Full-Time

Huffpost Shopping Writer

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed

1,001-5,000 employees

Cross-platform digital media company

Consumer Goods

$76,537 - $79,000

The salary is subject to adjustment based on the candidate's experience, skillset, and geography. The compensation package includes salary, stock options, and a generous benefits program.

Junior, Mid

Remote in USA

Required Skills
SEO
Journalism
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • At least 2-4 years of shopping / eCommerce writing experience OR equivalent experience producing other consumer-focused service journalism
  • Working knowledge of affiliate data and networks, as well as search optimization
  • Strong passion for finding great deals and utilizing tools and data to weed out bad deals
  • Strong knowledge and interest in tech, gadgets, style, beauty, wellness, fitness, food, health, work, travel, home, pets, and parenting
  • Demonstrated interest in online shopping, retailers, strategies, deals, and e-commerce
  • Excellent headline and packaging skills
  • Able to work at a fast pace and deliver work on tight deadlines
  • Ability to produce at least one original story a day
Responsibilities
  • Writing and reporting shareable, unique stories about products as well as SEO-friendly shopping guides and reviews
  • Tapping into compelling and shareable topics that represent the zeitgeist and translating them into shoppable stories
  • Filing clean, properly sourced, formatted copy according to HuffPost's style guide
  • Strategically pitching and writing shopping stories that maximize audience engagement and revenue
  • Daily searches for sales and writing sale stories for top deals relevant to the audience
  • Communicating with the team via Slack, pitching and responding to assignments quickly
  • Researching products and brands in various categories and price points for the HuffPost audience
  • Tracking and analyzing post traffic and affiliate analytics to pitch new ideas
  • Producing weekly syndicated stories
  • Working irregular shifts for big sales and events like Prime Day and Black Friday

Buzzfeed is committed to making the internet better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the Internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring their audience to live better lives.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.1B

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-11%

1 year growth

-18%

2 year growth

-24%

Benefits

Wellness - Comprehensive benefits for medical, dental, and vision insurance with a focus on Wellness. Plus discounts on Gyms, Care.com, and access to resources like Maven, Tend Dental, and One Medical.

Planning for the future - Take advantage of the 401(k) plan with a company match, short and long-term disability coverage and life insurance.

Work-life balance - We offer our employees paid time off (including your birthday!), paid holidays and generous leave options for life events such as becoming a parent or getting married.

Career development - Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more.

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