- Beauty & Wellness Commerce Writer, News & Deals

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Beauty & Wellness Commerce Writer, News & Deals


Beauty & Wellness Commerce Writer, News & Deals

Salary: $58,500 - $60,500
• Emerging Level


The Commerce Beauty team at Dotdash Meredith is looking for a strong, experienced digital writer to join a fast-paced news desk focused on news & deals content.

Category Digital Media  Social Media  Writers 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 24, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Commerce Beauty team at Dotdash Meredith is looking for a strong, experienced digital writer to join a fast-paced news desk focused on news & deals content. This person will pitch and write shopping stories at the intersection of wellness, beauty, style, celebrity, and fitness, primarily for and on a smaller scale for 

The ideal candidate is a self-motivated writer who is passionate about shopping and product recommendations, especially in the wellness and beauty space, and can create quality content in the Shape and InStyle brand voices on a timely basis.

You will (day-to-day)…
  • Pitch and write at least 2 commerce articles per day for and that generate affiliate revenue
  • Identify and carry out commerce content opportunities within wellness, beauty, style, celebrity, and fitness categories 
  • Monitor the internet, including social media and search platforms, for commerce opportunities around trends, celebrity recommendations, viral products, and more
  • Use analytics to brainstorm your pitches; pull affiliate earnings and traffic data weekly to understand reader interests and guide strategy 
  • Collaborate closely with numerous writers and editors on the commerce team and select members of editorial teams; attend weekly editorial and strategy meetings 
  • Keep content records organized in workflow platforms such as Airtable; build in the CMS 
  • At discretion of manager, potentially be involved in shaping commerce strategy for and scaling reach through promotional outlets (like social media and newsletters) 
You are…
  • A clean writer with at least 2-3 years of experience in the digital editorial space for an online publication (experience writing commerce content highly preferred) 
  • Familiarity with the Shape brand; interested or knowledgable in wellness and beauty
  • Experienced in digital media metrics and tools, such as CMS platforms and Google Analytics
  • Knowledgeable in SEO, AP style, and affiliate linking best practices
  • A quick learner who is excited about commerce content, eager to take on new challenges, and able to identify untapped opportunities for’s growth
  • A flexible, organized person who is able to handle multiple tasks at once, and seamlessly pivot and re-prioritize tasks as needs change 
  • Ideally, you have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field 
Part of the Commerce team spirit means embodying these core competencies:
  • Manage Ambiguity: You can comfortably deal with change and can decide/act without the total picture. You remain calm and productive while dealing constructively with problems that do not have clear solutions or outcomes.
  • Nimble Learning: You’re eager to actively learn through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder. 
  • Self-Development: You want to seek new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels. You show a personal commitment to continuously improving, accepting stretch opportunities, and making the most of available development resources.
Pay Range Salary: $58,500 - $60,500

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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