Join the Hyphen Staff


Hyphen is an all volunteer run organization that has produced print magazines and online content since 2003. We are always interested in experienced and passionate people to join our amazing teams. Our current staff positions are listed below (click on each listing for more information on how to apply).

Most staff positions require a committment of 1-2 years, regular monthly meeting attendance (can be virutual/not based in the Bay Area), and can range from 10-25+ hours a month.

Editorial Team

Managing Editor

Seeking a talented and detailed oriented person with strong writing and editorial skills for the Managing Editor position. You’ll work directly with the Editor-in-Chief and manage other senior editors to ensure that stories are regularly written and posted online.   

Arts & Culture Editors

We are looking for specific editors to focus on the following Arts & Culture sections under the Art & Culture Senior Editor:

  • Fim & TV
  • Music
  • Fashion
  • Performing Arts (Theater / Dance)
  • Visual Arts

Editors will specifically seek pitches and pieces within their focus. Please specify your focus when you apply.


We are constantly looking for editors who can help support our Senior Section Editors in working with writers and producing content. If there is a specific section you are interested in working for, please contact us.

Available sections include:

  • Arts & Culture (please see separate job listing for specific arts focuses needed — applications to a specific focus is preferred)
  • News & Politics
  • Business & Technology
  • Food & Agriculture
  • Health

Senior Section Editors

We are looking for strong, independent editors who will help envision, shape, and manage these sections to reflect Hyphen’s commitment to covering new perspectives and progressive angles, from insightful analysis to fun, snarky content. Individuals should be comfortable with self-starting, managing writers and other editors, and have a clear vision for their section. They should be knowledgeable and familiar with the nuanced and often underrepresented landscape of their section, not just what’s covered by mainstream media.

Business Operations Team

Events Coordinator

This person will work with the Development Director to organize events. They can also work with the Edit team to develop tie-in events with topics/people relevant to what's being published.

Marketing and Advertising Director

This person will be responsible for extending Hyphen brand reach and awareness, as well as media or events partnership opportunities with other organizations or publications. They will also work directly with social media coordinators to manage requests to advertise through Hyphen media channels.

Creative Team

Creative Assistant

Hyphen is looking for several talented Creative Designers to help us create original elements for the website, including simple banner headers for special sections/articles, marketing promo materials, and other creative elements as needed. Expected workload is up to 5 banners a month, possibly less. Ability to do original artwork is a plus but not necessary.

Creative Director

Seeking an artistic and highly organized person with an affinity for Asian American arts and culture. You’ll lead the creative team which includes an Art Director, Photo Director, photo editor and designers, and work closely with the editorial staff to develop and maintain the artistic design of Hyphen's new online iteration. You’ll also be a member of the Hyphen leadership team, a collaborative leadership structure comprised of team leads and longtime staffers.