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Stumptown Footy is looking for its next site manager

Join our team and cover the Timbers and Thorns with us!

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If you’re reading this, we’re assuming you love the Timbers and Thorns and our community here at Stumptown Footy. Here’s your chance to become a bigger part of what we’re doing.

Stumptown Footy is looking for its next site manager. Keep reading to find out if this is the perfect opportunity for you.

What does the role entail?

This is a remote, part-time, contract role compensated with a monthly stipend. The manager is responsible for the following duties:

  • Making sure that the site is publishing every day, and at a volume high enough for the site to continue to grow.
  • Manage the site’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, and help them continue to grow.
  • Recruit, train and manage a staff of contributors that cover Portland Timbers/Thorns storylines and news on the site.
  • Regular communication with SB Nation management over site goals, traffic, and progress.
  • Moderating and maintaining a vibrant, welcoming site community.

What qualifications should you have?

Our best candidates will:

  • Have a passion for the Timbers and Thorns and is already familiar with Stumptown Footy.
  • Understand how to use popular social media networks, like Twitter and Facebook, and be willing to adapt to new best practices.
  • Be able to produce and edit clean copy.
  • Have the organizational skills to manage a staff of multiple people.
  • Be comfortable working in a remote environment.

How do you apply?

To apply, please submit a resume detailing any previous writing and/or management experience, a cover letter explaining why you want to join the team at Stumptown Footy, and a soccer-related writing sample via the Vox Media Careers page. Your application will not be considered if you do not submit all three items as specified.

If you have questions about this role or the application process, reach out to Jeanna Thomas, Senior Talent Manager for Team Brands, at

SB Nation and Stumptown Footy are committed to bringing you coverage of the Timbers and Thorns from a diverse array of voices and perspectives. If your qualifications and experience do not perfectly align with everything we’re looking for, but you believe you have the potential to thrive in this role, we encourage you to apply.