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Full Time Job

Writer, Updates, Underscored

CNN

New York, NY 05-30-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

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.

Your New Role…

The Writer, Updates, will help keep the CNN Underscored library of evergreen product review and recommendation content up-to-date and optimized for quality, conversion and search engine ranking. The position will report directly to the Editorial Director and work closely with editors across Lifestyle, Electronics, Travel and Gift Guides, and the Sr. Manager of SEO. Interested candidates should have a strong interest in shopping content and service journalism. Previous experience writing commerce or product reviews is required, as is SEO knowledge/training.

The right candidate can quickly adapt to the CNN Underscored voice and audience but is also encouraged to help develop new creative angles on consumer product and service coverage. The position is primarily tasked with updates, though there will also be opportunities to create and contribute to new, original content.

Your Role Accountabilities…
• Fact-check and update evergreen guides, reviews and gift guides as assigned by the Underscored Section Editors and Sr. Manager of SEO
• Employ SEO best practices in published content while remaining mindful of editorial quality and reader value
• Assist with real-time updates during sales events (Prime Day, Black Friday, holiday weekends)
• Stay up-to-date on seasonality, consumer trends and SEO criteria to ensure content is relevant for readers and search engines
• Write product reviews, product round ups and contribute to overall product testing when required

Qualifications & Experience…
• College degree in journalism or a related field preferred
• 3+ years of editorial experience at a major publisher, ideally in a product-review and/or commerce capacity
• Basic understanding of SEO best practices and content optimization tactics
• Passion for product research and testing a strong plus
• Flawless grammar and spelling, strong creative and writing skills
• Must be detail-oriented, organized, ability to multitask and have strong communication skills

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: $77,840.00 - $144,560.00 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-r0kw4m-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $77,840 to $144,560 Per Year ($ USD)