Work With BGD

Managing Editor (Part Time)

Black Girl Dangerous is searching for a Managing Editor. Duties are performed remotely, no local residency is required.

Black Girl Dangerous is a project by and for queer and trans people of color. Queer and trans people of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Managing Editor will supervise the day-to-day operations of Black Girl Dangerous’ online publication. They will report to the editor in chief.

Duties include:

  • Overseeing and assigning work to assistant editors and interns
  • Editing pieces for the site
  • Writing pieces for the site
  • Keeping editorial staff on schedule
  • Soliciting work from experienced writers
  • Working with the editor in chief to make sure our site publishes work that is of great quality and of interest to our readers
  • Suggesting ideas for new pieces
  • Managing posting schedules
  • Supporting the editorial voice of BGD

Qualifications:

  • You MUST have at least 2 years of experience writing for, and at least 1 year of experience editing for, an online publication
  • You MUST have experience supervising staff
  • You MUST have extensive experience living and working in QTPoC communities
  • You MUST have demonstrated experience meeting deadlines
  • You MUST have experience managing a literary publication or other online platform

This is a part-time position requiring 20 hours per week. Pay is $22/hr.

Applicants should be very familiar with our work and our editorial voice.

To apply, send a CV, a cover letter detailing your experience and why you want to work for BGD, and three professional references to jobs.bgd @ gmail .com no later than January 2, 2015.