BuzzFeed is hiring a

Shopping and Products Editor

San Francisco, United States
BuzzFeed is looking for a shopping- and products-focused writer/editor for a full-time position in our New York office. BuzzFeed's shopping and products section is a new and expanding editorial endeavor that includes both service-oriented and entertaining content for a shopping-minded audience. 

The ideal candidate is an experienced and conversational writer with proven skill in consumer- and shopping-related content. They will help our audience discover great products through fun and informative formats, from thoughtful and in-depth product reviews to themed roundups to videos. If you're the type of person who's constantly discovering bizarre kitchen gadgets, coupon codes, or interesting stores and sending links to your friends until they beg you to stop, we'd love to hear from you! 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Research products in various categories and price points that are of interest to the BuzzFeed audience
  • Write shareable, unique product roundups and shopping content
  • Discover and tackle viral product trends and deals on the internet, especially from Amazon, and wherever else people are buying things these days
  • Track and analyze your posts' site traffic and affiliate analytics 
 
Requirements: 
  • Previous experience/internship at a magazine or website, or exemplary blogging/writing experience about consumer products
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flawless spelling, grammar, and usage in your writing
  • A positive, curious, playful disposition with a sense of humor
  • Genuine love for the internet and online shopping
  • Firm understanding of the BuzzFeed audience and voice
To apply: 
  • Create a profile on BuzzFeed and publish a couple of shopping roundups or short product reviews that show off your internet chops, writing prowess, and how well you get the BuzzFeed voice and style (For examples, see here.) Include a link to your BuzzFeed profile in your cover letter. 

 

About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is a global media company that produces and distributes original news, entertainment and video. BuzzFeed is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology and reaches a global audience of over 200M monthly uniques and 1.5B monthly video views.