in Stafford, Texas, seeks Instructors in English Language Arts Education to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in ELA or ELA education, advice undergraduate students in ELA, and assist in the supervision of administration of practicum and student teachers in ELA.
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  • Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma seeks part-time Faculty – Languages and Literature to teach undergraduate-level courses in English, specifically composition I and II.
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  • Oliver Harvey Middle College in Chicago seeks an English Instructor to be responsible for implementing traditional elements of language arts through the utilization of innovative and progressive elements of the language arts curriculum.
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  • The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in New York City seeks an Operations Manager to proactively implement and maintain systems of operation for the Foundation’s offices to ensure smooth daily operations, including technology and communications systems, building security system, and office equipment.
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  • The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture seeks a junior or senior college student to be the paid Communications and Outreach Intern to assist in the management of the Office’s events and communications, including preparation and dissemination of print and online marketing materials, pre-event planning and logistics, day-of-event onsite work, and planning.
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  • Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, seeks a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor of English to teach two courses per semester in introductory through advanced workshops, as well as literature courses.
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