[Noisebridge-discuss] Job for Noisebridge folks to know about

Rachel McConnell rachel at xtreme.com
Thu Jan 27 01:54:17 UTC 2011

There are four open positions at Instructables.  I posted to the jobs
list yesterday.  If you are not on the jobs list but need a job, sign up at:


Sai wrote:
> Just as an FYI, NB's own Rachel works for them, so talk to her if you
> want inside info.
> - Sai
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 10:42 PM, Robert B. Livingston <confetti at lmi.net> wrote:
>> Sound perfect for someone at Noisebridge?
>> Online Editor - posted January 25, 2011
>> Instructables is seeking an online editor to manage our Outside, Play,
>> Technology, and Workshop channels.  This represents about half of the
>> content on our site, and is a major opportunity for someone with a strong
>> editorial voice and a love of making things to have meaningful and lasting
>> impact.  The position is based out of our downtown San Francisco office.
>> Responsibilities include:
>> Dreaming up and executing on challenges and contests that inspire our users,
>> building out new areas of content, and providing compelling products for our
>> advertisers and partners.
>> Authoring themed collections of Instructable how-to projects and publishing
>> them as ebooks.
>> Helping Instructables authors produce the very best content by working with
>> them to improve their language or images.
>> Developing the editorial voice of Instructables through the content you
>> feature and occasional blogging to keep our audience engaged and informed.
>> Building and documenting your own projects to inspire and set the quality
>> level we expect from authors' projects (around 10% of total time).
>> The perfect candidate would have:
>> A degree in Journalism or English, or equivalent experience as an editor or
>> blogger on a high-traffic website.
>> A love of making things, and a boatload of examples to share
>> Excellent photography skills
>> Videography experience, both filming and editing
>> Ability to write crisp, clean, compelling copy, utilizing proper English
>> Broad knowledge of how-to subjects in these categories
>> Let's get to the point: if you're a tech or how-to blogger, and you've
>> decided blogging is repetitive and annoying, and you're ready to do
>> something meaningful, this job is for you.
>> Please send a resume, cover letter, portfolio, and any other useful
>> information to iwannawork at instructables dot com.  Make the subject of
>> your email to us robot-related and, if possible, witty.
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