Here are some official-sounding details about the gig:
This person will be responsible for managing the daily operations of a large website with a loyal following of readers, and ideally is an obsessive, life-long Maple Leafs fan. The perfect candidate can express her or his thoughts about the team and the sport in a consistently engaging way. Hopefully you're as big of a nerd about the Internet, social media and sports journalism as you are about the Leafs. You should have experience managing people, the ability to delegate and an insatiable desire to discover and produce work that Leafs fans love.
You don't need to live in the Toronto area, but it wouldn't hurt. Compensation is in the form of a monthly stipend -- think beer money, not rent money.
Write, edit and ensure regular publication of quality Leafs writing.
Manage a diverse team of writers, and work well with the existing Pension Plan Puppets staff.
Operate the Pension Plan Puppets Facebook page, Twitter account and other channels.
Communicate regularly with SB Nation management about site goals, traffic analysis and progress.
Shape the editorial direction of Pension Plan Puppets with input from existing PPP editors.
Respect the tone, work, personalities and community that have made PPP the best Leafs blog on the Internet.
Obsessive knowledge of and passion for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the NHL and
You're a great writer, communicator and manager.
You're experienced with web publishing tools (or you're a quick learner).
You take pride in what you do.
tl;dr: if you're a passionate Leafs fan who wants to help us grow Pension Plan Puppets into the destination for all Leafs fans on the Internet, we want to hear from you.
Please provide links to your blog, Twitter account, Facebook page, writing samples, or anything else you feel might be relevant in the cover letter field. Vox Media is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply, including women, LGBTQ people, people of color, and people with disabilities.
Head here to apply for the position.
Questions? Email me: travis at sbnation.com