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Fashion & Luxury Commerce Editor


New York, NY 04-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
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Hearst Magazines' Central Commerce Team is looking for a commerce editor to pitch, write, and edit commerce content for our portfolio of fashion and luxury brands, including Harper's BAZAAR, ELLE, Esquire, Town & Country, ELLE Décor, and Veranda.

The ideal person for this gig is not only obsessed with online shopping and finding noteworthy up-and-coming products, but also cares deeply about discovering the best new items from small and emerging businesses. We're looking for an experienced writer and editor with a passion for the luxury market, a pulse on what's fresh and exciting in the space, and who is well-versed in using data and reporting tools to inform editorial ideas.

In this role, you'll have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of merchants across the fashion, beauty, and home categories and create content for our various distribution channels. You should be skilled at making data-driven decisions and seeking out new opportunities based on content trends. This position will report to the Senior Commerce Editor, Fashion & Luxury.

Please note: For consideration, resumes must be submitted in PDF format with a cover letter, salary requirements, and a link to a portfolio or samples of work.

• Write, update, or edit 1-3 shopping-focused pieces of content daily that maintain the brands' taste levels and sensibilities.
• Stay on top of the latest deals and work with our preferred retailers to plan for sale events and upcoming launches.
• Track performance of content to inform and execute on new areas of opportunity to increase affiliate commerce revenue.
• Work closely with Hearst's Commerce team to maintain best practices in order to meet ambitious revenue goals.

• 3+ years of experience as a writer, with a minimum of 1 at a digital-first outlet - a background in commerce, particularly within the fashion and luxury space, is a plus.
• Sharp writing and self-editing skills and a talent for turning around clean, accurate copy.
• Strong angling and packaging skills and an understanding of SEO and social best practices.
• Ability to understand analytics and translate them into editorial action - familiarity with Google Analytics, Looker, Skimlinks, or similar reporting tools is a plus.
• Comfortable juggling multiple projects simultaneously and working independently.
• Well-versed in building strong relationships and explaining complex topics in simple terms.
• Available to work major shopping holidays.

The base salary for this role is between $67,000 and $75,000. The actual base pay offered is dependent upon many factors, such as: transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.



Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwwozp-3-239-95-36-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $67,000 to $75,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile

Hearst Magazines isone of the largest publishers in the world, with more than25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.