|Job Description :
||Why Hearst Magazines?
Hearst Magazines is one of the largest publishers in the world, with more than 25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper’s BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and Runner’s World. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.
But we’re more than just our magazines. We engage our audience across all mediums and channels—print, digital, video, and social—with sophisticated content creation, distribution, and data capabilities. We create, package, and sell products with cutting-edge technology and proprietary platforms. Together, we are reinventing publishing for the 21st century.
The Hearst Digital Media Enthusiast Group is looking for a creative, talented, and knowledgeable associate editor for Best Products . This editor will cover all things lifestyle, including gifting, sales and deals, seasonal content, and more. Assignments may range from researching trendy Halloween costumes or covering the best sales during Prime Day, to writing about Oprah’s Favorite Things and creating new gift guides. We want someone with strong opinions and the confidence to recommend quality products they stand by. There are a lot of products to weed through in the e-commerce space, and we need someone who can help our audience make smart buying decisions.
The ideal candidate will be immersed in the online shopping world, know what people of all ages and stages will buy online, and have a passion for using data to drive content creation. This person must have the ability to write informative yet entertaining copy that incorporates SEO and commerce best practices. Relationships with PR and various experts are a huge plus.
This role reports directly to the deputy editor for Best Products and works closely with a variety of departments, including Editorial, Commerce, and more.
Please note: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in PDF format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio of clips.
What you’ll do:
Write and produce serviceable buying guides and product reviews featuring researched and tested products in the lifestyle and gifting space
Update existing content, ensuring product launches, trends, and best-sellers are reflected
Work closely with the site director, SEO team, and commerce team to prioritize seasonal and evergreen content
Analyze and own his or her top-performing content and best-selling products using data
Own gifting content strategy, from determining what needs to be updated when and what new guides must be created
Keep a pulse on trends happening in the world and produce relevant lifestyle content in a timely manner
Pitch clever ideas that continue to put Best Products front and center in the gifting and lifestyle space
Develop deep relationships with PR and sales
Who you are:
Minimum of 2 years experience in editorial
Previous experience writing e-commerce content is a must
Has the ability to work independently, is extremely detail-oriented, and thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
Daily experience working within a CMS
Proficiency with Photoshop
Experience with Google Analytics and other data management platforms
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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