Digital Newsletter Writer/Editor

Location
US-NY-Yonkers

The Opportunity

As CR’s Digital Newsletter Writer/Editor, you’ll help develop and write our newest newsletter concept, one that blends a mix of personality with CR’s testing and expertise to deliver entertaining, engaging and information-backed content every week. 

 

If you’re  an excellent storyteller who is really curious about consumer issues ranging from the basic—why do some front-loading washing machines create mold—to the big—how can everyone get broadband access,  this is your opportunity to help us launch a new product that not only creates a sense of belonging and meaningful participation, but also is so enjoyable that people want to share it with their friends. 

 

What you will do

 

  • Conceptualize and write a newsletter that's aimed at new audiences 
  • Dig into and understand CR’s testing, expertise and advocacy efforts in a way that enables you to write about them in an engaging manner. 
  • Collaborate with people  across the organization to find what will become the most interesting content.
  • Leverage your knowledge of what works in newsletters to make our new newsletter something that people look forward to reading.
  • Be aware of news outside CR so that you can pick content more likely to fit what readers are already thinking about and how we can help them in the moment. 
  • Work with our marketing group to analyze newsletter performance and adjust as needed.

About You

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years as a writer in a fast-paced, news-oriented environment, where interactives were part of the content development process.
  • Your talents include excellent storytelling skills, an ability to drive conversation and subject matter expertise around consumer-facing topics. 
  • You are fluent with data, and are comfortable using Excel and Google Sheets.
  • Your experience includes creating, growing, participating-in, and managing user communities.
  • You worked with newsletter publishing systems.

A plus:

  • You have previous experience working on a cross-functional product team or developing or working with a custom platform or CMS.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Consumer Reports

At CR, we believe our continued ability to understand and advance the interests of all American consumers is possible only if our staff fully reflects the full cultural, racial and ethnic diversity of those consumers.

Consumer Reports is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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