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Media, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2022
 
   
 
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We believe that we are better together, & at Tripadvisor we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Tripadvisor, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities, & experiences, so we can collectively revolutionize travel & together find the good out there.

Cruise Critic, the world's largest online cruise resource & part of Tripadvisor.com, is seeking an Editor to join its Editorial team. This position will be part of the U.S. site & will work closely with our team in North America & the U.K. to produce news & features, as well as take on projects as needed within the team. 

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can work well independently & as part of a fast-moving team. The right person will be excited about covering cruise through news & trend stories & will work to update features & ship reviews. They should have an eye for stories that spark social engagement & be as comfortable analyzing traffic metrics as they are conducting interviews with industry leaders & doing research. An ability to write with SEO & related keywords in mind is also required. 

This job will involve regular travel to ships & industry events, & some off-hours, evening & weekend work, which comes with those kinds of assignments, will be required. The position will be remote, with the expectation of working East Coast hours. 

The ideal candidate will have a journalism or related degree with at least five years of experience working for an online publication. They will also be passionate about travel & cruise, & enjoy working in a team environment, both within a department & a larger business organization. 

Essential skills

Excellent command of English language, grammar, punctuation, spelling
Excellent writing & editing skills; ability to edit writing of freelancers & peers
Ability to develop a beat & interview sources on the phone, in person & by email 
Consistent contribution of ideas for stories, content & business key areas of growth
Comfort with using editorial tools & proposing ideas for efficiency & improvement
Ability to develop & execute on a plan independently 
Strong understanding of digital media landscape as it relates to business growth
Takes team-first approach to projects & anticipates team needs, putting team & company goals ahead of self 
Ability to quickly, concisely & clearly summarize information
Ability to meet deadlines & work independently 
Must be organized with an eye for accuracy & detail & enjoy multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of Adobe analytics or other traffic monitoring platform
Strong communication skills
Passion for travel 
College degree in journalism or related field

Job responsibilities

Write multiple stories on a daily & weekly basis
Develop story ideas based on trends, news & keyword opportunities
Edit content from freelancers & peers
Develop & lead content strategy on assigned projects
Contribute ideas & content to team projects
Travel regularly on overnight cruises, both within the US & internationally.
Attend ship visits, industry events, dinners & launches on behalf of Cruise Critic
Work closely with PR & marketing departments
Establish good contacts & maintain strong relationships within the industry
Monitor traffic & analyze metrics, making recommendations on coverage based on figures
Use data to shape decisions

We strive to create an accessible & inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please make sure to reach out to your individual recruiter or our team at greenhouse@tripadvisor.com

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