[CLOSED] The Millions Is Hiring a Web Editor

May 7, 2018 | 2 min read

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

The Millions is hiring a new Web Editor. This is an exciting, paid opportunity to play a key role at The Millions involved in the editing, production, and presentation of our longform pieces. You will help shape the work beloved by a readership that boasts a laundry list of influential, brilliant folks in publishing, media, and academia — not to mention the most engaged, avid readers you’ll find anywhere.

Our deadline is end of day, Monday, May 14.

The gig:

The Millions publishes one to two pieces, five days a week. For each piece, our web editor:

  • Does a final copy edit/proofread.
  • Writes headlines (if needed) and selects art and pullquotes.
  • Formats the piece and inserts links as needed within WordPress.
  • Inputs bios for Millions contributors.

The web editor will also:

  • Assist with our popular annual features, e.g. Year in Reading, Previews, etc.
  • Be a key member of the Millions editorial staff, involved in ideas and strategy.

You are:

  • A WordPress pro, with experience editing and formatting within WordPress (experience with basic HTML also a plus)
  • A copy-editing/proofreading pro, with knowledge of AP Style
  • A reader with a solid knowledge of and love for all things books
  • Extremely reliable and organized and ready to take on an indispensable role

More details:

  • The Millions has no dedicated office, so this is a remote position and can be done from anywhere in the world.
  • The web editor is paid on a per piece basis resulting in a competitive hourly rate.
  • This is a part-time position that we expect will amount to 5-10 hours per week.

To apply:

Please send the following materials to [email protected] People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • One or two references who can attest to your WordPress and copy-editing skills.

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