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Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. Senior Commerce Editor - SELF in New York, New York

Conde Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality
content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers in 32
territories through print, digital, video and social platforms. The
company's portfolio includes many of the world's most respected and
influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour,
Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Conde Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon
Appetit and Wired, among others. Conde Nast Entertainment was launched
in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video
programming.
Job Description
The Conde Nast Commerce team is looking for a Senior Commerce Editor to
join SELF to help grow the brand's e-commerce strategy. As senior
commerce editor, you'll be directing strategy, writing and editing
commerce content, and leading a team of writers and editors. The ideal
candidate will be passionate about shopping across every category, from
sourcing the best deals on a tried-and-true wellness product to tracking
new fitness and health launches that our readers will be excited about.
They will have a strong background in product journalism and should be
skilled at positioning a story to both attract an audience and drive
purchase.

At SELF, our mission is to help people live healthier lives, whatever
that looks like to them. We do that through focusing on four key brand
values: inclusivity, accuracy, empathy, and autonomy. And we're looking
for people who share that vision when it comes to creating content.

Responsibilities:

Manage a team of 3 commerce writers and editors across multiple
different categories, including fitness, health, beauty, wellness, sex,
food, and lifestyle

Drive a clear editorial point of view for product and shopping
recommendations appealing to the SELF reader

Synthesize data to make informed decisions, specifically in relation to
key Commerce KPIs with view on revenue growth

Serve as topline editor for complete lineup of commerce stories each
week

Create and manage a long-term commerce editorial calendar to feature
ongoing and seasonal shopping content, including maintaining a clear and
comprehensive tentpole strategy

Assign and communicate stories to freelancers (writers and producers),
in addition to managing a freelancer budget

Apply SEO best practices to commerce-driven posts

Identify and implement best practices across distribution platforms,
including newsletter and social

Identify categories that present commerce opportunities by studying
purchasing data, tracking site analytics, performing a competitive
analysis of comparable sites, and researching consumer trends

Participate in editorial meetings and collaborate with vertical editors
to develop commerce opportunities in each of our categories that fit the
SELF brand voice and vision

Serve as commerce evangelist for the SELF editorial team, supporting in
research and optimization of all shoppable content

Coordinate closely with the Commerce and Audience Development teams to
share data and best practices that can inform editorial
decision-making

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must have a mix of product and shopping editorial
expertise as well as strong enthusiasm for helping define the
content-to-commerce strategy at SELF:

3+ years editing commerce content at a digital property, as well as
refining commerce best practices

A clear understanding of the affiliate industry and business model

Solid knowledge of SEO tactics to attract a buying audience

Experience analyzing performance across different verticals, product
categories, retailers and content types to optimize for revenue
generation

Experience in managing product sourcing logistics at a digital property
(either editorial or commerce)

Strong organizational skills, a self-directed work style, and polished
communication skills

A self-starter who relishes the opportunity to directly accelerate the
growth of Conde Nast's commerce business

An eye for cultural sensitivity and diversity when assigning, editing,
and writing content

Note: If you do not check all of the following boxes but are
enthusiastic about the position, please apply anyway; we are interested
in candidates with any combination of skills in these areas. We strongly
encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.
What happens next?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below, and we
will review your application as soon as possible. You can update your
resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate
profile.

Conde Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran
status, age, familial status and other legally protected
characteristics.

Conde Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran
status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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