Commerce Editor, Entertainment Tonight Digital at CBS Interactive


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Overview:

The CBS Media Ventures (CMV) group at Paramount creates digital / video focused desktop, mobile, and app experiences, managing digital and social for first-run television syndication brands, including Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition, Rachael Ray, Dr. Phil, Dabl, The Doctors, and The Drew Barrymore Show.
The CMV Digital team is seeking an Commerce Editor to work across its portfolio of brands and support the growing e-commerce business! The Commerce Editor will work closely with our Director of Commerce to create an e-commerce strategy and editorial calendar, while managing a team of freelance writers. This person will help develop commerce content strategies and investigate opportunities across our suite of brands, straddling the line between editorial and revenue-generating affiliate strategy. The core functions will focus on editing and writing articles to ensure editorial standards are upheld and generate revenue through product sales.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Assign and manage a team of freelance writers
  • Copy edit and publish 40+ e-commerce stories a week on Entertainment Tonight
  • Write and produce 5 pieces of shoppable content per week
  • Update and optimize existing commerce content across multiple sites, ensuring latest trends are reflected
  • Work closely with the editorial and SEO teams to align content with best practices
  • Research products across categories to include in stories, from beauty to tech to style.
  • Develop a comprehensive e-commerce strategy that aligns with audience and revenue goals
  • Communicate with our tech team to troubleshoot tools in our CMS and optimize the way commerce content is built and monetized
  • Work quickly and efficiently to ensure accuracy and timeliness of content production
  • Additional duties or responsibilities as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years editorial experience, commerce experience a plus
  • Collaborative work style, clear communication skills, excellent time management, analytical abilities
  • Excellent attention to detail and experience producing revenue-generating content
  • Experience researching, reporting and writing about consumer products
  • Superior organization skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with short deadlines
  • Genuine love for the internet, online shopping, researching and recommending great products
  • Proficient SEO content creation knowledge / ability to chase the Google search top box
  • Exposure to Content Management Systems, specifically Drupal
  • Strong editorial skills - firm grasp of spelling, grammar and AP Style punctuation rules
  • High degree of personal initiative and curiosity


Additional Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in business / economics, marketing, media, or related fields
  • Experience in publishing, or commerce/e-commerce
  • Experience with SEO tools, SQL, Tableau, Big Query databases, Omniture, or Google Analytics
  • Interest in SEO, affiliate partnerships, and / or marketing programs
  • Project management experience
  • Have built revenue models or done vlookup and deduping for work

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