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We’re Hiring!

Update: We’ve gotten a deluge of applications for this position. That’s thrilling to us! But in order for us to process everyone’s submissions, we need to pause the acceptance of more unless we say otherwise here. Thanks for your interest! -t


Some fun news: we’re hiring! Below is info about the Managing Editor position we’d like to fill.

If you have any interest at all, we’d love to hear from you! It’s not a lot of hours, but the work is oh-so-important to the overall vision of what we do, so it’s a small job with a big heart.

About the Managing Editor position:

  • Part-time and remotely based (work from home or your favorite cafe!), approximately 5-7 hours per week
  • Considered a self-employed freelancer
  • Initial temporary 4-6 month commitment, to see if it’s a good fit

Responsibilities include:

  • Fielding guest post submissions
  • Editing guest post and contributor submissions, then scheduling them for publication
  • Planning and editing the editorial calendar, in collaboration with Tsh and Caroline
  • Moderating post comments
  • Scheduling new posts on the blog’s Facebook page and group
  • Searching the blog’s archives for relevant posts to add to Facebook
  • Moderating the blog’s Facebook page and group
  • Generating and implementing creative ideas for expanding the blog’s reach

The ideal candidate:

  • Has an innate sense of the mission, ethos, and vibe of AoS
  • Is an avid reader of blogs and other media (such as podcasts), and enjoys finding new things on the internet
  • Is curious, efficient, and detail-oriented
  • Has 2+ years of writing and editing experience, preferably for lifestyle websites
  • Works with minimal oversight
  • Communicates regularly with the AoS team, but also uses intuition to get the job done
  • Can generate fresh and compelling ideas for posts and series in our different categories
  • Understands the ideal AoS audience
  • Has ideas for potentially helping with Instagram
  • Has in-depth knowledge of WordPress

To begin the process of letting us know you’re interested, please email hello@theartofsimple.net with:

  • a short letter about yourself
  • a resume
  • links to your website, blog, and/or social media accounts
  • Your Enneagram and/or Myers-Briggs profiles, if you know them
  • 5 blogs you read
  • 5 post ideas for AoS
  • 1 idea for expanding the blog’s reach

Can’t wait to hear from you!