Editor, Tech - Underscored
Employer: CNN Job Posted: 2/8/2020
Location: New York, NY Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

Position reports to the CNN Business Development Group, focused on managing tech coverage for CNN's reviews and recommendations site, CNN Underscored. Tasked with finding and writing about great deals, researching technology products and services geared towards consumers and businesses, and crafting carefully curated reviews. Works with the Business Development team to build out a strategic editorial calendar based on tentpole events, sales, and relevant trending products and services. Develop content that fits with the CNN Underscored audience, but encouraged to test creative new angles on tech content and continue to expand the program.

The Daily

• Build out and manage tech coverage for CNN Underscored Extensively research, write, edit and produce commerce-related content
• Optimize new and existing content based on market trends and analytical insights specific to the CNN Underscored audience demographics
• Assign to and edit freelance writers
• Level of Responsibilities/Accountability & Scope Deep knowledge of the latest technology products and news
• Excels at short-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment
• Work is subject to supervisory review at regular intervals
• Operates within the context of defined procedures

The Essentials

• College Degree, preferably with Journalism major
• Must have at least 3-5 years of experience in writing commerce content and editing, and a strong interest in e-commerce
• Previous experience using photo editing tools a plus
• Passion for technology and gadgets, with the ability to break down potentially complex topics into an easily digestible format
• Flawless grammar & spelling
• Must be proficient in MS Office Suite, and comfortable using content management systems
• Strong creative and writing skills are required for this position
• Must be detail-oriented, organized and have strong communication skills
• Position reports in to Director of Business Development

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