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Deals and Commerce Writer, Android Central

Future, New York, NY USA

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers.

Level: Entry Level

Duration: Full-Time


About the Team

The Android Central editorial team is a diverse, passionate group of Android and Google experts, backed by an engaged community of technology enthusiasts and tastemakers, who all prides themselves on being members of the best Android website on Earth.

Job Purpose

As Deals and Commerce Writer, you will find and cover deals on products and services within the Google and Android ecosystems and then present those deals in well written, creative articles. You'll create additional commerce-related content around high-yield topics.

This role may be based out of our New York office, or remote.

Key Responsibilities

  • Find all the best deals on anything and everything Google and Android and cover them on AndroidCentral.com.
  • Work with Android Central editor in chief and other editorial staff to ensure timely deal coverage related to current editorial directions.
  • Work with Future’s ecommerce team to cover specific high-yield, commerce-related topics, such as VPN and antivirus.
  • Work with ecom team to share strategies with editorial team during major shopping events (Prime Day, Black Friday, Cyber Monday)
  • Help editorial team to find and cover deals during major shopping events (Prime Day, Black Friday, Cyber Monday)
  • Work with Android Central’s commerce director and editor in chief to grow performance of deals team, including new content ideas, SEO improvements, coverage changes
  • Attend weekly Android Central editorial team meetings and provide updates on the deals landscape at that point.

Additions to job responsibilities:

  • Occasional help covering deals on other Future sites, including iMore and Windows Central.
  • Build additional affiliate relationships with companies whose deals we cover.
  • Monitor performance of deals posts to help inform future deals coverage.
  • Work with commerce director to research and identify new commercial opportunities
  • Meet with the larger Future ecommerce team and deal writers to brainstorm and share best practices around deals and commerce coverage.

Requirements

  • Passionate.
  • Drive to succeed.
  • General knowledge of Android and Google ecosystems.
  • Experience covering ecommerce-focused content.
  • Experience finding and covering deals.

Benefits

What will I get in return?

As well as our standard benefits, we have a number of awesome perks available to our staff including:

  • Unlimited paid time off (yes you read that right!)
  • A share in our success - every member of staff receives a profit pool bonus at the end of our financial year
  • Free food (monthly munchies, bagel Fridays, fresh fruit & snacks and coffee and tea on tap)
  • Central office locations with cool open plan working spaces
  • Free digital magazine subscriptions and access to back copies of our print magazines and bookazines
  • Discounted gym membership and onsite health & wellbeing (yoga at lunch anyone?!)
  • Annual Future conference - get together with your colleagues to celebrate success and look forward to what's next
  • Regular staff socials arranged by our wonderful Employee Community & Culture committees
  • Huge opportunities to learn and develop whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues

We are Future

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers

Future is a global multi-platform media company and leading digital publisher, with scalable brands and diversified revenue streams. We are dedicated to connecting over 300 million people worldwide with their passions, through expert content, world-class events and cutting-edge proprietary technology. We have big ambitions to transform media and change people’s lives.

We have a market-leading portfolio of over 220 brands spanning across technology, gaming, TV & entertainment, women’s lifestyle, music, sport, creative and photography, home interest and B2B. You may have heard of us…

But a stellar heritage isn’t enough. We continue to grow our portfolio and launch new brands, restlessly looking to improve, innovate and push the boundaries of what can be done. We develop leading-edge technology which is disrupting the media marketplace.

Together, we’re exceeding the expectations of everyone we exist for – our audiences, clients, staff and shareholders. In a short space of time, Future has transformed into an innovative global media platform.

We reap the rewards too, of course, with a fun and creative place to work with endless opportunities to forge a career. We believe in teamwork that transcends location, so we don’t have a Future HQ but a globally connected workforce across the UK, US, Europe and Australia

Every kind of talent is celebrated here.. We hire for person not for the role, looking for people who share our ambitions to be bold and innovate, making Future a global success story.

Let’s do this!

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why this is your dream job!

Inclusion & Diversity

At Future we are passionate about ensuring that as a business, we are continuing to promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do.

Future is an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process will be free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respects all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values which will continue to ensure that all applicants, current and future employees are treated with respect and fairness.

We are continuing to be inclusive in our approach to flexible working, ensuring that we are making adjustments where required and providing our employees the tools and support to enable them to grow and flourish in their careers.

About Future

We are Future

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers

We’re Future. We’re 2300 colleagues over 200 brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events and magazines. We haven’t just survived in 2020, we’ve thrived, increasing our audience share, taking more number one positions, acquiring new businesses and launching new brands.

And we don’t plan on stopping any time soon.

Future

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