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Senior Editor, Tom's Hardware

Future, Remote, Work from USA

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers.

Duration: Full-Time


Tom’s Hardware (tomshardware.com) is the leading site for tech enthusiasts of all kinds who don’t just want to use technology, but master it. With our expert staff and passionate community, we empower readers to build their own PCs, create amazing Raspberry Pi projects, 3D print complex models and choose all the best gear from the right gaming laptop to the top keyboards, mice and monitors.

Job Summary & Purpose

The Tom’s Hardware senior editor is responsible for managing the buying guides, reviews, news and features across several key topics, including keyboards, mice, webcams, headsets, microphones and some PC components, along with managing assignments of how-tos and reference content.

We need someone with the ability to not only write detailed reviews, but also manage freelancers, assigning and editing their work to meet our style. This person must be extremely detail-oriented and obsessed with improving not only the quality of their own writing, but everyone else’s.

In order to review products from U.S.-based vendors, we will need this position to be based in the U.S. where we can easily ship products back and forth between staff, the lab and vendors. We will consider candidates in our office locations of Atlanta and New York, along with those in remote locations so that we can cast the widest net for talent.

Key role responsibilities

The editor will be tasked with growing the Tom’s Hardware coverage, rank and revenue on the topics outlined above. This will involve writing reviews / news, and assigning / editing work from a large stable of freelancers, all while building and maintaining a suite of buying guides. The senior editor will also be responsible for working on the Tom’s Hardware style guide, our user-facing glossary pages and our reference / tutorial content.

Like other editorial staff, the senior editor will be responsible for helping with news editing and writing duties and editing / assigning deals posts during peak trading times. Editor will also maintain relationships with vendors and attend key events such as CES, to provide hands-on coverage of new and upcoming products and technologies.

Requirements

  • Substantial demonstrated experience writing about technology or related topics.
  • Knowledge of PC hardware and peripherals.
  • Strong writing, editing and leadership skills.
  • Ability to work with and manage freelancers and a budget.
  • Fantastic time management and people management skills.

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
  • 401k
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Flexible spend account
  • Free digital magazine subscriptions and access to back copies of our print magazines and bookazines
  • Huge opportunities to learn and develop whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers

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.

It's a fast paced environment as we continuously look to improve, innovate and push the boundaries of what can be done. If you are a collaborative disruptor who can see a way to play a part in delivering our bigger picture with personality, finesse and courage, then we want to hear from you. Let’s do this.

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

This is a position covered under a collective bargaining agreement between Future US, Inc. and the Writers Guild of America East.

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