Retail Reporter

Employer
DIGIDAY
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive annual salary + benefits
Posted
Apr 12, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Digiday Media is looking for an experienced reporter to chronicle how the retail industry is changing with the advent of digital for a new publication covering the reinvention of retail.

 

Responsibilities include

  1. Pitch, report and write features and daily pieces on how retailers are adapting to the world of digital
  2. Cover major retailers including Target, Walmart and other big-box stores to figure out how they’re adapting to technology
  3. Write about the growth of Amazon, as well as other e-commerce giants and how that is affecting the retail industry
  4. Cover the marketing strategies of direct-to-consumer brands, how brands are modernizing in-store retail and the globalization of retail
  5. Write about how platforms like Snapchat and Facebook enable commerce and transform payments
  6. Help shape the perspective, voice and coverage of a new publication that aims to unpack the change that’s reshaping the retail industry for those on the front lines

     

Requirements:

  1. Three to five years of business reporting and writing experience
  2. A willingness to pick up the phone and cultivate a network of sources in the industry
  3. An interest in retail and the trends that drive this industry
  4. Role requires final candidate to be in the Digiday Media New York office five days a week

     

Working at Digiday Media

Digiday Media is a fast-growing and ambitious modern media company. Our reporting is honest, truthful and jargon-free, and aims to create real change in the media and marketing industries. We mix high-quality journalism with thoughtful analysis –– and we have a lot of fun along the way. We also have a roster of high-profile events around the world that bring together executives from all corners of the industry. This is a company for ambitious, self-starting individuals who want to work in a fast-paced and creative environment.

 

In addition to a cover letter and resume, please send three ideas for reported stories that could appear in Digiday, along with sources you would contact for them.

 

 

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