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Group Nine Media // digital-first media
Media, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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Group Nine is looking for a passionate, experienced, entrepreneurial Commerce Editor to add to our rapidly expanding team. Once hired, the successful applicant will be responsible for creating & managing content, including product reviews, gift guides, & trend pieces, that harnesses the expertise of the Group Nine brands in order to provide insight to our audience & value for our suite of affiliate partners.


  • Working directly with an assigned brand in order to formulate the tone & style for full-length product reviews, buying guides, & comparisons
  • Drafting, editing, & posting affiliate content on a variety of platforms
  • Editing content for SEO, tone, consistency, & clarity
  • Working collaboratively with our Audience Development, Research & Insights, & Product Development teams to optimize your business & drive value for others.
  • Sourcing & onboarding new freelancers as needed
  • Engaging with our third party agents & affiliate platforms in order to optimize & streamline the content creation & monetization process
  • Leveraging experience, internal data & external agents in order to identify & onboard strategic affiliate partners
  • Staying on top of nascent consumer trends & product categories in order to provide insight to the brand audience & actionable intelligence to the company


  • 3+ years in an editorial position with experience in a commerce-oriented role
  • Comfort using data to drive product selection & content decisions
  • Proficiency with content analytics programs (Google Analytics, SEMRush, & SEO best practices
  • Familiarity with commerce best practices as well as affiliate platforms & strategy.
  • Strong writing, research, copywriting, & copyediting skills, with a track record of producing high-quality content
  • Entrepreneurial spirit & the desire to help design & build an important internal content business with significant upside
  • Accountable for growth & the ability to work independently
  • A passion for one or more of the Group Nine family of brands, with particular expertise in relevant content categories

The perks

We have amazing people. We can promise youll work alongside some of the smartest & most interesting people in the industry. Our people work hard but we always have fun doing it. From pride to wellness to diversity, employees lead clubs that matter. We also know how to host a top-notch happy hour. Bottom line: we care about each other & we take our values seriously.

We value development. We are a high-performance organization that challenges itself to continuously grow. We invest in employee development. Youll need to be great to get hired here & we promise youll get even better once youre here.

We care about you. We offer company-paid parental leave for everyone #inclusion. We also offer health, dental & vision insurance, along with a selection of voluntary benefits. Knowing that time out of the office is as important as time spent in the office, our vacation, sick, & federal holiday allowances ensure you have time to take care of yourself.

We invest in your future. We offer competitive compensation & a matching 401(k) plan. Depending on the role, options may also be granted.

We value diversity & inclusivity. Group Nine Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer & is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds & everyone is encouraged to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Group Nine Media is also a participant in e-verify.

We serve snacks, cold brew, coffee, & tea. Who needs anything else?

About Group Nine

Group Nine reaches more people on mobile than any publisher in the U.S. Our mission is to tell great stories that spark action & make a real difference. With nearly 45M Americans engaging with our content every day [source: Nielsen Digital Content Ratings, January 2019], Group Nine's brands are built for the platforms where young people spend the majority of their time. We reach over 70% of Americans ages 18-34 every month [source: Nielsen, December 2018]. Audiences spend nearly 3 billion minutes a month engaging with our category-defining brands - NowThis, the no. 1 most watched mobile news brand in the world; The Dodo, the no. 1 animal brand on digital; Thrillist, the most trusted digital brand in food, drink, travel & entertainment; & Seeker, the no. 1 science brand in the U.S. In 2017, Group Nine acquired Emmy nominated, Cannes Lion & Sundance Film Festival award-winning production studio, JASH.

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