Join Our Team

Winter Tangerine is growing and we’re looking for ambitious and dedicated writers, editors and thinkers to join us as we continue to craft platforms of radical imagination, creation and growth. Winter Tangerine’s staff is composed of folks who approach their work with initiative and self-motivation; there is a large degree of both creative liberty and personal responsibility within our working environment. Within the WT ecosystem, we work collaboratively towards a collective vision and mission.

This page is updated as needed -- any position listed on this page is still open for applications. Due to capacity, we are only able contact applicants we are interested in moving forward with. We are a small, independently run organization with utterly no outside funding, and so all of our positions are volunteer based; however, we are pleased to offer modest stipends to most of our staff. We are also in the process of grants development to help provide fair compensation to our staff.

All Winter Tangerine positions are based entirely online/remote.

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR

We are seeking a Social Media Director who will manage and develop Winter Tangerine’s social media presence. Responsibilities will include developing Winter Tangerine’s social media strategy across platforms, communicating with internal departments to organize social campaigns promoting new features and opportunities, leading and delegating to a small team of associates, and overseeing the execution of a regular social media schedule. This person must be able to work independently reliably, follow through on commitments, and communicate regularly across email/Slack. We are pleased to offer a modest honorarium for this position. 

To apply, please email info@wintertangerine.com with a resume and a cover letter detailing why you're interested in working with us, what you'll bring to this role, and any experience that has prepared you for this role. 

We are hoping to fill this role immediately so apply now!

 

 

MANAGING EDITOR

We are seeking a Managing Editor who will organize and lead weekly operations and communications across Winter Tangerine’s editorial offerings, which include biannual issues, the Spitfire and Spotlight series, Lineage of Mirrors, book reviews and interviews. Responsibilities will include designing editorial and release timelines and calendars alongside various editors and admin staff, communicating and supporting editorial teams at publication checkpoints, and collaboratively building and refining workflow processes. This role is perfect for someone who is organized, task-oriented, reliable and excited about the work Winter Tangerine does.  Administrative experience at a literary or nonprofit organization is a definite plus but is not a hard requirement. We are pleased to offer a modest honorarium for this role. We expect the time committment to be approximately 6-10 hours weekly.

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter detailing why you're interested in working with Winter Tangerine & why you’re a good fit for this role specifically. Please send this to info@wintertangerine.com; if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out. If you wish to apply to both the Managing Editor and Programs Director role, feel free to send in one application but please be specific as to why you’re interested in each role individually.

We are hoping to fill this role immediately so apply now; priority will be given to those who apply before May 15th.

 

 

PROGRAMS DIRECTOR

We are seeking a Programs Director who will organize and lead weekly operations and communications across Winter Tangerine’s program offerings, which include online and live workshops, an internship program, and a fellowship program. Responsibilities will include designing and refining program-specific timelines and calendars alongside team directors, communicating and supporting program teams throughout the various program seasons (outreach, applications, program manifestation, etc), and building and refining workflow processes. This role is perfect for someone who is organized, task-oriented, reliable and excited about the work Winter Tangerine does.  Administrative experience at a literary or nonprofit organization is a definite plus but is not a hard requirement. We are pleased to offer a modest honorarium for this role. We expect the time committment to be approximately 6-10 hours weekly.

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter detailing why you're interested in working with Winter Tangerine & why you’re a good fit for this role specifically. Please send this to info@wintertangerine.com; if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out. If you wish to apply to both the Managing Editor and Programs Director role, feel free to send in one application but please be specific as to why you’re interested in each role individually.

We are hoping to fill this role immediately so apply now; priority will be given to those who apply before May 15th.

 

 

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

We are currently seeking a Development Director who will lead our grants, funding and partnerships efforts and strategy. Responsibilities will include grants and funding research and writing, building potential partnerships and sponsorships, and designing a sustainability strategy alongside the WT admin team. We expect to eventually onboard a small development team to support the Development Director in this role. This is a new position on staff so there is full possibility in building out the role and carving a sustainable path forward for Winter Tangerine. This role is perfect for someone who is organized, research-oriented and excited about the work Winter Tangerine does. The ability to work reliably and independently is a must. Administrative experience at a literary or nonprofit organization is a definite plus but is not a hard requirement; we are especially interested in folks who have experience with funding and grants development. We are pleased to offer a modest honorarium for this role. We expect the time committment to be approximately 6-10 hours weekly.

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter detailing why you're interested in working with Winter Tangerine & why you’re a good fit for this role specifically. Please send this to info@wintertangerine.com; if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out. If you wish to apply to this role and the Managing Editor and/or Programs Director role, please apply to the Development Director role separately.

We are hoping to fill this role immediately so apply now; priority will be given to those who apply before May 15th.

 

 

POETRY EDITOR

We are currently seeking a Poetry Editor who will work closely with our editorial team to curate our biannual issues and the annual WT Awards; they will lead our team of poetry readers and associate editors, communicate and collaborate with a variety of editorial and production staff, and continue to develop Winter Tangerine’s poetic tradition. This role requires an editorial practice steeped in a demonstrated desire to amplify marginalized voices in productive and dignified ways, and an ability to critically analyze literary work. This person should have an understanding of literary form and narrative, and be eager to welcome new ways of navigating and contributing to contemporary literary dialogue. 

We are pleased to offer a modest honorarium for this role. We expect the time committment to be approximately 6-10 hours weekly. The role is based entirely online, with communication conducted largely through phone & video calls, email, and a digital workplace platform.

To apply, please send a resume, a cover letter detailing why you're interested in working with Winter Tangerine & why you’re a good fit for this role specifically, and a 2-3 poem writing sample. Bonus question: who are a few contemporary poets you enjoy and why? Please send this to info@wintertangerine.com; if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out.

This position will begin in early September and our application process will be conducted through the summer. Priority consideration will be given to those who apply before June 1st.

 

 

GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

We are seeking graphic designers to create sleek posters using Winter Tangerine artwork, and help coordinate engaging social campaigns alongside the Social Media team. This is a remote position so the ability to reliably work independently is a must. We are pleased to offer a modest honorarium for this role.

To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter detailing why you want to join our team & why you are a good fit for this role to info@wintertangerine.com, as well as a 3-5 graphic design samples.

We are hoping to fill this role immediately so apply now!

 

 

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

We are currently seeking an Associate Visual Art Editor to join our small editorial team. We are seeking folks with editorial experience in an artistic context, who resonate with our mission to expand publishing by challenging traditional literary & artistic canons. Associate Editors work closely with our editorial team to curate our biannual issues, communicate with contributors on edits, and manage our submission queues and readership teams. We look for an ability to critically analyze artistic work, a distinct, an electric creative voice, and a commitment to community. Associate Editors must be able to work independently reliably, and follow through on commitments; Winter Tangerine staff is composed of people who approach their work with initiative and self-motivation. Associate Editors should hold a high standard of excellence in their editorial practice, have an understanding of the form and craft of contemporary visual art, and be eager to welcome new ways of navigating and contributing to contemporary literary & artistic dialogue. We are pleased to offer modest honorariums to our Associate Editors.

To apply to either role, please send a resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter detailing why you're interested in working with us & why you’re a good fit. Please send this to editorial.apps@wintertangerine.com.

We are hoping to fill this role immediately so apply now!

 

 

GENERAL READERS

We are currently seeking readers to discuss and review Winter Tangerine submissions. We look for an ability to critically analyze literary work, a passion for contemporary literature, and a sense of initiative. The time commitment is 2-3 hours a week. This is an unpaid six-month role. The role is based entirely online.

To apply, please send a cover letter explaining why you want to be a part of our team, what category you’re interested in (poetry, prose, visual art), & a writing or visual art sample to editorial.apps@wintertangerine.com.

You may apply to multiple categories. We are especially seeking visual art and prose readers, and are prioritizing applications from QTPOC.

 

 

Thank you for your interest -- we look forward to your application!