First off: please familiarize yourself with the journal by visiting our About page, and perhaps also an issue or two.

OPEN POSITIONS:

Please note, these are all volunteer roles.


 Email Marketing Manager  
The Adroit Journal, an internationally-recognized literary and arts nonprofit organization that publishes poetry, prose, and art, is seeking an Email Marketing Manager to join its team. The ideal candidate will have experience with marketing and communications, specifically within literary arts organizations, publications, and/or presses. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Email Marketing Manager will play a pivotal role in managing Adroit’s email marketing strategy and campaigns.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Update and maintain contact lists
  • Design and update email templates
  • Organize email campaigns and email marketing calendar
  • Monitor and analyze campaign performance metrics

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with other literary arts organizations, publications, and/or presses
  • Familiarity with email marketing platforms and strategies
  • Basic graphic design skill



Social Media Coordinator

The Adroit Journal, an internationally-recognized literary and arts nonprofit organization that publishes poetry, prose, and art, is seeking a Social Media Coordinator to join its team. The ideal candidate will have experience with marketing, communications, and social media management, specifically within literary arts organizations, publications, and/or presses. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and the Social Media Manager, the Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining and updating Adroit’s social media channels.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update the social media calendar
  • Create graphics and collateral for various social media platforms
  • Assist in launching Adroit’s presence on TikTok
  • Collaborate with Social Media Manager on branding strategies

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with other literary arts organizations, publications, and/or presses
  • Familiarity with social media management and campaign strategy
  • Basic graphic design skills using Canva or similar tools


 

Prose Reader

Prose readers get the first crack at all submissions in their specified genre, and are expected to review fiction and nonfiction (and hybrid) submissions regularly and consistently. Reviewing submissions includes voting, providing comments, and participating in occasional discussions about pieces on the bubble. (Est. commitment: 3.5 hrs/week.)


 

ELIGIBILITY: 

We are fully open to all readers and writers. At this time, for editorial roles, we are not open to editorial staff on the masthead of other internationally-staffed unaffiliated literary journals. Publications that consider solely campus work, or work with specific geographic eligibility requirements, do not apply to this restriction. Non-editorial roles are exempt from this proviso.
 

As we seek to fill open positions sooner rather than later, we consider applications on a rolling basis.

***Unless otherwise specified, all positions are volunteer and remote in nature & have a start-date of ASAP.***

APPLICATION DETAILS: 

I. STATEMENT

Please briefly (no more than a page double-spaced) explain what qualifies you for this position, and what you would add to the journal’s literary and/or artistic community. You are encouraged to include things such as experience in the specific field(s), writing publication, and other commendations and accolades, but this Adroit Statement should NOT read like a résumé.

At the end of the day, the statement should highlight your history, passion, and experience with the areas of the position and creative writing. Feel free to discuss other topics you feel are appropriate, as well as any specific connections, measures, or initiatives you might have (or aspire to have) with The Adroit Journal’s staff community.

Please copy and paste the following quick checklist of biographical points and include them at the beginning of your statement:

 

Name- 

City & State (hometown)- 

Country (if international)- 

High School- 

College (if applicable)- 

Graduate School(s) (if applicable)- 


 

2. PLEASE UPLOAD A WRITING SAMPLE (8-10 pages of poetry or 12-15 double-spaced pages of prose) *for Poetry Reader, Prose Reader, and Prose Editor.* Optional for all other roles.

3. PLEASE UPLOAD A RESUME.


 

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.