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Senior Update Commerce Writer, Beauty & Style Groups

Dotdash Meredith

New York, NY 02-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Title
Senior Update Commerce Writer, Beauty & Style Groups

About Your Role

The Beauty & Style Group is seeking a Senior Commerce Updates Writer to write and update beauty and style product roundups and reviews. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is equally passionate about researching beauty and style products and explaining what to look for when buying a product. As the group's commerce updates writer, you will be responsible for writing and updating researched and testing-based roundups in the beauty and style category. We are looking for someone who can create quality content and that thrives in a fast-paced environment.

About Your Contributions
• Audit content using competitor analysis, marketplace knowledge, and internal data (tested insights, for instance) to produce meaningful updates that help keep our content current.
• Update existing lists and write new content for the Beauty and Style Group, maintaining high-quality standards along the way.
• Find sources to provide background information and quotes for our lists and reviews.
• Research and write supplemental content like what to look for, pros/cons, buying guides, and more. This may involve conducting interviews and gathering original quotes that support the commerce content funnel.
• Assist in our testing process, whether evaluating products at home, writing up results, attending lab testing days, or gathering insights from testers or community members.
• Research new products and trends, as well as competitor picks, to make sure we're making the best recommendations to our readers.
• Analyze market trends to discover the best beauty and style launches, and make conclusions about what makes them press-worthy.
• Collaborate with Growth to stay abreast of SEO and SERP best practices.
• Collaborate with Social to reach our audience across diverse platforms. Fluency in social media best practices and how to write content that resonates across social media platforms is a plus.

About You
• 2-3 years writing experience at an online publisher.
• Ability to write about beauty and style products in an accessible way.
• Detail-oriented and deadline-focused with solid writing and editing skills, as well as a deep understanding of what works in a digital media landscape.
• A personal interest in all things beauty and style, an eye for products, and the know-how to provide the reader with different options that suit their needs. Although a beauty and fashion background is not necessary, knowledge of how to write about these topics as well as industry trends is a plus.
• Strong copywriter, capable of writing engaging, lively headlines and blurbs, all the while keeping the voice of our Beauty and Style brands, values, style, and audience in mind.
• Demonstrated commitment to using inclusive language and making sure copy speaks to all populations.
• Self-starter who wants to work for a growing company.
• Proven aptitude for communicating and collaborating with both remote editorial workers and in-house editorial team members.
• College degree or equivalent experience 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 ddm.hr@dotdashmdp.com.

Pay Range
Salary: $63,000 - $75,000

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8e6z6-44-201-97-224-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $63,000 to $75,000 Per Year ($ 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.