Associate Commerce Editor

Posted On: April 15, 2021

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Hunker

Company Description

Leaf Group is a diversified consumer internet company that builds enduring, creator-driven brands that reach passionate audiences in large and growing lifestyle categories, including fitness and wellness (Well+Good, and MyPlate App), and home, art and design (Saatchi Art, Society6 and Hunker).

Job Description

Hunker believes good design should be a part of everyday life—and that you don’t have to be an expert to make it happen.

We are looking for an Associate Commerce Editor to produce engaging shopping-related content.

A big vision calls for a big job. As we grow, our need for an Associate Commerce Editor grows with us. LA based candidates preferred.

Leaf Group is a house of brands, creating and cultivating digital-first companies in growing lifestyle categories: Fitness & Wellness (Well+Good,; Home & Decor (Hunker, Society6, Deny Designs), and Art & Design (Saatchi Art, The Other Art Fair). Additionally, we have performance focused brands in key categories such as Travel, Pets, and DIY (OnlyInYourState, Cuteness, eHow). Our media and marketplace brands are authentic and authoritative, reaching a large and growing passionate audience.

We work in a fun, collaborative environment that is diverse, adventurous, and open-minded. We look for proactive, accountable people focused on continuous learning and growth to push themselves and our businesses forward. Check us out here.

You’ll Report To: Senior Commerce Editor

A typical day as an Associate Commerce Editor might include:

Writing pieces with an evergreen focus such as “Best of” lists of “Best Places to Buy X”, titles geared toward performing via search traffic.
Writing pieces with a shopping focus, ranging from shopping lists, retailer news, or design advice with a shopping slant.
Pitching and brainstorming new titles, series, and ideas to live across multiple platforms.
Conducting market research and outreach to new and relevant brands.
Participating in production of shopping-related Instagram Stories.
Updating old content with fresh links.
Monitoring analytics and data to jump on successes and come up with new strategies for increasing readership and revenue.

You’ll be successful if you can figure out how to marry great taste and ideas with content that can drive affiliate revenue.

What You Have:

2-3 years experience writing, assigning, and editing digital content in a fast-paced environment.
Experience writing in the decor/home/design space preferred, but experience writing in a lifestyle-adjacent category is a must.
Huge plus if you have previous commerce and/or SEO experience.
You should have a good working knowledge of the major players in the decor space, including: interior designers, bloggers/DIYers, influencers, publications, and shops/brands (both major and independent).
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Not afraid to wear multiple hats - no job being too small or too large.
We're casual and informal but we work hard and work responsibly. Personal accountability goes a long way. We believe we are the change.

What We Have:

eHow is the 2019 & 2020 People's Choice and official Webby Winner for Social Video/How To-DIY
Well+Good is the 2019 People's Choice winner of the Webby’s Award for Best Lifestyle Brand
Leaf Group is among TalentDesk’s 2019 Best Companies To Work For
Leaf Group is among the 2019 Built In LA Best Companies To Work For
Leaf Group is among Comparably's 2018 Best Companies in Los Angeles
Well+Good is the 2018 winner of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Company Award
MyPlate is the 2018 winner of the Webby Award for Best Design
Winner of the 2017 Best Company for Diversity award Comparably
Competitive compensation and benefits packages (i.e., Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, 401K)
Discounted gym memberships
Paid-to-play vacation rewards
Discretionary unlimited vacation time
Employee discounts for Saatchi Art, Society6, and Deny Designs

Leaf Group, Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for all job openings are welcome and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by state, federal, or local law. It is the intent of the Company to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local legislation concerning equal opportunity in employment.

Agency Disclosure:
If the Leaf Group Talent Acquisition department, or any current company employee, receives an unsolicited resume from a third party recruiting agency and Leaf Group does not have a signed Agency Agreement active, Leaf Group will not be deemed liable to pay a placement fee. The unsolicited resume will be considered a gift and can be considered for our recruitment efforts.

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