Guernica is seeking a new web master. As our readership and traffic continue to increase dramatically, we are looking for someone who can:
1. Trim and tweak our database
2. Help upgrade us to the latest version of Movable Type (4.x)
3. Organize our assets as we move to a new server
4. Then oversee the backend of the site on a longer-term basis and make sure it continues to run smoothly
The ideal candidate will be located in New York or the tri-state area, have server and database expertise and experience with Movable Type (or related platforms), and a flexible schedule with on-call availability. This is an excellent opportunity for a developer looking to expand their portfolio. Guernica will offer a stipend in addition to a link on our homepage. If interested, please email editors [at] guernicamag [dot] com with a cover letter and CV/links.
Assistant Editor, the Guernica Daily
The assistant editor to the Guernica Daily (the blog) will aid the Daily editor in evaluating and editing submissions as well as staffers’ blog posts, and copyediting/proofreading. The assistant editor will also participate in the daily art editing duties, which involve researching and resizing images, as well as building photo slideshows. In addition, the assistant editor will help update Guernica’s social media presence on Facebook and Twitter. A basic understanding of HTML and Photoshop is preferable, but not required. Frequent contributions to the Daily are strongly encouraged, as is helping the Guernica staff find and solicit writers for the magazine’s growing roster of bloggers. The assistant editor will be expected to work 15-20 hours a week. Please note that this position is unpaid. If interested, please send a cover letter and CV to editors [at] guernicamag [dot] com.
The Editorial Producer is responsible for assisting and executing creative production of all media properties for Guernica Magazine. This position is ideal for someone with strong problem-solving skills and a knack for multi-tasking, along with a working knowledge of CMS, Photoshop, and audio/video editing software. HTML a plus.
Duties include producing and publishing all media assets. The position collaborates very closely with the Art Department and Managing Editor, and relies on near-daily interfacing with staff to gather assets. Contributions to the Guernica Daily (blog) are also encouraged.
The ideal candidate should be familiar with Guernica’s style and able to work creatively with limited resources. He/she should have a strong interest in a variety of mediums. This is an unpaid position and requires a time commitment of approximately 15-20 hours per week, as well as attendance at editorial meetings, held on alternate Thursday evenings. Knowledge of Movable Type and Soundslides is helpful but not required. If interested, please send a cover letter and CV to editors [at] guernicamag [dot] com.