Village Voice Career Opportunities



Founded in 1955 by a small group that included Norman Mailer, The Village Voice was the nation's first alternative newsweekly. Over the years it has been a home to a wide range of writers and artists, from E.E. Cummings and Katherine Anne Porter to Ezra Pound, James Baldwin, photographer Sylvia Plachy, cartoonist Lynda Barry, investigative journalists Wayne Barrett and Tom Robbins, music writer Robert Christgau, and film writer J. Hoberman, among many others. The Voice, which has won three Pulitzers, has always been an aggressive interrogator of the powers that be, as well as a force for finding and promoting cutting edge arts and culture. We believe that both of those functions may be more important now than they have ever been. 

Under new ownership and editorial leadership in 2016, The Village Voice is rededicating itself to being an indispensable resource for progressive New Yorkers of all sorts. This year, the Voice will be unveiling an updated design for the paper, new world-class writing and editing talent, and a state of the art digital platform. Our current portfolio of products includes the print paper (100,000 circulation and growing), a robust website, independently produced lifestyle events, plus many specialty inserts focused on arts, food, fashion, culture, music, and more. We consider that to be just the beginning for this global brand. 

Available Village Voice Career Opportunities

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Engagement Editor

The Village Voice is seeking an Engagement Editor to join the Digital team. This position would work closely with the Voice’s Editorial team (especially the City Editor and Social Content Producer) as well as the Sales and Marketing team. The Engagement Editor will plan and implement long and short-term social media strategies for editorial content, sales/marketing initiatives, tentpole events, and more.

Ideal candidates will be comfortable driving growth and audience engagement while packaging content in creative ways on social media and on the Voice website. Writing and editing intelligent and engaging content in line with the Voice brand is essential to the position.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

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Listings Intern

The Village Voice is seeking a part-time intern to contribute in the Calendar department. This position would include work related to both the Voice’s online daily Calendar listings, as well the Voice Choices section that appears in the paper each week.

The ideal candidate is a journalistically inclined undergraduate who can manage day-to-day tasks (uploading print content to the web, sifting through event listings) as well as longer-term organizational and research duties. The position would also allow for the candidate to pursue their own interests and write short-length items for the Calendar section.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

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Marketing & Event Intern

The Village Voice is seeking a highly motivated individual interested in pursuing a career in marketing, events, and social media to assist the marketing department on a part-time basis during the Fall 2016 semester. You must be eligible to receive academic credit!

This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience in the design and execution of promotional, marketing and social media campaigns for the Village Voice and our partners in addition to event planning and production.

Active interest in social media, marketing, events, and promotions preferred with strong communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office required. A passion for music, film, arts, and New York City culture is encouraged and welcomed. Please feel free to share these particular interests in your cover letter!

For more information and to apply, please click here.

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