Volunteer Positions

MSR Senior Editor (two positions)

Job description: The Senior Editor is responsible for working with the Editor in Chief and our team of genre editors and writers to ensure that the content we publish adheres to our organization’s guidelines. Supports our process to meet the publication calendar, and collaborates with team to develop strategies to improve Mud Season Review’s reach and sustainability.

Job responsibilities (to be distributed between the two positions):

  • Collaborate with Editor in Chief and Senior Genre Editors.
  • Collaborate with Editor in Chief and Senior Editor to select art, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry selections for publication.
  • Maintain staff roster and forward changes to Managing Editor
  • Create and maintain shared documents.
  • Serve as back-up to Editor in Chief for interactions with BWW Board and Leadership Team.
  • Gather final interview, The Take poem, artist, and editor statements to forward to the Managing Editor. 
  • Assist in recruiting staff to backfill vacated positions and/or new positions.

Desired qualifications:

  • Previous editing experience.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Conflict-resolution skills.

Reports to: Editor in Chief

Note: This is an unpaid, volunteer position.

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