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Writer, Commerce


As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience’s daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.

Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.

Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Media,” an Inc. “Company of the Year,” Digiday’s “Best Company for Parents,” and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

The Verge Reviews program is the essential guide to tech. Our goal is to help our massive audience decide what to buy, what not to, and how to use it all — but those are just the basics. Verge Guides go further: our stories explain why the tech that’s impacting your life right now is worth paying attention to. Across video, photography, the web, and every platform imaginable, our reviews and guides educate our audience. We may be experts, but we don’t speak in arcane language and we always strive to tell stories in addition to measuring specs.

The Verge is seeking a commerce writer to join our Reviews and Guides team. As a commerce writer, you’ll work directly with our Reviews Editor and team to serve our audience with information that helps them get their hands on the best gear at the best price.

Ideal candidates should have a fierce passion for consumer technology, especially the latest gadgets. As a commerce writer, you’ll guide our audience to the latest and best deals, make product recommendations, and experiment with new formats to help readers discover new things. You’ll work closely with the reviews team to infuse your writing with the same strong angles and opinions that The Verge brings to its reviews every day.

Responsibilities:

  • Research sales on items that are of interest to Verge readers
  • Add commerce links to existing Verge articles
  • Write articles informing readers of sales or deals
  • Write and maintain Best Price articles
  • Write How To purchase articles for new product launches
  • Work with the broader Vox Media Commerce team to optimize links
  • Contribute other reviews and guides articles

What we’re looking for:

  • 2 years of writing experience, e-commerce writing a plus
  • Familiarity with The Verge’s consumer tech coverage
  • A love for gadgets & the latest tech gear

*This role is a part of the Vox Media Union, represented by the Writers Guild of America, East.

About working at Vox Media:

This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You’ll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that’s challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

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.



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