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Associate Commerce Editor, Real Simple

Dotdash Meredith

New York, NY 05-06-2024
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Job Description
Job Title
Associate Commerce Editor, Real Simple

Job Description:

The Real Simple commerce team is seeking an Associate Commerce Editor to edit, write, assign, and update evergreen shopping roundups and gift guides. The ideal candidate is a digitally savvy editor or writer who is equally passionate about the home and lifestyle space and creating engaging editorial content.

As Real Simple's Associate Commerce Editor, you will be responsible for commerce content strategy and execution, including assigning and editing new commerce content, publishing new content in our CMS, and updating existing commerce content. This job requires both analytical and editorial skills to help you provide readers with trusted recommendations tailored to their budgets and needs. This role reports to the Editorial Director on the Real Simple commerce team.
• Assign, edit, and publish new evergreen commerce content, using internal testing data, marketplace knowledge and research, and SEO analysis to back your editorial approach.
• Update existing commerce content based on performance data and insights as well as updated product information and testing insights.
• Manage a team of 2-4 freelance writers, sourcing and onboarding high-quality new writers as needed.
• Assist in our testing process, whether evaluating products at home, analyzing testing results, attending lab testing days, or gathering insights from testers or community members.
• Participate in editorial meetings and pitch ideas for new content.
• Stay current on trends and new products.
• Communicate effectively throughout the organization on goals and objectives.

About You
• 1-3 years of experience working in the editorial commerce space, ideally focused on home or lifestyle categories.
• Strong editor and writer capable of writing engaging shopping content, all the while keeping the Real Simple voice, values, style, and audience in mind.
• A product enthusiast who spends time shopping and obsessing over purchases, particularly useful, clever products that help make readers' lives easier.
• Proven aptitude for communicating and collaborating with editorial team members.
• Experience with SEO best practices and content management systems.
• Organized, efficient, and a self-starter who wants to work for a growing company.
• Bachelor's degree required.

It is the policy of Dotdash Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, the Company will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Accommodation requests can be made by emailing

Pay Range
Salary: $62,400 - $72,000

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2mwe7-44-200-86-95-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $62,400 to $72,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Dotdash Meredith

Dotdash Meredith is the largest digital and print publisher in America. From mobile to magazines, nearly 200 million people trust us to help them make decisions, take action, and find inspiration. Dotdash Meredith’s over 40 iconic brands include PEOPLE, Better Homes & Gardens, Verywell, Food & Wine, The Spruce, Allrecipes, Byrdie, REAL SIMPLE, Investopedia, and Southern Living.