Bauer Xcel Media is looking for a part-time freelance commerce editor who can help us deliver life-enhancing and helpful commerce / product review content for our portfolio of women lifestyle brands (e.g. womansworld.com, firstforwomen.com, lifeandstylemag.com, and intouchweekly.com).
Ideally you have some experience working in the commerce content space and extensive digital editorial experience under your belt. You are informed and up-to-date with digital publishing best practices, especially when it comes to a good level of understanding with search engine optimization and a great eye for details. If you are looking for a remote-working gig (around 2-3 days a week) and the opportunity to work with a high-energy, eager, data-led, and friendly team, please read on.
We are a small content production team, and would love someone to help us improve our output, especially when it comes to tone of voice and copy that is as factually and grammatically accurate as possible. You will be someone who can pick up different editorial voices on the fly and help coach less experienced writers in honing their writing skills. Your day-to-day will include editing incoming stories from commerce writers for grammar, voice, product choice, formatting, and SEO strength. Speed is of the essence, but we are very flexible in your choice of working hours. You will be someone who is passionate about making things better and mentoring less experienced staff — and, more importantly, getting things done and delivering great results.
In return, we respect editorial talent and work hard to uphold open and constructive communication, clear scope, and flexible working hours. We try our best to be as organized as we can, and aim to show you our weekly pipeline content production so you can plan around your preferred pace of delivery. Having said that, occasional hustles are deemed necessary during peak seasons.
- 3+ years of editorial experience: Ideally you have worked in a busy digital media environment and are used to quick turnarounds.
- Extensive training in search engine optimization
- Strong writing / editing skills, and great attention to detail
- Experience in editing long-form copy
- Great eye for visual details, such as image manipulation and sizing
- Experience working within the commerce and affiliate content vertical is essential
How to apply:
Please send us your resume, a cover letter about you and why you are interested in the role, plus your availability and expected day rate (super important!). Thank you for your interest.