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This article was published on August 12, 2013


    The Next Web is looking for a Commissioning Editor – come join us

    The Next Web is looking for a Commissioning Editor – come join us
    Martin Bryant
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    Martin Bryant

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    Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

    Here at The Next Web, we’re looking for a Commissioning Editor – a role that involves working with our contributors and guest authors to ensure that we have compelling, shareable, evergreen content published each day.

    Tasks include:

    • Generating ideas for features with writing staff and freelancers
    • Managing our contributor budget
    • Commissioning articles from freelance and in-house writers
    • Managing and coordinating freelance feature writers; ensuring articles are delivered on time and of a high standard for both TheNextWeb.com and TNW Magazine
    • Overseeing the layout, appearance and content of feature articles
    • Proofreading all articles before they’re published

    Working remotely, you’ll be able to work full-time during the US or European daytime, have a journalistic background and understand what makes for great written content online.

    You should be a self-starter who takes pride in their work and ‘lives’ technology and Internet culture. You’ll love entrepreneurship, have a passion for startups and a love of beautiful products. You’ll love learning and sharing what’s needed to build incredible products and companies.

    You’ll be a natural organizer and people person who can ensure articles are commissioned, delivered and published on deadline, every time, from a large pool of authors. A natural at understanding what makes a strong story, you’ll play a key part in helping our readers understand the technology world.

    Interested? Fill in this form – we’re looking to hire ASAP. Good luck!