Senior Staff Writer - Ecomm
Cambridge, MA, USA Req #6720
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal and SweetIQ, and U.K. media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit *** .
** is seeking a full time Senior Staff Writer to create daily content that supports our ecommerce strategy across the USA TODAY Network and beyond.
Our mission, in part, is to help people buy the best stuff. One of the best ways to do that is with engaging, shareable articles full of genuinely useful products. Most often, these are list-style articles, but you'll have wide latitude to experiment with form, style, and topic.
** covers dozens of product categories, including tech, cooking, home appliances, health, beauty, photography, travel, subscription services, and more. Generalists with a passion for helping readers are the perfect fit.
This is a great position for someone with a background in service journalism and deal hunting. You'll be a core member of a bustling team that publishes stories and video to the largest news network in the country.
The Senior Staff Writer reports to the Managing Editor of the Ecomm team. Location can be remote or in our Product Labs and Editorial Office in Cambridge, MA.
Produce 1-2 pieces of content per day that engage readers and drive affiliate revenue
Use data to optimize performance of ecommerce content
Assist the Ecommerce editor with content and projects within the editorial department, which may include product reviews and other consumer-oriented stories
Some weekend writing or editing in order to ensure timely and accurate content
Ability to create engaging stories that resonate with a mass audience
A love of shopping and bargain hunting that you want people to know about
Excellent, error-free writing
Familiarity with social media, SEO best practices, and content management systems
3-5 years related experience
Adobe Analytics experience a plus
Affiliate program experience a plus
The majority of in-office work takes place in an open floor plan office, with several smaller meeting rooms and test labs throughout the building. You're expected to be accessible to the team throughout the day via face-to-face communication, email, phone, and Slack. If remote, real-time communication skills are vital.
Compensation & Benefits
We offer competitive compensation and a solid benefits package, including health, dental, matching 401k, PTO, and much more.
Reviewed, part of the USA TODAY Network of sites, has a mission to help people buy the best stuff and get the most out of the stuff they already own. We're one of the most widely read and trusted sources of product reviews online.
Our team of experts believes that reviews should be tough, objective, and trustworthy. We provide readers with insightful, practical, and entertaining stories that help them make informed decisions. As a part of Reviewed, you'll also have a first look at cutting-edge tech and great new products!
Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.
Job Family News
Job Function Consumer
Pay Type Salary
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