Commerce Editor

Employer
IBT Media
Location
Working from home with access to our NYC office as needed
Salary
Competitive contract with potential for full-time
Posted
Sep 24, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Contract

IBT Media is looking for a commerce editor to develop and implement strategy for its various web properties, including business, health/wellness/ tech and gaming.

Successful candidates will have a passion for discovering and presenting the best products and services across the various verticals we serve through commerce editorial,  as well as verifying best e-commerce practices are followed that help optimize copy for conversions.

The Commerce Editor will be tasked with building a strategy, building a team of freelancers, finding deals, services and products , and writing and editing product reviews and guides across a variety of categories. 

The commerce editor will be own  the success of all aspects of the affiliate /review initiative  including planning, content strategy, digital marketing, and building a stable of freelance writers. 

Commerce content includes everything from deals and flash sales on must-have products to new and interesting items that just hit the market.

This role requires someone who has a proven track record of developing and driving a differentiated digital commerce business that has resulted in significant and sustained profitable growth. 

 

Core Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Create affiliate relationships with manufactures, networks, and the likes
  • Create a global network of freelancers 
  • Extensively assign, edit, research and write commerce content and product reviews and guides.
  • Responsible for duties across market research, editorial, image sourcing, production, and content strategy
  • Track posts in affiliate and audience analytics and apply learnings to future content production efforts
  • Experiment each day to boost readership and conversion rates
  • Strong sense of latest digital commerce trends
  • Receives work in the form of short-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment

IBT Media runs several award winning websites in various verticals, reaching over 30M readers per month. 

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