Launched in 2010, WP Mayor
is the longest-standing independent WordPress blog globally. We pride ourselves on our authenticity, ethics, and the respect we’ve garnered within the WordPress community, encompassing both users and industry leaders.
As we continue our journey as a fully remote team, we are on the lookout for a dedicated Blog Manager to steer our content strategy and fortify our affiliate marketing endeavors.
Working With Us
100% Remote Work: We’ve embraced the remote work culture from day one, allowing you to work from anywhere, ensuring a balance between collaboration and deep work.
Team Dynamics: Our team thrives on self-discipline, pulling together to achieve excellence. We believe in getting the best out of each other, with no room for mediocrity.
Weekly Strategy Calls: We hold weekly calls to discuss progress and the strategic direction for WP Mayor.
Asynchronous Communication: While we value individual work, we maintain open communication channels for urgent matters, ensuring everyone is aligned and informed.
Global Team: Our team is distributed across the globe, with members in Malta, the UK, the US, Spain, Jamaica, Indonesia, and more.
Tools & Processes: We utilize in-house processes and frameworks for all our content production, especially for our product reviews. Our unique services, such as the Product Booster and Opportunity Analysis, are tailored to assist WordPress businesses in offering superior quality products to our global audience.
The Blog Manager role is pivotal to the WP Mayor project. The person in this role will be entrusted with elevating WP Mayor to unprecedented heights, ensuring its long-term success. This involves delivering top-notch content to our audience and collaborating with industry stakeholders to foster growth for their businesses.
Your role will encompass the following tasks:
1. Content & Affiliate Marketing Management (40%)
- Develop and implement content strategies in alignment with our goals and audience needs.
- Seamlessly integrate affiliate marketing strategies into content creation.
- Oversee content creation and publication, ensuring relevance, accuracy, and adherence to our standards.
- Optimize content and affiliate links for SEO to enhance visibility.
- Track content performance through analytics and SEO tools.
2. Team Management (40%)
- Coordinate with writers for content planning, assignment, and editing.
- Ensure content quality, alignment with our brand voice, and adherence to guidelines.
- Continuously refine and document content creation and management processes.
3. Client & Affiliate Partner Communication (20%)
- Manage communication with clients for paid services.
- Coordinate with affiliate partners to align content strategies.
- Ensure content monetization remains unbiased and transparent.
Qualities & Skills Required
- Proven experience as a Blog Manager or similar role, especially in affiliate marketing.
- Proficiency in content management systems, SEO principles, and affiliate marketing strategies.
- Strong editorial skills and command over the English language.
- Proactive and autonomous approach.
- Meticulous attention to detail.
- Effective internal and external communication.
- Creativity and problem-solving aptitude.
- Collaborative mindset and leadership qualities.
- Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related fields.
- Experience in remote work environments.
Benefits & Perks
The chosen applicant will be working as a freelance contractor, dedicating 40 hours per week to the role.
Competitive Remuneration: $30,000 to $36,000 annually
Vacation: 4 weeks of paid leave annually
Flexibility: Determine your own work schedule with a minimum 4-hour daily overlap with the team
Team-Building: Regular online water cooler sessions and occasional team gatherings
Learning & Development: Access to learnings resources and courses, from SEO to product design
Please fill in the application form below with utmost attention to detail. We value human touch and genuine interactions, so please ensure your application is personally crafted.
Whilst we love innovation and technology, using various tools to automate and improve our processes internally, we want to hear from you, not ChatGPT. Any applications that are AI-generated will be automatically disqualified.
We believe in the power of diversity and inclusivity. We are committed to creating a workspace where every individual feels valued, irrespective of their race, gender, age, or background. Our strength lies in our varied perspectives, and we are dedicated to fostering an environment where everyone can thrive and contribute.
We value each application and want to ensure a transparent hiring process. After submitting your application, it will be reviewed by our CEO. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a video interview.
The deadline for submissions is the 10th of November 2023.