Bull City Press is looking for determined, energetic people who want experience with a small literary press. If you’re looking to develop lasting relationships with writers, to learn the literary landscape, and to sharpen your skillset, Bull City Press can help you gain valuable experience. A small press located in Durham, NC, Bull City Press publishes 1-2 new titles per year, as well as a quarterly magazine. We ask for a firm commitment of 3-5 hours per week for no less than six months. Our staff lives all over the country and collaborates virtually. We’re all volunteers, so these positions are unpaid.
eBook Process and Design Specialist – Skills required: Experience and success with eBook conversion is required for this position. You’ll need the ability to handle all aspects of working converting various text formats for the various eBook formats.
Now Closed – Marketing and Social Media Interns – Skills required: An enthusiasm for promoting Bull City Press publications and other work by the authors we’ve worked with, as well as the annual chapbook contest we co-sponsor with The Frost Place, is required for this position. Our marketing focuses on Twitter, Facebook, and our WordPress blog, so skills with these platforms are preferred.
Now Closed – Interviews Editor – Skills required: Research skills and the ability to engage authors in conversation about their work, process, and interests are a must for this position. We’re looking to give readers new ways to connect with our contributors and their work through 1-2 new interviews on our blog each month.
If you think this sounds like a blast, it is! Bull City Press has been volunteer-run for seven years, and we still love bringing books and magazines to readers. If you’d like to be a part of it, send an e-mail detailing your experience and interest to Ross White, the press’s founder and director, at ross [at] bullcitypress [dot] com.