Editors will work remotely with Techmeme's editorial team and alongside Techmeme's automated back end to direct and guide the selection of news anywhere from 4 to 20 hours per week. The particular work schedule for editors will be determined based on their requirements and the evolving scheduling needs of Techmeme. Our most immediate hiring need is for editors who can work during weekday afternoons Pacific Time, but opportunities are expected to arise at all hours in the months ahead.
This role involves hands-on and detail-oriented work with a high impact, as Techmeme is agenda-setting in the tech news space. It's open to candidates of any region or country who can work via Internet during the hours needed. We expect the position to be a good fit for anyone seeking work-at-home part-time employment, including stay-at-home parents and students. Additional responsibilities may become available down the road for candidates succeeding in this role. Work will begin after a paid training period of at least 15 hours.
Qualifications: A deep interest in technology news (news on apps, services, tech companies and figures, industry trends, etc.), and an understanding of Twitter, blogging, and how the broader online news ecosystem functions. Candidates should have sound news judgment and be able to think quickly. Also desirable, though not necessary: previous news editing experience and familiarity with media industry news.
Compensation: Competitive hourly wage.
To apply, please follow the instructions at this url: https://www.techmeme.com/jobs