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Associate Editor, Beauty (CNN)

Company: WarnerMedia, WARNERMEDIA
Location: New York
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the worlds best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.

Join us. Shape your story here.

The Job
Tasked with editing and writing about all things beauty, the Associate Editor, Beauty will be CNN Underscoreds expert on the latest trends and product releases in the beauty space. This role will be responsible for writing and/or editing five to eight articles per week including user tested review pieces, trend roundups and shopping roundups. This individual will work alongside the Lifestyle Editor to build out an editorial calendar based on tentpole events, new beauty launches and relevant trending products. The Beauty Editor will also work closely with Underscoreds social media team to ensure we are covering items trending on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and other platforms our readers use.

Developing content that fits with the CNN Underscored audience is a must, but you will be encouraged to test creative new angles and continue to expand CNN Underscoreds lens of focus.

Core Duties/Responsibilities
Stay abreast of beauty news/trends and pitch product-focused reviews and shopping roundup articles
Edit/manage a team of freelance writers
Extensively research, write and produce product-oriented editorial within the Lifestyle vertical
Work with PR and company contacts to help secure and produce exclusive product reviews and recommendations
Optimize new and existing content based on market trends and analytical insights specific to the CNN Underscored audience demographics
Work with the social media team to translate coverage to engaging social posts and videos

Level of Responsibilities/Accountability & Scope
Knowledge of how to source the latest products and product news
Deep knowledge of beauty launches and products, and deep PR relationships with beauty brands
Excels at short-term assignments that often require the application of independent judgment
Work is subject to supervisory review at regular intervals
Operates within the context of defined procedures

Education, Experience, and Requirements
College degree preferred
Must have at least 3 years of experience in writing and/or editing lifestyle or shopping content, and a strong interest in ecommerce
Experience using photo editing tools
Experience and desire to appear on camera for social content a big plus
The ability to break down potentially complex topics into an easily digestible format
Flawless grammar & spelling
Must be proficient in MS Office Suite, and comfortable using content management systems
Strong creative and writing skills are required for this position. Must be detail-oriented, organized and have strong communication skills.

The Perks
Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
Access to in-house learning and development resources
Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Keywords: WarnerMedia, WARNERMEDIA, New York , Associate Editor, Beauty (CNN), Advertising , New York, New York

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