Full Time Job

E-Commerce Writer


New York, NY 01-25-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Variety is hiring an E-commerce Writer to be based in either LA or NYC to create shoppable content for In this role, the writer will write daily deal posts, ''best of'' lists, gift guides and in-depth reviews on the latest products available in the marketplace.

The ideal candidate will have experience writing e-commerce content as well as a demonstrated interest in covering consumer electronics (TV/audio, smart home, tech accessories), merch, sports and gaming. An interest and knowledge of the entertainment industry as a whole is a plus.

Experience with affiliate networks, link tracking platforms and SEO tools is a must, as is a knowledge of the entertainment and tech industries. This prospective writer should be brimming with great pitches for product reviews and roundups, with snappy copy that incorporates SEO best practices.

While you will be joining a small team, the ability to work independently is important, as is the ability to juggle multiple assignments and deadlines at once. We are looking for a writer with a keen attention to detail, who is deadline-oriented and can create content start-to-finish (including loading photos and affiliate links) in our CMS.

Note: this is strictly an e-commerce position for and not an entertainment or lifestyle gig for the magazine.

• Write and produce 10-15 pieces of shoppable content roundups per week for
• Update existing content ensuring latest product launches and trends are reflected
• Work closely with the deputy editor and e-commerce team to prioritize a mixture of content updates and new assignments while meeting daily and weekly deadlines
• Develop relationships with PR reps in the industry
• Attend local and national industry events, as needed, to offer live coverage

• Minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience in digital media, preferably in e-commerce
• The ability to work independently, extremely detail oriented and thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
• Successful and current relationships with key PR people in the market a plus
• Daily experience working within a CMS (familiarity with WordPress preferred)
• Proficiency with Photoshop or other image editing software
• Proven track record of executing revenue-driving articles and campaigns

This position will pay $66,750. Factors that could be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, years of experience and comparison to current employees already in this role. The total compensation package for this position will also include other elements, a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits including 401(k) eligibility and paid time off benefits.

PMC is committed to the health and wellness of our employees. As part of our company-wide rollout of PMC's paid healthcare plan, for this role the company pays 100% of the monthly health, dental and vision plan premiums for the employee and their family. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If you have more or less experience than specified on this job posting, please apply and list your salary expectations.

If hired, employee will be in an ''at-will position'' and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors).

About Variety:

Variety is the seminal voice in the entertainment industry. After 117 years of award-winning breaking news reporting, insightful award-season coverage, must-read feature spotlights, and intelligent analysis of the industry's most prominent players, Variety is the most trusted source for the business of global entertainment. Read by a highly engaged audience of industry insiders, aspirants and passionate entertainment enthusiasts, Variety's multi-platform content coverage expands across digital, mobile, social, print, podcasts, branded content, events, and summits.

In May 2019, Variety's ''Actors on Actors'' on PBS took home a Daytime Creative Arts Emmy award and has been awarded the Emmy for best entertainment programming at the 67th and 68th Emmy Awards. ''Actors on Actors,'' an interview special that features pairings of prominent actors discussing their craft, was produced by PBS SoCal in partnership with Variety Media, LLC. Follow Variety on Facebook; Twitter, @variety; Instagram, @Variety The Variety Group – Variety,, Variety Insight, Indiewire,– is owned by Variety Media, LLC, a division of Penske Media Corporation.

About PMC:

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate audience of over 300 million globally. Since 2004, PMC has been a pioneer in digital media reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Variety, Rolling Stone, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Dick Clark Productions, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Deadline, TVLine, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Fairchild Media, Vibe, IndieWire, Dirt, Artforum, Gold Derby, and Luminate, the premier data and analytics company. PMC's journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth, and courage. In addition, PMC owns several vital cultural events such as SXSW, LA3C, Life is Beautiful, Latin Music Week and ATX Television Festival. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. PMC is committed to fostering a working environment that is inclusive and responsible, where we value a company culture built on all backgrounds, voices, and experiences. For more information on the company, please visit

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9vqx7-3-227-240-72-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $66,750 Per Year ($ USD)