Jobs with Publishers

We list job openings with the independent literary magazines and publishers that are members of CLMP and other literary colleagues.

If you’re a CLMP Member and you’d like us to feature your job opening, email us at [email protected].


The North Carolina Literary Review is seeking a part-time, paid Digital Editor. Responsibilities include developing and managing a digital production calendar; developing a system for regular email communication from NCLR to its readers and writers; managing a new editors’ blog and/or podcasts; maintaining NCLR’s website; creating, in collaboration with the Art Director, a newsletter; developing, with graphic designer support, program flyers, posters, ads, etc.; managing, with student staff support, regular social media content postings; planning, with student staff support, hybrid programming featuring contributors; editing these and other filmed events for uploading to NCLR’s Youtube channel; and more.

This is a part-time position that requires 20 to 30 hours of work per week and pays $18 per hour. The position can be hybrid or fully remote. Interested candidates should complete an application via East Carolina University’s employment website.




Kundiman is seeking applicants to the paid positions of Development Director and Finance & Operations Director.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director is responsible for leading Kundiman’s individual and corporate giving strategy; organizing the annual gala, cultivation, and Patron Circle events; conceptualizing and executing two to three digital fundraising campaigns annually; supervising the drafting, posting, and sending of development copy, graphics, and other communications across multiple platforms; managing the writing and submission of government, foundation, and corporate grants and reports; drafting and keeping track of the annual development budget; and more. This position will be conducted remotely, but candidates must be based in the New York City area to attend gala and cultivation events.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance & Operations Director is responsible for overseeing Kundiman’s annual tax filing; disbursing payroll and contractor payments; tracking donations for appropriate allocation; reviewing existing accounting structures and making recommendations for improvements; overseeing Kundiman’s human resources by updating staff and HR handbooks, onboarding and offboarding employees, and updating job descriptions; developing and managing an organization-wide project management system; leading all aspects of planning for board and staff meetings; managing supplies and office equipment and maintaining inventory of items and off-site storage; and more. This position will be conducted remotely, but New York City–based candidates are preferred.

The salaries for both positions are $60,000 to $65,000, depending on experience. Interested applicants should apply via Submittable by October 10.




The Paris Review is seeking applicants to the full-time position of Business Manager. Responsibilities include managing monthly financial reporting, invoicing, and payment processing; liaising with magazine printer, fulfillment house, and other vendors; overseeing magazine newsstand distribution; managing The Paris Review’s online Shopify store; liaising with designers and suppliers on new items and managing inventory; handling customer service and custom orders; handling office management; and providing general support for events and other special projects, as needed.

This is a full-time position based in New York City. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line “Business Manager.”




Bellevue Literary Press is seeking applicants to the paid, part-time position of Fall Intern. Responsibilities include reviewing manuscripts and providing a rationale for recommending them, when appropriate, for publication; assisting the sales and marketing manager in implementing individualized book promotion and auditing distribution; vetting page proofs; supporting the Publisher and Assistant Editor as needed in preparing grant applications, fundraising campaigns, and events; and other work essential to the day-to-day functioning of the press.

This is an office-based position in New York City that will require at least eight hours of work per week and pays $15 per hour. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Laura Hart, Assistant Editor, at [email protected].




The New York–based print shop and independent publisher Radix Media is seeking applicants to the paid, part-time position of Letterpress Operator to run specialty print jobs. Responsibilities include letterpress, die cutting, scoring, duplexing, foil stamping, and binding; communicating with clients; setting up files; making plates; completing print jobs to a very high standard; completing finishing work; and more.

Radix Media is worker-owned and collectively managed; this is an ownership-track position that starts as a six-month apprenticeship, with the possibility of extension to a full-time position as a collective member. It is based in New York City, will require 20 to 24 hours of work per week, and pays $18 per hour. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two references to [email protected].




Words Without Borders is seeking a part-time, remote Social Media Editor to help grow and engage their audience. Reporting to the communications manager and working closely with the editorial and education teams, the Social Media Editor will help develop innovative engagement strategies for WWB content and programs and actively engage with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn audiences.

This is a part-time, 20-hour-per-week, remote position requiring permission to work in the US and availability during the East Coast workday; the salary range for this position is $21,000–$24,000. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line “Social Media Editor.”




Fonograf Editions is seeking applicants to the contract position of Bookkeeper/Accounting Assistant. The Bookkeeper/Accounting Assistant should have experience with QuickBooks for businesses, and nonprofit accounting experience is a plus.

This is a contract position that will require a few hours of work per quarter. Candidates based in Portland, Oregon, are strongly preferred. Perks include free books and records, as well as opportunities to get involved with other aspects of the press. Interested applicants should send a brief cover letter and resume to [email protected].




The Oxford American is seeking applicants to the paid position of Multimedia Editor. Responsibilities include assigning and managing multimedia projects; serving as the Editor’s project manager; managing by uploading content, securing art/photos, and meeting with web developers and designers; supervising interns; overseeing archive digitization; setting goals and metrics for audience engagement and growth; leveraging monetization and conversion opportunities; and more.

This position can be fully remote, but preference may be given to candidates who can work from the Conway, Arkansas, offices three days a week. The salary is $45,000. Interested applicants should send a resume/CV and cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications for the position to [email protected].




The African Poetry Book Fund is seeking applicants to the part-time, paid position of Project Managing Researcher for The African Poetry Book Distribution Project, a grant-based research project funded by the Poetry Foundation. The Project Managing Researcher should have experience with any combination of the following areas: African poetry, literary publishing, bookselling, and/or international business; experience with or willingness to work with U.S. and international collaborators, stakeholders, and community members; the ability to schedule working hours around a varied international timetable; familiarity with a university work environment; excellent writing and research skills and proven experience in written communication by e-mail and by regular mail; ability to maintain confidentiality and manage confidential information appropriately; international travel experience, especially in Africa; and more.

This is a three-year, part-time position that pays $19.23 per hour. It is preferably based at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, but a remote arrangement is possible. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references via the University of Nebraska-Lincoln employment website by October 3.




WriteGirl is seeking applicants to the full-time, Los Angeles–based position of Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities include assisting at WriteGirl events; coordinating events; phone and email communication; collaborating with volunteers; data entry; research; running errands; tracking inventory; transporting and setting up event materials; light manual labor, such as lifting and moving boxes of books; and other tasks as directed.

This is a hybrid position with two days in the office, and candidates must be based in the Los Angeles area. The salary is $20 per hour. Interested applicants should submit resume and cover letter to Executive Director Keren Taylor at [email protected]. Please include your name in the subject line.




Poets & Writers is seeking applicants to two New York–based, full-time positions: Programs & Partnerships Assistant and Production Editor.

The Production Editor reports to the editor-in-chief and is responsible for coordinating editorial, art, and production; ensuring that each issue of the magazine is error-free, on time, and meets the highest standards of quality; preparing select content for publication at; and more. The salary is $60,000. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Kevin Larimer at [email protected]. Include “Production Editor” in the subject line. Learn more.




Akashic Books in Brooklyn, New York, is seeking applicants to the full-time position of Director of Publicity. Responsibilities include conceiving, presenting, executing, and managing full-scale marketing and publicity campaigns for each new book; securing coverage across all platforms, national and local print, TV, radio, online, and podcasts; managing and overseeing all aspects of title publicity and marketing; building and overseeing the execution of publicity mailings; cultivating and maintaining relationships with media, bookseller, and library contacts; representing the company at trade shows and events; and more.

This position is office-based in Brooklyn, and COVID vaccinations are required. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Johanna Ingalls, managing editor at Akashic Books, at [email protected].




COALESCE Community is seeking applicants to the part-time position of Social Media Marketing Intern. Responsibilities will include helping to manage COALESCE Community’s Twitter and Instagram accounts; working with the founder/lead editor to help design a social media marketing strategy; creating relevant and engaging content; and highlighting and promoting COALESCE Community’s mission, stories, submission information, and other news.

This position is remote. Hours are flexible and will vary, but the Social Media Marketing Intern can expect to work approximately 5-15 hours per week. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Erich Keyser at [email protected].




Radon Journal is seeking applicants to the part-time, volunteer position of Social Media Manager. The Social Media Manager would oversee and implement Radon‘s online strategy through Twitter, Instagram, and Discord. 5-10 minutes on each platform would be optimal per day and light graphic skills (such as Canva) are requested.

As an anarchist journal, Radon utilizes consensus decision-making, and new team members are treated equal in voice to other editors. Requirements for both positions are an immense love of science fiction and its subgenres, along with socialist dispositions. Interested applicants should send an email to [email protected] explaining any prior experience and why you are interested in the role.




The Adroit Journal is seeking applicants to the part-time, volunteer position of Staff Engagement Coordinator. The Staff Engagement Coordinator will lead community and educational programs for members of the Adroit Journal staff. The coordinator will manage the logistics of both the Visiting Writer Series and In-House Staff Craft Talks, which will include recruiting dynamic and exciting authors to enrich. Also, the coordinator will spearhead initiatives that enable staff members to establish connections within the currently 100+ strong Adroit community.

The volunteer position is currently estimated to require four to five hours per week. Interested applicants should apply via Submittable.




Poets House in New York City is seeking applicants to the full-time position of Executive Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for providing the overall artistic direction, programming, and communication, representing the organization in accordance with its mission and values and developing and managing the operations of the organization. Responsibilities include administration, community relations, fundraising, building the library’s collections, and representing Poets House with the wider literary world.

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected].




Lucky Jefferson is seeking remote, volunteer Guest Editors to generate visibility for Black voices and increased accessibility to Black & African American Literature through its digital zine Awake. Applicants should be BIPOC identifying authors excited about poetry, especially new contemporary works, and our mission to reinvigorate publishing. Each position lasts for one to two months at 10 hours per month. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.