They grow up so fast. The Awl network, which was founded by Gawker alums Choire Sicha and Alex Balk back in 2009 and now includes five sites on topics ranging from adorkable women to money, is looking for an editor in chief. The Awl announced the job opening this morning in a post which, like many of the stories on the site, runs long (it clocks in at 796 words).
“As we enter our fifth year, we find ourselves part of an organization that has expanded from two guys typing in winter coats in a unheated room on St. Mark’s Place (RIP Cat the cat) to a flourishing collection of Internet publications which expand on our original mission while remaining true to our core convictions—and remaining entirely independently owned and self-supporting. We have an office, and it has both heat and air conditioning,” the job posting says.
Start practicing that soothing yet knowledgable NPR tone because National Public Radio is looking to hire someone to record all of those announcements that let the people know that they are listening to NPR and not, say, religious programming (we can’t be the only ones who have made that mistake, right?).
“Heard by millions of people each week, you’ll get to say, ‘This is NPR” each day,’” reads the job listing.
New York City’s stealthy-ish startup Hirelite poked its head out yesterday for a match-making event in Silicon Valley, and it’s getting some good early reviews.
“Loving @hirelite right now, it’s seriously the single most efficient recruiting/interviewing tool I’ve ever used,” San Francisco entrepreneuer Jared Hansen said on Twitter.
Locally, Twilio’s John Britton Read More
There is a serious crunch for tech talent around the nation, but especially in New York, which doesn’t have IPO-friendly firms like Facebook and Twitter.
For Dave Carvajal, this looked like a business opportunity. Formerly an exec at high-end job site The Ladders, Carvajal now runs Dave Partners, a boutique headhunting firm that Read More
Great news: The job market is flourishing — for bankers whose job includes telling companies how to lay people off! Investment banks are getting ready to do some major mergers and acquisitions in the coming year, and as a result are hiring like the dickens, The New York Times reports.
To hear former Read More
Got nothing lined up for the fall? Lacking the last name to get you an internship at City Hall? Love a slow, plodding deliberative legislature?
Well, you are in luck! A reader sends along this posting for a D.C. internship in the fundraising shop of New York’s junior senator, Kirsten Read More