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Cointelegraph - Journalist

Journalist

Cointelegraph London, England, United Kingdom

100$ per 600 words article

Cointelegraph is a completely independent publication covering cryptocurrency, the blockchain, decentralized applications, the internet of finance and the next gen web. We offer the latest news, prices, breakthroughs and analysis with emphasis on expert opinion and commentary from the digital currency community. Cointelegraph is looking for experienced journalists to write stories for our ‘Sponsored’ section. Though clearly labeled as ‘Sponsored’, your articles should stylistically match the other news or feature stories. Experience/skills required: At least 2 years of writing experience for the well-established news media , To be familiar (or at least to have a genuine interest) with cryptocurrencies/Blockchain/Fintech or IT, Finance, and Forex. , Strong fact-checking skills. Ability to analyze a 'white paper' and collect information from external sources. , Excellent written English. Please include a link to your portfolio. We pay 100$ per 600 words article in cryptocurrency. Feel free to apply to this job directly ** gd_jobs@cointelegraph.com**
Cointelegraph - Managing Editors at Cointelegraph

Managing Editors at Cointelegraph

Cointelegraph New York City, New York, United States of America

Negotiable

Cointelegraph is expanding and looking for a managing editor for the Spanish and Brazilian versions. We are also ready to consider a bilingual candidate for both versions. Moreover, we are looking for a Chinese managing editor as well. A minimum of 3 years experience editing digital and/or print content is required. Please note this is a remote job and you don’t have to attend any office.


What our executive editor must do? Well, the usual stuff:

  • Work with multinational team of amazing (and not-so-amazing) authors across the globe;
  • Assign tasks and pitch articles to authors; enforce deadlines;
  • Copy edit content: style, spelling, tone, verbal identity, clarity, grace, awesomeness, fairness, adherence to editorial standards, conciseness, usage, coherence, logic, punctuation and a whole bunch of other fancy-shmancy words;
  • Fact check;
  • Enforce brand/style guides;
  • Actively participate in brainstorms and ideation;
  • Understand blockchain technology and cryptocurrency market OR be able to quickly figure that stuff out.

Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience editing digital and/or print content.


Skills and duties:

  • High managing skills;
  • Ability to focus on multiple tasks and turn around copy edits on strict deadlines;
  • Proven experience in copy editing content for spelling, clarity, punctuation, grammar, voice, style, tone et cetera;
  • Experience in checking sources for the accuracy of stats and quotes cited;
  • Must be comfortable editing all content types, short- and long-form articles, digital and social content;
  • Enforces brand style standards;
  • In-depth knowledge of copy editing tools and stylebooks (ie. Associated Press, Chicago, etc);
  • Should possess a superior command of both written and verbal communication skills. The latter will definitely come in handy since we kind of like to talk here;
  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment;
  • Must get into at least one argument about which cryptocurrency is superior per calendar year (Ok, not ‘must’, this is optional);
  • Experience editing or writing in B2B or the financial services industry is a plus;
  • Proficient in content management systems (CMS) and workflow tools.


If you feel that you are the ONE and ready to work with a multinational team of amazing (and not-so-amazing) authors across the globe, we will be happy to receive answers to the questions below.


In the subject line, please briefly provide answers to the following questions:

  • How many years of editorial experience do you have?
  • How many subordinates did you have?
  • How much was the average traffic on your edited articles?
  • Which news sections did you manage?

Also in the letter, we would like to receive answers to these questions:

  • Tell us about your current team. Who do you manage? What do they do? What are their responsibilities? What is your workflow in general?
  • How much content do you personally give (your team) per week / month / day? What kind of content is it?
  • How many articles do you rewrite?
  • How will you look for news stories and distribute them among journalists?
  • How will you control the quality and speed of translation of English articles?
  • Why do you want to change your job?
  • When are you ready to start work at Cointelegraph?
  • Are you ready to write news by yourself?
  • What is your current salary and what are your salary expectations?
  • How many hours a day are you ready to work?
  • Do you have experience in sales and monetization?
  • Who is looking for newsworthy occasions on your team?
  • What are the statistics of attendance from your current media, and specifically, the sections that you manage?
  • How much time do you need to hire three high-quality journalists for your editorial team?
  • What is your English level?


Feel free to apply to this job directly gd_jobs@cointelegraph.com