Staff Writer, Ecomm
Cambridge, MA, USA, Virtual Req #7486
Monday, March 11, 2019
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 .
Reviewed is seeking a full-time Staff Writer to create daily content that supports our ecommerce strategy across Reviewed’s site, 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.
Reviewed 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 Staff Writer reports to the Managing Editor of the Ecomm team. Location can be remote or in the Editorial Office and Product Labs in Cambridge, MA.
Produce 1-2 pieces of content per week 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 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
1-2 years related experience
Affiliate program experience a plus
Adobe Analytics 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.
Buying stuff is easy. Buying the right thing is hard. That’s where we can help. Reviewed brings consumers the most trustworthy reviews available, written by our team of experts. We believe that tough, objective reviews are the best way to analyze products. We provide readers with insightful, practical, and entertaining stories that help them make informed decisions.
HOW TO APPLY
We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload to a resume; show us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:
Your resume - one to two pages.
A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.
Links to 3-5 online samples of your work. Show us what you’ve produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.
It is important that these items be assembled in a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration. #Content
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