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The Awl Seeks Editor in Chief

After four years of online publishing, The Awl is looking for an editor-in-chief.

The site opened in 2009 and has published lots of authors, longform essays and literary coverage, so GalleyCat readers might want to check out the posting.¬†Here’s more about the job:

Applicants need to be seriously entrepreneurial in nature and welcoming of risk. The editor-in-chief will need to be able to execute long-term dream-schemes while responding to the horribly immediate. The job combines the thrill of executing a larger vision with the tyranny of managing a constantly overflowing inbox. This role has a large amount of autonomy, and therefore applicants need to have the attention to detail of a great managing editor, the confidence of an editor-in-chief and the moral compass of a columnist. Most importantly, we are primarily a horizontal and non-hierarchical organization, with an extremely strict no-assholes policy. Behavior is as much prized as talent; genuineness is as valuable as genius … Finally, candidates need to be based in or around New York City.

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