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Responsibilities include:

• Assigning, editing, and/or writing articles and essays for the News and Trends department of each issue, as well as researching and soliciting artwork and photographs for the section...

• Preparing online content associated with News and Trends articles, including Page One audio

recordings and extended Q&As, for each issue’s web close.

• Planning, assigning, editing, posting, and promoting weekly installments of online series, including Craft Capsules and Ten Questions, as well as daily installments of Daily News.

• Editing occasional articles, essays, and interviews for the Literary Life, Practical Writer, and Feature departments of Poets & Writers Magazine.

• Contributing articles, essays, and interviews to the magazine and website as needed.

• Reading and evaluating submissions.

• Assisting in the fact-checking of articles.

Qualifications and Experience:

• At least five years of experience editing for print and/or online magazines.

• Excellent journalistic writing, developmental editing, and communication skills.

• Strong computer skills, especially in InDesign, Photoshop, and Drupal content management.

• Highly organized with attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

• Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style.

• Familiarity with literary communities and interest in contemporary literature.

• Professional, cooperative, enthusiastic attitude.

• Strong cultural competency; capacity to work effectively and sensitively with writers from a wide range of backgrounds, including BIPOC writers, LGBTQ+ writers, and others, to bring their work to our readers.

Poets & Writers Magazine is an award-winning bimonthly magazine for the creative writing community. The leading journal of its kind, it enjoys a readership of 100,000 and a robust online presence. It is published by Poets & Writers, a nonprofit organization formed in 1970 to help creative writers and the literary community nationwide.

The senior editor is a key member of the editorial team and is responsible for providing vital editorial support for our flagship publication, Poets & Writers Magazine, and our website, pw.org. The senior editor reports to the editor in chief.

We offer a hybrid work environment, with potential to work from home several days per week; must be available to work in the office two days per week and additionally as needed. This is a full-time position in our New York City office. Please note that this job has a start date of July 22, 2024.

Poets & Writers is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to building a diverse and

inclusive staff. Individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including veterans and those with disabilities
New York NY USA


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