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Editor, Deals, Underscored

CNN

New York, NY 06-23-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

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Your New Role…

We are looking for an experienced consumer products editor to focus on the creation of deals and product news coverage for CNN's reviews and recommendations site, CNN Underscored. Tasked with assigning, editing and occasionally writing articles about the best sales to help our readers find the things they need at the lowest prices, the Editor, Deals will assign coverage across a wide range of categories. Broad product knowledge, hands-on product review experience and reportorial chops are important. The Editor should be a generalist rather than specific to any single product category.

Additionally, the Editor will be CNN Underscored's eyes and ears into the now - keeping our readers up to date on the latest trends and product releases by finding and writing about new products.

This role works as part of the Deals editorial team to research and develop coverage of sales events, including our day-to-day coverage, while also taking leadership during coverage of key events like Prime Day and Black Friday. The editor will work with both SEO and data teams to continue to build upon previous successes in order to expand our coverage and reach in the deals space.

The right candidate will be able to quickly adapt to the CNN Underscored voice and audience but is also encouraged to test creative new angles on consumer product and service coverage and help us continue to expand our deals coverage.

Your Role Accountabilities…
• Keep abreast of the consumer product landscape, working with editors and analytics staff to build content that addresses reader interest based on an understanding of search and key consumer trends.
• Assign, edit, and occasionally write articles about the best sales, both on a daily and seasonal cadence
• Stay abreast of the news, alongside social and reader trends, to pitch product-focused reviews and recommendations off current events
• Work with PR and company contacts to help secure and produce exclusive product reviews
• Work with the Senior Deals Editor to creatively expand deals coverage during key shopping holidays
• Thoroughly and creatively research, curate, write, and edit deals content
• Work alongside the editorial team to identify new coverage opportunities to help further differentiate CNN Underscored's deals coverage across all product verticals
• Revisit, update and optimize existing content to keep abreast with changes in key consumer trends, and analytical insights.

Qualifications & Experience…
• 3-4 years experience writing for a major consumer publication
• Must have significant experience of consumer products landscape in the context of sales and deals.
• Deep knowledge of the latest consumer products and news.
• Excels at short, medium, and long-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment
• Work is subject to supervisory review at regular intervals
• Operates within the context of defined procedures
• Should have significant experience in reporting; able to identify and contact sources, research unfamiliar categories, and identify and gather the most relevant information as required to build impactful stories.
• Should have an interest in ecommerce and an understanding of SEO principles and techniques.
• Must have the ability to break down potentially complex topics into an easily digestible format
• Flawless grammar & spelling
• Must be proficient in Google Docs, and comfortable using content management systems
• Strong creative and writing skills are required for this position. Must be detail-oriented, organized and have strong communication skills.
• Must be flexible to work some holidays and weekends based on business needs

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary based on several factors, including but not limited to external market data, internal equity, location, skill set, experience, and/or performance. Base pay is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery's total compensation package for employees. Pay Range: $70,000.00 - $130,000.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and sick time and vacation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjonnb-3-233-232-160-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $70,000 to $130,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
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