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Editing Process Production Manager

*Note: the following is an opportunity for volunteer, part time, flexible work–with the possibility for compensation as we grow. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment.* 

Are you at a point in your life where doing something challenging, meaningful and fun is more of an urgent concern for you than compensation? Are you ready to work with smart and talented individuals committed to producing great content in the public interest? Do you have extensive experience running organizations? Join our grand experiment in creating high-quality, insightful news. 

The Position

Are you a detail-oriented, news-obsessed production expert? The nonprofit news organization WhoWhatWhy is looking for an Editorial Process Production Manager to ensure every editorial detail is carried out, every editor and reporter does their specific job, and every piece meets its deadline. You will be responsible for getting down into the trenches of each piece to oversee production and make sure every part of the publication process is completed. 

If you can commit a minimum of 10 or more hours a week, working remotely on your own schedule with our far-flung, diverse team, we’d like to hear from you.


You will work remotely and on your own schedule, though we require a minimum commitment of 10 hours a week.  Because our staff is spread throughout the world, we communicate mostly through email.  All staff are required to respond to emails on a daily basis.  If you possess a high level of self-motivation, work well independently, strive for excellence, and can commit quality time per week on a regular basis to help achieve team goals, please apply.

To Apply

Please send us a resume and carefully reasoned, customized cover letter that shows that you have studied and thought about what we do at WhoWhatWhy. Our mission must resonate deeply with you. We will not review applications that appear to be mass submissions. 


  • Proven experience in editorial production, including driving article completion (from drafting to the final reading), managing editor roles and understanding multi-step deadlines 
  • Newsroom experience a plus
  • The ability to define and delegate tasks, and motivate others
  • Strong organizational and communicative skills
  • The ability to work independently, in a team environment
  • The patience to monitor multiple individuals and pieces at once 


  • Upon conception of each article, think through the different steps of production, assign an editor or writer to the task and ensure everything is done by deadline
  • Help set and enforce deadlines 
  • Act as a liaison between Managing Editor/Editorial Manager and writers/editors 


  • Collaborate with smart, accomplished co-workers
  • Be part of an exciting, up-and-coming enterprise
  • Work from home on a schedule that suits you
  • Have fun
  • Make a difference
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