Openings

 

The Brooklyn Quarterly is currently seeking new team members for the following positions. This is a rare opportunity to join a new publication in its startup phase, with a high degree of responsibility, plus potential opportunities for advancement as we continue to grow. We are an all-volunteer staff; all positions are part-time and unpaid. Successful candidates will share a passion for our publishing vision and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Join the publication Flavorwire recently called “one of the best literary magazines out there,” with pieces that have been featured in Salon, Mashable, and The Huffington Post — and which have been named to Longform‘s “Best of WordPress.” Our open positions include:

Editorial Assistant(s) for social media and events 

The Brooklyn Quarterly is seeking editorial assistants whose responsibilities will include editorial work, pitching ideas and reporting stories, recruiting writers and speakers, and especially planning and helping to executive our public events and social media campaigns. The position is part-time and unpaid, with flexible hours (approximately 5-10 hrs a week, more on the eve of larger events) and location requirements. The Brooklyn Quarterly is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Successful candidates must demonstrate excellent writing and copy-editing skills, entrepreneurial spirit, attention to detail, and big ideas with a willingness to share them. We are specifically seeking applicants with social media and newsletter expertise and previous journalism experience. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF documents along with two writing samples (links and attached files both fine).

Blog Editor 

The Brooklyn Quarterly is seeking a blog editor to join our volunteer staff. Responsibilities include fielding and approving pitches,  editing long- and short-form articles, reporting stories, recruiting writers and speakers, and executing an editorial vision that seeks to examine how cities affect our cultural and literary lives. The position is volunteer, with flexible hours and location requirements. The Brooklyn Quarterly is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume as Word or PDF documents along with two writing samples (links and attached files both fine).

 

About Us

The Brooklyn Quarterly, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization based in Brooklyn. While the majority of our staff is based in New York City, we also have editors throughout the country, with weekly staff meetings via conference call.

To Apply For Open Positions

Please email your resume and application materials, or any questions you may have, to contact@brooklynquarterly.org.

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