Puttylike is Hiring a Managing Editor!
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Puttylike is Hiring a Managing Editor!

Written by Emilie

Topics: Updates

Update: Sorry! Applications are now closed for the managing editor position. 

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Greetings Multipotentialites,

Puttylike is on the lookout for a new managing editor for the blog! Multipotentialite grammar nerds and editing enthusiasts, please read on:

Do you have excellent communication skills, publishing experience, and strong desire to help multipotentialites from around the world? We are looking for a managing editor to work closely with Emilie, manage a team of 2-4 writers, and help shape the future of the Puttylike blog and community.

Applicant requirements:

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated success with regular online or print publishing
  • An established knowledge of the tone and content of Puttylike
  • An ease with WordPress and social media platforms
  • Copywriting and/or marketing experience
  • Ability to manage a team, enforce deadlines, and gracefully deliver (and absorb) constructive criticism

As Managing Editor, you will…

  • Manage 2 to 4 staff writers
  • Create and maintain an editorial calendar
  • Edit and format blog content in WordPress (4-6 articles/month)
  • Provide feedback and support to staff writers and guest contributors
  • Compose titles and subject lines for blog posts and newsletters
  • Write, schedule and monitor social media posts
  • Attend twice monthly strategy meetings with Emilie and the Puttyteam
  • Assist Emilie in evaluating and onboarding new staff writers

This is a paid, remote, part-time position (5-10 hours per week to start), with a lot of potential for growth. Sound good? Please submit your application by Monday, July 23!

If (after reading through this post and the application) you have questions, please send them over to team@puttylike.com. Thanks and good luck!

Emilie

Emilie Wapnick is the founder and creative director at Puttylike and The Puttytribe, where she helps multipotentialites build lives and careers around ALL their interests. Unable to settle on one path herself, Emilie studied music, art, film production and law, graduating from the Law Faculty at McGill University. She is the author of the award-winning book, How to Be Everything (HarperCollins), and her TED talk has been viewed 5 million times. Learn more about Emilie here.

6 Comments

  1. deependra kamble says:

    ..thankx emilie…

    for coining the term multipotentialite…

    …its like finally somebody knows what goes on in our brains…

    thankx..

  2. I’ve sent in my application. It would be awesome!

  3. Daniel says:

    Oh, boy, Emilie! I don’t envy you this huge task of reading all the responses to this position from the likes of us! laughing… Need help?

  4. Janet says:

    I just sent you an Emilie. I first went to this website 2 days after the closing (July 23rd) and I am searching for a job just 5-10 hours a week.

    I discovered you on my thorough research because I was conflicted in what to major in upon earing my AA with honors.

    I hope you will read my e-mail and reply. You are. So awesome. You know people sometimes find their physical twin? You are the closest to my brain’s twin, and I now feel like I have a true purpose and have been sharing your message (Ted talk website) with my school advisor, and professors alike.

    If the job has not been filled, I would love to apply.

    Your friend,
    Janet

    • Emilie says:

      Hi Janet,

      Unfortunately, the application is closed. We received 74 applications so it’s already going to be an impossible decision. :)

      Best,
      Emilie

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