Commerce Writer/Reporter

New York City, New York (US)
Nov 01, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

The New York Post is seeking a Commerce Writer/Reporter to help build out The New York Post digital network’s newly launched commerce business. Content is at the core of the commerce business, and the Writer/Reporter role will be key in executing on this strategy. He or she will understand The New York Post audience and speak to them through compelling content while driving them to make smart purchasing decisions.

This role will work across The New York Post’s digital network (New York Post, Page Six, Page Six Style, Decider, and Alexa) and be responsible for the execution of the commerce editorial strategy.

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with the Commerce Editorial Director to make informed content decisions based on strategic initiatives and data analysis.
  • Create daily content about shopping, sales, and promotions.
  • Scour the internet for the best deals of the day.
  • Monitor trending news stories and sniff out the commerce content opportunities to create.
  • Follow a calendar of sales and shopping moments.
  • Monitor and analyze data to help improve results.
  • Maintain contacts with PR agencies and affiliate managers as sources.

What you’ll bring: 

  • At least one to two years of lifestyle and news writing experience in a fast-paced newsroom environment.
  • Strong writing chops a must. Commerce and affiliate content writing experience a plus.
  • The ability to craft stories with the goal of driving readers to retailer sites.
  • The ability to extract relevant data points to help drive initiatives and pivot your strategies.
  • Familiarity with affiliate linking best practices.
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks, and a clear vision for how to prioritize work.

As an equal opportunity employer, the New York Post does not discriminate in hiring or the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The New York Post will consider the provision of reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental disabilities of otherwise qualified applicants to enable them to participate in our application process and to effectively perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would impose an undue financial or operational hardship. ​

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