Turner Broadcasting Commerce Editor - CNN Underscored in New York, New York
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Commerce Editor - CNN Underscored
United States - New York - New York
Posting Job Description:
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What part will you play?
The Commerce Editor will support the editorial efforts of CNN Digital's commerce initiatives, focused on producing content for the e-commerce site, CNN Underscored. In this role, the Commerce Editor will be tasked with finding deals, services and products of interest to the Underscored audience, and writing and editing carefully curated product reviews and guides across a variety of categories. Working closely with the Business Development team, the Commerce Editor will also help the Underscored Editorial Director manage the editorial calendar based on retail events, sales, seasonality in the consumer life cycle, and relevant trending products and services. The Editor is tasked with developing content that fits the CNN Underscored brand, but is also expected to contribute ideas that will lead to new approaches to the content coverage.
What will you be doing?
Extensively assign, edit, research and write commerce content and product reviews and guides.
Responsible for duties across market research, editorial, image sourcing, production, and content strategy
Track posts in affiliate and audience analytics and apply learnings to future content production efforts
Work closely with the Underscored freelance writer network, assigning, directing and editing stories as well as tracking progress and managing invoices
Experiment each day to boost readership and conversion rates
Level of Responsibilities/Accountability & Scope
Strong sense of latest digital commerce trends
Receives work in the form of short-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment
Work is subject to regular supervisory review at regular intervals
Operates within the context of defined procedures
What do we need from you?
Must have 2-4 years of experience writing and editing product reviews or recommendations and/or how-to guides for a major publisher
Ideal candidate has subject expertise in at least one of the following: tech/gadgets, style, beauty, kitchen and home, travel, personal finance.
Passion for employing shopping strategies and finding the best deals
Flawless grammar & spelling
Must be proficient in MS Office Suite
Strong creative and writing skills are required for this position. Must be detail-oriented, organized and have strong communication skills
Position reports to Editorial Director, Business Development
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Paid time off every year to volunteer
Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies
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Area of Interest:
Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services
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