Now Hiring: Curator-Editors

Overview of the role

What will this role do?

  • Choosing the verticals and stories that will appear in Medium’s curated channels, including homepage collections, staff recommendations, and email digests.
  • Developing and expressing Medium’s voice as a platform, through curatorial and editorial decisions and the writing of headlines, taglines, and contextual framing.
  • Telling compelling narratives through curation.
  • Finding and championing a broad range of writers, achieving real diversity in subject matter, viewpoint, and authorship.
  • Digging relentlessly into Medium’s data tools to improve the performance of curated features.
  • Contributing as needed to the work of Medium’s wider content team, including functions like onboarding, editing, coaching, and explaining.
  • Working flexible hours so that the team as a whole can provide needed coverage across time and subject matter.

Who will do well in this role?

  • Passion for interesting stories and ideas.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Deep love for the Internet in all its chaotic beauty.
  • Fearless command of publisher-related data, and an ability to master data tools.
  • Inside experience with an Internet publisher.
  • Ability to work well with multiple functions in a tech environment.
  • Team-iness.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

To apply, please follow this link, and include a cover letter, resume, and recent writing sample.

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Andrew McLaughlin

Andrew McLaughlin

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President/COO: Assembly OSM. Partner/co-founder: Higher Ground Labs. Venture guy: betaworks. Board: Access Now. Nerd, really. <http://andrew.mclaughl.in>