Advertisement for Managing Editor for Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices.
An administrative position with managerial responsibilities for our award-winning magazine. Up to 8 hours/week, flexible. $20.00/hour. Beginning in August, 2022. Preferred: magazine or arts administrative experience. Required: B.A. and/or M.F.A. and residence in the greater Boston area. One year, possibly renewable on a permanent basis.
The Managing Editor handles the registration, scheduling, and transactional logistics of AWP and other large conferences/events; manages daily social media posts in multiple channels and a bi-monthly email newsletter; organizes three annual issues; manages a publication schedule and keeps editors on deadline; manages contributor contracts; manages the administration, promotion, and advertising for our annual Writing Contests; assists with our reading series, an annual benefit, and other events; and performs other administrative duties as needed. The ideal candidate will have the ability and patience to adapt quickly, work well with a variety of people, and take pride in handling thorny administrative details. The ability to write quickly and clearly is also a plus.
Solstice promotes diversity in literature and photography, and we value our supportive community in fiction, poetry, nonfiction, poetry in translation, and graphic lit. Applications from BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed.
Send cover letter and to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 15, 2022.