Below is a listing of the positions we are currently looking to fill. All work for these positions can be conducted remotely. Last updated: January 7, 2015.

About the Organization:

In The Fray (http://inthefray.org) is an online magazine that explores global issues through personal perspectives and critical analysis, with the goal of furthering understanding of other people and encouraging empathy and compassion. Since the magazine’s launch in 2001, In The Fray has published writers and photographers based on all seven continents, and its articles have won national recognition. The nonprofit organization that publishes the magazine is funded by reader donations and staffed by volunteers (though we do pay honorariums, as described below).

Editorial Positions:

SENIOR EDITOR

We are seeking a senior editor to assist our editor in chief in various areas. The senior editor will: recruit and manage our contributing writers, photographers, and artists; edit articles as needed; and oversee the magazine’s social media accounts as needed. Potential candidates should plan to spend about ten hours a month fulfilling the responsibilities, and should be able to commit to a minimum of six months in this position. The honorarium is $240 annually, paid in two installments at the successful completion of each six-month period. To apply, please send a cover letter, a resume, clips, and three references to Victor Tan Chen, Editor in Chief, at recruiting@inthefray.org.

STAFF BLOGGER

We are seeking a talented writer with a distinctive voice to write once a week for our Editor’s Blog. The blogger has the freedom to write on any topic, so long as it touches upon the themes of the magazine: understanding other people and encouraging empathy and compassion. The honorarium is $240 annually, paid in two installments at the successful completion of each six-month period. To apply, please send a cover letter with a brief description of how you would approach the blog, a resume, clips, and three references to Victor Tan Chen, Editor in Chief, at recruiting@inthefray.org.

WEB DEVELOPER

We are looking for a volunteer to help us move our archive of past stories to the new site. The volunteer should be comfortable using WordPress or other blogging software. We will provide training as needed. The time commitment and hours are flexible. If interested, please email recruiting@inthefray.org with a resume.

Administrative Positions:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

We are in search of an energetic, talented, and ambitious executive director to lead our nonprofit organization. Publishing and nonprofit experience is helpful, but leadership ability, enthusiasm, reliability, and a sense of humor are the most essential qualifications. The position offers a unique opportunity to shape a growing organization, gain an intensive education in independent media, online journalism, and nonprofit administration, and work with other individuals passionate about inequality, human rights, cultural diversity, and other pressing concerns of our time. The executive director will handle or delegate administrative tasks in several key areas, including: increasing the magazine’s visibility and expanding its readership through social media, advertising, and other kinds of marketing and networking; obtaining funding for the magazine through foundation and corporate grants, individual donations, and advertising; and overseeing recordkeeping, budgeting, and the recruitment of additional staff as needed. Potential candidates should plan to spend at least 3 hours a week fulfilling these responsibilities, and should be able to commit to a minimum of six months in this position. In The Fray‘s board of directors is located in New York, but all work for the executive director position can be conducted remotely, through conference calls, email, and online collaborative tools. The honorarium is $750 annually, paid in two installments at the successful completion of each six-month period. To apply, please send a cover letter, a resume, and three references to Victor Tan Chen, Editor in Chief, at recruiting@inthefray.org.