Staffwriter-New York Area 12pm-9pm ET

Location
Brooklyn
Posted
Aug 16, 2013
Closes
Sep 15, 2013
Contact
Ms. Julie Yarbrough
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
Staffwriter New York Area 12pm-9pm ET

dealnews Staffwriters write the deals you see every day on dealnews. Whether it's Amazon's price drop on the latest 3D TV, or a Groupon for the hottest bar in town, dealnews informs its readers with real-time, late-breaking news on deals. We give shoppers the context to make the right purchasing choices amongst a vast and confusing sea of information. Become our next Staffwriter. The ideal candidate would live in New York City. However, residents of New York state located outside of the greater NYC area interested in telecommuting are also encouraged to apply. (Travel to our NYC and/or Huntsville offices will be required as necessary.)

Responsibilities
Researching and authoring deals for dealnews.com
Quickly identifying and explaining a product's value proposition through web research (i.e., why is this a good deal?)

Requirements
Expertise shopping online & researching products online
Exhaustive attention to detail
Experience writing in a short, clean, formulaic style
Flawless diction and spelling
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Extremely strong computer skills
To prove that you are a meticulous reader, you must include the following sentence when you send us your resume: "It is with my utmost respect that I hereto surrender my curriculum vitae for your consideration."

Preferred Qualifications
Expertise in all manner of consumer technology products, especially computers and electronics
Experience using a web or print publishing platform
Previous experience writing and editing for a technology or lifestyle publication, preferably online
Bachelor's degree in related field

This is a unique opportunity for someone who enjoys paying attention to detail, shops for everything online, and loves gadgets and scoring deals. Is this you? Please send your cover letter, resume, and URLs with samples of your work to jobs-swny2013@dealnews.com with the words "dealnews Staffwriter - New York" in the subject line.



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