Unchained is seeking a part-time editor to edit news, consisting of:

  • Daily news articles
  • The Unchained Daily newsletter
  • The weekly news recap

and to edit an evergreen section, consisting of:

  • An SEO-driven evergreen sub-section on crypto and blockchain concepts and terms
  • A reviews and recommendations sub-section for crypto-related products and services

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Edit daily news articles
  • Edit daily newsletter
  • Do first edit of weekly news recap on Thursdays
  • Create vision for evergreen section
  • Manage and cultivate freelance writers
  • Conceive of concise, digestible format for articles
  • Along with writer(s), establish criteria for reviews
  • Assign and line edit five evergreen articles a week
  • Choose newsworthy and SEO-priority topics
  • Manage evergreen editorial calendar
  • Re-package existing content where relevant from previous podcasts/videos, newsletters, Bulletin and Medium articles, Laura’s book(s), etc.
  • Art and web production
  • Compile and dissect analytics on the performance of articles in the sections
  • Possibly re-package material into courses

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of the crypto space
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • SEO and affiliate knowledge
  • Experience managing freelancers, setting a production schedule, and line editing
  • Ability to write snappy subject lines, headlines and blurbs
  • Copy editing/proofreading skills
  • Web production skills
  • Video/audio production skills a plus
  • Creative, resourceful, persistent self-starter
  • Detail-oriented
  • Especially interested in candidates located in Australia or Asia or willing to work early morning Europe/Asia

To apply:

Please email [email protected] with the subject line “Part-time editor application” with an email about your interest in the job, your experience and your qualifications, as well as a copy of your resume and some examples of your writing.

About Unchained 

Unchained is a twice-weekly podcast and video series by crypto journalist and author Laura Shin. Formerly a senior editor at Forbes, she was the first mainstream journalist to cover crypto full-time, and her podcasts and videos have had more than 20 million downloads and views. Known as “your no-hype resource for all things crypto,” Unchained aims to cover the crypto industry from an objective point of view and in a comprehensive way, touching on everything from technical issues and monetary policy to regulation and culture.