Vox Media is hiring a

Market Editor

New York, United States

Racked is Vox Media’s shopping expert, exploring why and how we shop for the things we put on our body. From investigative features on your favorite brands to guides to the best shopping in the cities you’ll visit this summer, we want Racked to be the ultimate shopping authority for real people with real budgets and real questions about how and why we decide to buy the things we do.

A market editor that knows the industry is a key player in this plan. Developing relationships with designers and brands, showrooms and publicists, will be a large part of this person’s role. Attending presentations, fashion shows, and market previews each season will keep this person on top of everything happening in the market to make Racked’s service both accessible and aspirational. They will work closely with our Shopping Director to develop mobile-first shoppable content.

We're looking for someone who is:

  • Obsessed with and an authority on shopping and discovery, especially new brands, stores, and trends
  • Able to articulate what makes their discoveries special and why our reader should care
  • Eager to experiment with new storytelling mediums
  • A strong writer with excellent taste and previous editorial experience who has no interest in writing traditional fashion copy
  • Familiar with growing a social media presence and turning social channels into a brand, not an RSS feed
  • Excited to turn Racked into a shopping authority

Duties:

  • Represent Racked at market appointments, fashion shows, presentations, and events
  • Produce daily product-based shopping stories for a mobile-first audience
  • Work with Shopping Director on producing seasonal shopping guides, which include market stories as well as shoppable fashion editorials

To apply:

  • Send a cover letter with your resume below, explaining what you envision for your role and impact would be in Racked's shopping department.
  • A link to your Instagram and Twitter accounts.
  • Links to market writing samples.

Racked is part of the larger Vox Media team, which is a technology-driven media company solving the problem of developing high-value digital journalism, storytelling, and brand advertising at scale — and empowering the most talented web voices and their audiences. We develop the highest quality content, conversations, and applications for a monthly audience of over 150 million passionate people around the world.

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.