|Fancy flitting over to San Francisco to gain experience of how literary magazines work? Narrativeis currently seeking internship candidates to assist with production of the magazine, including editorial and technical tasks, public outreach, and other programs.Founded a decade ago, Narrative is a high profile online literary magazine with the mission of transitioning great literature into the digital age and uniting readers and writers around the world and across generations. Narrativeaims to combine “the values and standards of a nonprofit institution with the ethos and sensibility of a start-up: a fast pace, a tireless staff, and ceaseless determination to stretch every dollar to its fullest in support of the mission.”The magazine publishes more than three hundred poets, writers, and artists annually, including Tobias Wolff, Alice Munro, Sherman Alexie, James Salter, E. L. Doctorow, Ted Kooser, Joyce Carol Oates,and many more.Qualities required for this literary internshipFor this position, Narrative are seeking someone who is friendly, professional, reliable, diplomatic, extremely organized, a good conversationalist, a solid writer, computer savvy, and conversant with traditional publishing, social media, electronic publishing, iPhone applications, public relations, and marketing.
You must have a passion for literature, strive for excellence in everything you do, thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic workplace, and are eager to envision, collaborate on, and execute ideas and tasks.
Responsibilities of this literary internship
As part of your diverse role you will be helping to ensure that projects, people, paperwork, schedules, and other responsibilities are timely, exceptional, and on target.
Narrative is located in San Francisco and needs local interns but, as an Internet-based, digital publication, also works with interns in various locations.
How to apply for this literary internship
Please send your CV and a letter indicating what you can bring to the literary magazine to firstname.lastname@example.org