Managing Editor Application
Interested in the Managing Editor position with Tim Ferriss and his motley, mischievous crew of weirdos?
1) Ensure you've read the job requirements and needed experience. It can be found here:
2) Fill out the below form. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND that you write out answers in a separate doc and then copy and paste them here. Wouldn't want you to lose anything due to Wufoo glitches!
Thank you very much.
Where do you live?
Non-USA but USA time zone
Non-USA, non-USA time zone
Do you have experience as an editor?
If you have editing experience, please provide URL(s) for the website or publication.
If you have editing experience, what software or method do you prefer for organizing editorial calendars?
How many years of paid writing or editing experience do you have?
5 or more years
Please add links to the 2-3 most popular articles/posts you've written or edited (unique views or social shares). Include any key stats you can share.
How many social shares did your most popular piece receive, roughly? Must be a piece you worked on directly.
Please add links to 2-4 potential guest posts (pre-published elsewhere) you think would be a home run with my audience. Include the author's contact information and any other relevant information.
Please add a link to your resume/CV or LinkedIn profile.
I tell you we need interviews with Mark Zuckerberg and The Rock for the podcast. What do you do to make these happen? Please answer in fewer than 400 words total. Bullets are fine. [NOTE: Please DO NOT CONTACT or harass these people in any way. It will disqualify you. This is a hypothetical exercise.]
We've promised readers we're going to upload an important post at 5 p.m. on Wednesday. It is Wednesday at 4:45 p.m., and there's a tech glitch preventing you from publishing it. You can't reach me, nor my assistant. What do you do? Please answer in fewer than 300 words.
What is a sticky situation you've handled as a writer or editor? Please answer in fewer than 200 words.
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