Night Train Seeks a Managing Editor

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Posted today on Facebook:

Night Train seeks a Managing Editor —

If you’re interested, please send an email to editors@night-train.org.PLEASE DO NOT COMMENT HERE.

We are a virtual office, so this role can be performed from anywhere, but preference is US EST. This is a non-paying position, though you’ll be rich with our gratitude.

Managing Editor

Our ideal candidate can do this:
Manage the entire submission process end to end via Submittable
Assign submissions to Associate Editors (AE’s)
Monitor progress and process adherence
Make process improvements as needed
Maintain submission/publication tracking system
Read/evaluate submissions as needed
Ensure timely communication with submitters
Set internal schedule for weekly Firebox Fiction
Serve as liaison between Fiction Editor, Poetry Editor and AE’s
Serve as subject matter expert on Editorial staff, which includes Fiction, Poetry and Social Media Editors
Manage AE’s closely

In short, someone who’s smart, experienced, and can get shit done without needing prompting

Other things we’re looking for:
Experience managing a staff of readers on a literary magazine strongly desired
Experience managing the submission process on a literary magazine strongly desired
Grant-writing experience desired
Submittable experience strongly desired
Google Docs experience strongly desired

www.night-train.org

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If you’re interested, please send an email to editors@night-train.org.PLEASE DO NOT COMMENT HERE.

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