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Business Insider is looking for a talented buying guide updates editor to join our growing Insider Picks commerce team.

As more & more people shop online, it's Insider Pick's job to sift through the millions of products out there to highlight the few that will add value to our readers' lives.

Insider Picks prides itself on finding its readers the best products & deals from around the web every day - whether it's the best sheets you can buy, a unique coffee maker, or a brand-new tech gadget. Our buying guides section crafts thoroughly researched buying guides with the best products you can buy online.

You can see our current library of buying guides here: http://www.businessinsider.com/category/insider-picks-guides

The buying guide updates editor will assist the guides editor in updating our existing (and ever-growing) library of buying guides to ensure the chosen products are still the best, the prices are correct, & the formatting is up to date. The editor will also add new products to older guides as needed. The updates editor will work with Insider Picks' analyst to prioritize updates & improve the SEO of buying guides.

There will also be opportunity to research & test products, write new buying guides, & edit new buying guides from freelancers & in-house writers.

The ideal candidate has excellent editing, writing & researching skills, thrives in a fast-paced environment, is focused & detailed, & has a passion for finding the best versions of products in every category. They are confident & careful when reviewing products & can describe the pros & cons of any item with conviction, while incorporating Business Insider's voice, style, & audience in the copy.

This is a great role for someone with editing & product journalism experience who wants to take on a mix of editing & writing.

Responsibilities:

  • Edit & refresh our network of ~1,000 buying guides

  • Update existing guides as new products are released

  • Update prices, formatting, product selections, & copy as needed

  • Edit new buying guides as needed

  • Write thoroughly researched & thoughtful guides to help our readers shop smarter

  • Pitch new ideas that will be a hit with our audience

  • Test products in every category from tech & home to fashion, pets & more

  • Sift through tons of products to find the relevant items that resonate with our audience

Qualifications:

If you bring editing, writing, & product reviewing experience, & know how & where to find the best products around the web, this is a great job for you. SEO experience is also a plus.

Additional requirements:

  • At least 2 years of editing experience

  • At least 2 years of product reviewing & testing experience

  • At least 1 year of experience working with freelance writers

  • Strong SEO knowledge & content strategy experience is a plus

  • A basic understanding of Business Insider's audience & writing style, & a willingness to learn our style

  • A huge interest in shopping for great products & good deals

  • Flawless grammar, spelling, & usage

  • A basic understanding of Photoshop & HTML (more than basic is a plus)

How to apply:

To apply for the buying guide updates editor position at Business Insider, please submit the following information:

  • Your resume

  • A cover letter

  • Links to five published pieces

  • A list of the five best of a product (Example: The best iPhones are the XR, XS, XS Max, 8 Plus, & 8)

Business Insider offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits.

About us:

Insider is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, & 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news & information that is social & mobile at its core, for an ambitious & curious global audience that grew up with digital. The company launched in 2007, & in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers & viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, & analysis of digital topics. Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media & technology conferences. Insider is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious & motivated individuals to join our growing team.

 
 
 
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