Posted On: August 10, 2021

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Travelzoo

Company Description

About Travelzoo®
Travelzoo® provides our 30 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by one of our deal experts around the globe. We have our finger on the pulse of outstanding travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences. For over 20 years we have worked in partnership with more than 5,000 top travel suppliers—our long-standing relationships give Travelzoo members access to irresistible deals.

While it does cost companies money to have their deals listed on Travelzoo, no amount of money ensures that a deal will get listed.

Job Description

Inspiration, trust, and passion are at the heart of Travelzoo. Every week our global team creates irresistible and rigorously reviewed offers that get our 30 million members exploring the world through travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences. Our long-standing expertise, appreciation of other cultures and high standards are key to creating value for our members.

Travelzoo is seeking a Editor (Publisher) to provide strategic leadership on content development and creative leadership on the curation and presentation of content across platforms. This individual will collaborate across departments and disciplines so a team oriented and outcomes-driven approach is a must.

Do you...

Have a degree in Journalism and are an extraordinary writer (and copy editor) – trained with the ability to bring our deals to life in a very succinct and inspiring way
Have a passion for travel and lifestyle deals
Understand what makes a great deal through research against other comparable deals in market, test booking to ensure that the deals are real, and write about them using the same voice you’d use if talking to an intelligent friend
Know how to communicate your thoughts about a deal to our internal teams: the good, bad and here’s how to make it better. Able to speak up and be the voice for our members
Capable of building out deal emails in our system, making sure that the right deal is targeted to the right audience
Know how to monitor and report on email engagement and analytics, including opens, clicks and revenue per email
Feel motivated to support our Top 20 publisher with headline copy edits and any other necessary tasks
Feel open to feedback and direction while also providing new ideas

You are ideally…

Familiar with the travel or hospitality industries (e.g. hotels, tours, air travel, restaurants and dining, entertainment) a plus
An excellent verbal and written communicator. This is mandatory for this position
A high-performance thinker with a strong work ethic and sound judgement
Degree educated or equivalent in journalism or communications
A rising professional with 5-10 years’ experience in digital travel or lifestyle publishing, or communications.

What’s in it for you…

Broaden your horizon by working in an international team and potentially in a different country
Experience one of our travel deals first-hand – we call it the Travelzoo Experience
We recognize your achievements with our employee awards
Enjoy working like an entrepreneur? Our flat hierarchies will provide you with this opportunity
Meet and network in our workspaces in the heart of vibrant cities
Enrich your career perspectives by joining our global mentorship program
Is life-long learning important to you? We offer online and offline learning options
We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages

If you are excited about this opportunity and feel intrigued by our values of “leading by example”, “warm heart”, “cool head” and “working hands”, then we would like to get to know you!

To Apply

Submit resume to Nancy Barbosa at nbarbosa@travelzoo.com