Kickstarter PBC is seeking a part-time independent contractor to help us support comics creators across the industry. Weâre particularly interested in speaking to those with an in-depth knowledge of webcomics and manga, but we are also open to a more general or traditional comics specialist. This role is primarily scoped forÂ approximately 25 hours per month for six months.Â
About the Team
2020 was a record-breaking year for Kickstarter Comics, with more than $25 million pledged to projects in the category. Our outreach team supports these projects with strategic guidance, creator resources, and internal and external promotion, helping comics writers and artists amass much-needed funds, raise their profile, and bring innovative and exciting comic books, graphic novels, art books, and other related projects to life.Â
About the Role
Kickstarterâs Director of Publishing & Comics Outreach is seeking an experienced consultant with deep industry knowledge and contacts to help us build greater awareness of and excitement about our platform with existing communities of comics writers and readers.Â
Kickstarter is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to fight for equality, we work to ensure a fair and consistent interview process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.
Kickstarter is a Public Benefit Corporation, and our mission is to help bring creative projects to life. We measure our success as a company by how well we achieve that mission, not by the size of our profits. In ourÂ charter, we spell out our mission, our values, and the commitments we have made to pursue them.