Deputy Content Editor, Home & Appliances

Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers
ID
4993
Category
Journalism

WHO WE ARE

Founded in 1936, CR has a mission to create a fair and just marketplace for all. Widely known for our rigorous research and testing of products and services, we also survey millions of consumers each year, report extensively on marketplace topics, and advocate for consumer rights and protections around safety, digital rights, financial fairness, and sustainability. CR is independent and nonprofit.

THE OPPORTUNITY

CR is looking for an enthusiastic, organized, and creative editor to help develop the Home & Appliance division’s content strategy, covering everything from the best mattresses of the year and emerging and trending products to how to find an appliance during a shortage and how to lower your utility bills. You’ll work closely with our team of in-house writers and editors to deliver best-in-class, reader-focused service content across multiple platforms.

 

The Opportunity

 

CR is looking for an enthusiastic, organized, and creative editor to help develop the Home & Appliance division’s content strategy, covering everything from the best mattresses of the year and emerging and trending products to how to find an appliance during a shortage and how to lower your utility bills. You’ll work closely with our team of in-house writers and editors to deliver best-in-class, reader-focused service content across multiple platforms.

 

What You'll Do

 

  • Assign, edit, and produce content for digital and print platforms. 
  • Work with video and social media teams to produce engaging content.
  • Manage and mentor staff writers while overseeing delivery of timely, accurate content.
  • Partner with teams across our organization (test engineers and market analysts, as well as members of our survey, advocacy, statistics, communications, design, and other teams) to make on-strategy, data-driven content decisions.
  • Act as an in-house spokesperson or source for external media interviews, as well as a subject-matter expert on camera in CR videos.
  • Move content through the production process.
  • Pursue in-depth reporting and writing projects, as necessary.



 

ABOUT YOU

What We Need To See

 

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • At least five years of editing experience.
  • Experience managing and mentoring writers.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

 

What We'd Love To See

 

  • A passion for service journalism.
  • An enthusiasm for helping readers make informed choices and getting them the information they need to make the most of their home, keep their family safe, and spend their money wisely.
  • A delight in digging into the data to find and tell stories.
  • An editor who is organized and detail-oriented.

 

 

EEO STATEMENT

Consumer Reports is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decision without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class

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