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The Laugh Button is an entertainment website focused on what’s happening in comedy. Established in 2006 as a outlet to showcase stand-up, it has expanded into a platform that also includes live events, strategic media partnerships, podcasting, and more.


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Editorial Manager
Location: Weehawken, NJ

The Laugh Button is looking for an Editorial Manager to join its ranks. We’re in search of a highly motivated self-starter, equipped with jaw dropping writing and editorial skills who has an insatiable appetite for comedy. Sound like you?

Each day at our company is different from the last. That’s one of the things we love most, but some of the regular responsibilities for this position include:

  • Generate editorial content and concepts for The Laugh Button on a daily basis
  • Edit style, grammar and accuracy of all content in AP style
  • Manage content of social media platforms and newsletters
  • Grow and manage a team of freelance contributors
  • Develop and continue to define The Laugh Button’s editorial voice
  • Oversee website maintenance in CMS (WordPress) and provide administrative support to the editorial staff
  • Track emerging trends in the digital and publishing space
  • Collaborate with all departments to ideate new and exciting opportunities for our comedy clientele
  • Attend evening comedy shows in the greater NYC area on a regular basis.

The Right Candidate is or has:

  • Impeccable writing and editorial skills
  • A leader with a collaborative spirit
  • Passion for comedy, music, and pop culture
  • Experience interviewing talent
  • Sharp and creative marketing mind
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Stamina to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Fierce drive to forge their place in a growing company

Skills & Experience:

  • Has run and help grow an online media site
  • Prior experience writing or reporting for an online media site
  • Working knowledge of
    • WordPress CMS
    • Basic html and CSS
    • Google DFP
    • Email management systems such as Mailchimp
    • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Audition & Dreamweaver)
  • A grasp of best SEO practices and techniques to help build traffic
  • Exposure to social media ad buying
  • Contacts within the comedy community

For consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to matt@thelaughbutton.com


Freelance Comedy Writer
Position: Nationwide (Remote)

Do you like writing? Do you like comedy? Do you want to get paid to write about comedy? Well now is your chance! The Laugh Button – the largest independent comedy website – is looking to add to its ever-growing team of freelance writers to bring fresh voices and unique perspective to its daily coverage. Comedy is universal; it can be found anywhere, at any time, and we’d love for you to help us cover it. Contact us with your resume writing samples, pitches and/or ideas, and join the fastest-growing comedy site in the country. The Laugh Button is comedy. Covered.

Interested candidates should submit application requirements to matt@thelaughbutton.com