NBC Universal, Inc.
New York City, NY, United States
Ecommerce, Marketing, Journalism, Media
Mar 14, 2023
Jun 27, 2023
Associate Reporter, SEO
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NBC News Digital is looking for an associate SEO reporter to help expand its commerce content and shopping recommendations on Select (https://www.nbcnews.com/select) , the online shopping destination on NBC News.
We’re looking for a detail-oriented associate reporter who wants to help NBC News readers make smarter and more responsible shopping decisions. You’ll have a hand in pitching and expanding our commerce content footprint, reporting to the SEO editor at Select.
You will regularly interview industry experts for your stories and others in order to create fact-based and well-sourced shopping guidance. You will participate in editorial meetings and collaborate with fellow editorial staff, social teams, SEO teams and other stakeholders.
The ideal candidate will be interested in and eager to learn how to best serve readers through shopping articles that are data-driven, easy to understand and compelling across topics, from tech and appliances to wellness, home, tech and kitchen. The ideal candidate will have reported and written articles to include relevant research and other trusted and expert sources. In your writing, you will parse out what readers need to know — and what is just marketing jargon — so they can make responsible and smart shopping decisions.
Work on assignments at the direction of editors
Pitch, report, write and produce shopping content for Select, often based on SEO research and guidance
Translate relevant scientific research, complex news coverage and expert guidance into clear, concise and compelling content
Interview experts for stories
Ideate and help create content on a wide variety of topics
Oversee and finalize updates to evergreen content on a timely basis to meet the editorial demands of the news cycle and based on SEO best practices
Participate in regular editorial meetings
Optimize new and existing posts based on affiliate partnerships, SEO recommendations and commerce opportunities
Build commerce posts in the CMS
Support reporters and editors with additional data collection and reporting as needed
Contribute to multi-platform coverage when needed
This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page (http://www.nbcunicareers.com/benefits) of the Careers website. Salary range: $65,000 - $75,000
At least 1 year of writing and reporting experience at a large online content destination, such as a major news site
Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience
Passion for digital storytelling and creating the best user experience online
Firm grasp of AP Style: spelling, grammar and punctuation
Demonstrable understanding of using primary sources and experts to inform fact-based, grounded consumer advice
Attention to detail and ability to make quick decisions
Ability to manage many different tasks at once
Knowledge of affiliate marketing platforms including Skimlinks, Amazon, Linkshare and Rakuten a plus
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.
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