Sr. Shopping Editor

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives and entertain as much as they inform. Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street, and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers. Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company's 'Most Innovative Companies in Media,' an Inc. 'Company of the Year,' Digiday's 'Best Company for Parents,' and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign. The Cut is looking for an e-commerce editor to drive market and shopping coverage across its digital platforms, editing and commissioning original articles, listicles, and galleries. In addition, we're looking for someone to own our e-commerce efforts across the brand-a high-focus priority for the years ahead. This position will report to Lindsay Peoples Wagner, The Editor in Chief, and Joanna Nikas, Deputy Style Editor. Responsibilities: * Work closely with the Ecommerce team and partnership teams, as well as editors to drive The Cut's e-commerce strategies and sales based on keyword optimization, affiliate relationships, and a deep understanding of market trends * Identify trends (both in the market and in shopping behavior) and unearth potential growth areas * Track performance and test new theories to increase our content's value to consumers * Coordinate across the team to oversee large-scale e-commerce moments like Amazon Prime Day and Cyber Monday * Maintain a network of freelance writers * Assign and edit freelance work * Write quick, fun, fresh stories with a robust and engaging voice * Monitor traffic and other analytics to understand what coverage is working and adapt quickly when it isn't * Develop a deep knowledge of the reader's consumer habits * Contribute ideas for brand extensions such as social media, newsletter, video, etc. Qualifications: * 3+ years of professional experience at a digital media brand, preferably in the women's lifestyle space; experience producing content to generate affiliate revenue is a plus * Ability to write fast, clean copy with a fun voice * Deep market knowledge of women's fashion as well as gifts and lifestyle market * Experience balancing many different factors-from SEO and affiliate revenue to traffic and aesthetics-to optimize online content * Investment in the overall success of The Cut * Understanding of analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Looker, and others * Bachelor's degree About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits-including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun-and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees. All employees in our offices are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from email addresses, and we will never contact you via text message.

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