[Wgcp-whc] Fwd: Open Positions at Drunken Boat

Richard Deming richard.deming at yale.edu
Tue Jan 27 10:40:44 EST 2015

> Begin forwarded message:
> From: "Shankar, Ravi (English)" <ShankarR at mail.ccsu.edu>
> Drunken Boat [https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.drunkenboat.com&d=AwIGaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=uPcxbC5RWRHP-E9rQcYDr0Eibn5c8dmgro-HeBHQOO8&m=xjIq4OQuhZUo-QupIdwtAaNFPOIsf0MzH1i7BW0vups&s=shCLTHireGMgBawbnCN2k9JjNsZBf6z4Gz98Bv5YQEE&e= <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.drunkenboat.com_&d=AwIGaQ&c=-dg2m7zWuuDZ0MUcV7Sdqw&r=uPcxbC5RWRHP-E9rQcYDr0Eibn5c8dmgro-HeBHQOO8&m=xjIq4OQuhZUo-QupIdwtAaNFPOIsf0MzH1i7BW0vups&s=okw4BG8pCnhtcRvhLC9px8tbJoKOZXT4fbvLgdKv1tE&e= >], one of the world's oldest
> electronic journals of the arts and the winner of a South by Southwest Web
> Award, is adding to our staff. We¹ve been publishing an immense variety of
> work, especially innovative and experimental literature and arts, since
> 1999. We are an entirely volunteer staff, dedicated to literature and art
> and the internet (well, more like literature and the art on the internet,
> but we¹re fans of the medium too). According to The Review Review:
> ³Drunken Boat is, or should be, central to any discussion of literature
> online or online literature . . . Drunken Boat is a . . . beautifully
> presented, carefully maintained space.²
> Applicants with familiarity with working online and working in publishing
> are preferred. This is a great opportunity to be responsible with an
> independent publisher that publishes books and a highly-acclaimed journal
> and that reaches over a hundred thousand unique visitors annually
> worldwide. If you¹re interested, please send a CV and a cover letter to
> Managing Editor Erica Mena at editor at drunkenboat.com<mailto:editor at drunkenboat.com>
> Managing Editor / co-Managing Editor
> The Managing Editor is responsible for the day-to-day operations of
> running an international magazine and press. Working with Executive
> Director, Editors, Readers, Developers and Interns to help produce a
> tri-annual magazine and one or two books annually. Overseeing the entirety
> of the journal operations: including hiring, training, and supervising
> staff; maintaining editorial and production workflows; setting issue and
> project deadlines; scheduling staff meetings; overseeing publicity and
> promotion; overseeing the grant application and reporting processes;
> answering email queries; work with the developers and webmaster to design
> the look for each new issue. Oversee and initiate new projects including a
> book contest, AWP table and readings, and fundraising.
> Strong organizational skills, comfort with the technology of web
> publishing and virtual workspaces (Drupal, Google Drive, Domain and Apps,
> Dropbox, SoundCloud, Vimeo, Submittable, WordPress (for the blog),
> MailChimp), and exceptional communication skills essential. Ability to
> work with minimal supervision. A familiarity or willingness to learn web
> production in Drupal a must.
> Attention to details, ability to meet deadlines, working under time
> constraints, and manage multiple project elements simultaneously
> important. Some experience with basic HTML / CSS highly valued. Experience
> with design for print or web highly valued. Copyediting and proofreading
> skills preferred.
> The Managing Editor may work with a co-Managing Editor, or an Assistant
> Managing Editor depending on experience.
> Send a CV with cover letter to editor at drunkenboat.com<mailto:editor at drunkenboat.com>
> Production Editor
> The Production Editor is responsible for overseeing the production of
> three issues of the online journal a year. Drunken Boat is produced in
> Drupal, and has an ongoing relationship with a professional web developer.
> The Production Editor oversees the production team, providing training and
> assistance, setting the production schedule and communicating the schedule
> to editors and the production team, and overseeing sending out author
> proofs and making changes to the issue online prior to launch.
> Familiarity or willingness to learn Drupal a must. Basic experience with
> HTML / CSS important. Comfort communicating with both editors and
> programmers/web developers essential. Ability to meet deadlines, work
> under time constraints, and lead a team essential. Familiarity or
> willingness to learn Submittable, SoundCloud, Vimeo, Google Drive, and
> Dropbox. Strong attention to detail.
> Send a CV with cover letter to editor at drunkenboat.com<mailto:editor at drunkenboat.com>

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