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Turner Broadcasting Commerce Editor - CNN Underscored in New York, New York

169369BR

Posting Job Title:

Commerce Editor - CNN Underscored

WarnerMedia Division:

Turner

Location:

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?

Core Duties/Responsibilities:

  • 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?

  • College Degree

  • 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

But wait, there’s more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer

  • Access to wellbeing tools, resources, and freebies

  • 2017 Best Company for   Working at http://www.workingmother.com/turner   at http://www.workingmother.com/turner Mothers at http://www.workingmother.com/turner

  • An in-house learning and development team at https://tbcdn.talentbrew.com/company/1174/v1_0/docs/TPD-One-Pager.pdf to help shape and grow your career

  • Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Requisition #:

169369BR

Position Type:

Full Time

Area of Interest:

News

Business Unit_TBS:

CNEWS

Industry:

Advertising, Cable/Broadcast Television Networks, Games – Development & Publishing, Online Content/Services

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