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Editor, Features & Trending Content

Cambridge, MA, USA Req #7882
Friday, April 12, 2019

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.

Reviewed is seeking an experienced content creator to join us as a full-time Editor for Features & Trending Content. The ideal candidate will be a smart, quick-turnaround journalist with an eye for spotting what’s trending in our corner of the internet. You’ll be part of a rapidly growing team and responsible for shaping daily content that helps people’s lives. You’ll have a chance to test out the most promising products and share your recommendations across the USA TODAY Network and beyond.


Our mission is to help people make the smartest decisions about what they buy and get the most out of the stuff they already own. We do this by providing our audience informative, enjoyable, and genuinely useful content.


This position requires editorial experience in a fast-paced environment. This is a perfect fit for an editor looking to move to a publication with a wider audience or a writer looking to step up into their first editor’s role.


You’ll work within the Audience Team to help drive audience goals and create content for social media and new distribution channels. You’ll work closely with the rest of the Editorial team, leveraging our in-house expertise on a variety of topics to help inform your daily content. You’ll also recruit and hire your own freelance writers to help you achieve your goals.


The Features & Trending Content Editor role reports to the Director of Audience Development and works in our editorial office in Cambridge, MA. Remote employees may be considered, but our preference is for candidates in the greater Boston area.



Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the mission to help our readers

  • Produce 3-4 stories per day that drive our brand reach into new and emerging audience channels

  • Track trending topics and respond quickly with stories that reflect our brand values

  • Help recruit and lead a small team of freelance contributors to increase that daily output

  • Work with the entire editorial team to share findings and refine our news sensibilities


Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience showing demonstrated ability to produce high-quality, rapid-turnaround editorial content

  • Deep understanding of the internet reader behavior and the tools used to track it (e.g. Crowdtangle, social media analytics, Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics/Omniture)

  • Competitive drive to be a leading editorial voice

  • An understanding of journalistic ethics and commitment to upholding high ethical standards

  • Management experience is a plus


Work Environment


The majority of work takes place in an open floor plan office, with several smaller meeting rooms and test labs throughout the building. You’re expected to be accessible to the team throughout the day via face-to-face communication, email, phone, and Slack.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive compensation and a solid benefits package, including health, dental, matching 401k, PTO, and much more.

As a part of Reviewed, you’ll also have a first look at cutting edge tech and great new products.

About Reviewed

Buying stuff is easy. Buying the right thing is hard. That’s where we can help. Reviewed brings consumers the most trustworthy reviews available, written by our team of experts. We believe that tough, objective reviews are the best way to analyze products. We provide readers with insightful, practical, and entertaining stories that help them make informed decisions.


Reviewed is part of the USA TODAY Network, one of the largest news networks in the country, reaching over 133 million monthly unique visitors.


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Gannett Co., is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Other details

  • Job Family Editors
  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Cambridge, MA, USA