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Work for Guernica

Guernica magazine is a volunteer-driven organization and all positions listed below are unpaid.

Art Director

Guernica is now accepting applications for an Art Director. The Art Director’s primary responsibility is to source images for editorial content, with issues being published twice monthly. The Art Director must have knowledge of and contacts with artists, illustrators, and photographers, as well as an interest in finding new talent. Other occasional responsibilities include designing and producing marketing materials for Guernica. The Art Director will be expected to work ten hours a week and to attend staff meetings, held on the second Tuesday of every month in NYC. Candidates should be inventive and excited by the opportunity of shaping the visual identity of an award-winning magazine of art and politics.

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to with the job title in the subject line.

Who We Are

Guernica is an award-winning magazine published twice monthly by an all-volunteer staff. We give equal weight to reportage, polemic, and criticism of domestic and international affairs alongside first-person narrative, fiction, poetry, and visual art from established and emerging artists and authors. Works from the magazine have been selected as Notable Essays for The Best American Essays 2012 and for Best of the Net 2012, and we’re a 2013 Utne Media Awards Nominee for top Social/Cultural Coverage. Contributors come from dozens of countries and write in nearly as many languages. They include acclaimed writers such as Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi, Bei Dao, J. Malcom Garcia, Mark Dowie, Lis Harris, Zadie Smith, Dambisa Moyo, Aleksandar Hemon, Edith Grossman, Tariq Ali, Susie Linfield, Horacio Castellanos Moya, Lorraine Adams, José Saramago, Rivka Galchen, and many others.

Guernica is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants of all races, ethnicities, gender and sexual identities, and disability statuses, including people who have been previously incarcerated.