Part-time Work At Home Editor

May 30th, 2013

Techmeme is hiring part-time work at home editor. Editor will work alongside Techmeme’s automation to direct and guide the selection of news 1-2 days per week, most likely Friday and Saturday afternoons and evenings US Pacific time.

This is a work-at-home position, open to candidates of any region or country, provided they’re able to work between 2pm and 11pm PT (which overlaps with mornings and afternoons in Australia, New Zealand, and East Asia). Work will begin after a paid training period of at least 10 hours. Although available work hours are currently limited, opportunities for expanded hours and responsibility could open to successful candidates in the months ahead.

Qualifications: A deep interest in technology news (including, but not limited to computer, internet, and mobile news), and an understanding of blogging, Twitter, and how the broader online news ecosystem functions. Candidates should have sound news judgment and be able to think fast. Also desirable, though not necessary: previous news editing experience and familiarity with media industry news.

Compensation: Competitive hourly wage.


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