Consumer Reports, Inc.

Update Writer/Reporter

Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers
ID
5064
Category
Communications, Marketing & Public Relations

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 issues, and advocate for consumer rights and protections around safety, digital rights, financial fairness, and sustainability. CR is independent and nonprofit.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We’re looking for a motivated writer/reporter eager to learn the ropes at CR while building key service journalism skills working closely with our editors and product specialists. This writer will collaborate with CR’s product testers and product writers from multiple teams to keep our core content up to date, SEO-optimized, and inclusive of the latest marketplace trends. The work is fast-paced, data-driven, and the ideal candidate will have excellent organizational skills and the ability to work in a highly matrixed environment. This position will also assist CR’s product journalists in writing and reporting about new products and trends. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Update and maintain various forms of content (articles, buying guides, product descriptions) across multiple product categories.
  • Coordinate with product specialists, test engineers, as well as writers and editors to keep content fresh, up-to-date, and on-trend.
  • Assist in reporting and writing product and service stories in coordination with CR’s testers and other product journalists.
  • Work closely with CR’s search engine optimization (SEO) team to optimize content for search and discovery.

 

ABOUT YOU

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with a concentration in journalism. The ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders is a must for this role, as is an ability to work with SEO data and strategy.

 

Success Criteria: 

  • Anticipates impact on key audiences, encourages open debate
  • Instills trust and integrity, inspires through personal conviction
  • Focuses self and others on action and results
  • Sees and leverages connections and interdependencies, breaks down silos, promotes collaboration and inclusion, and leverages key influencers to champion change, builds cross-functional support
  • Seeks out diverse perspectives
  • Responds quickly with course corrections based on CR’s best interests
  • Identifies new possibilities for innovation and social impact
  • Keeps current on external trends and developments
  • Translates goals, priorities and key information into simple, impactful messages

EEO STATEMENT

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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