Commerce Editor, Dwell

Remote
Full Time
Home & Food
Experienced

Commerce Editor at Dwell

Recurrent Ventures Inc. is an innovative digital media company that is challenging the media landscape with its proprietary approach. Its best-in-class brands like Dwell, Popular Science, Domino, Outdoor Life, The Drive, Field & Stream, SAVEUR, Task & Purpose and more, engage a combined audience of more than 60 million monthly unique visitors. Initially founded in 2018, the portfolio rapidly expanded under the ownership and backing of North Equity. Today we are 24 media brands across automotive, home, food, outdoors, science, technology, lifestyle, and military verticals. Recurrent Ventures is headquartered in Miami, with offices in New York, Austin, San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco, with many of our roles being virtual first.

 

The Opportunity:

Dwell brings you the best contemporary home design and ideas for making your own space a great place to live. We are seeking an Commerce Editor, Commerce to oversee our shoppable content, who will take this section and grow it by innovating new formats and features and with a new roster of freelance writers. The ideal candidate has experience in buyer’s guides, product reviews, gift guides, and shop-related how-to articles and is passionate about making service content that is accessible and well-researched, with a point of view and a sense of humor. This role will report to the Senior Home Guide Editor and will collaborate with our SEO team.

 

The Responsibilities:

  • Assign and edit both new and historical round-ups, reviews, blogs, and other short and longer-form Shop content
  • Manage the editorial calendar
  • Bring in new sources and writers with voice, personality and expertise in the broader home space and manage that network of freelancers 
  • Collaborate with the Commerce and SEO teams to pick story topics and optimize pieces
  • Analyze traffic and revenue data and use that knowledge to inform future work
  • Own the commerce revenue goal for the site
  • Generate story ideas that will expand our audience
  • Work with our Art Department to commission illustrations and photography
  • Work with our Social editor and Marketing teams on packaging and promotion
  • Help define Dwell’s unique style and point of view in our third decade

 

The Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of editorial experience
  • Experience editing impactful commerce content and analyzing affiliate revenue data
  • A lengthy roster of sources and freelancers
  • Exceptional writing, editing, fact checking, and proofreading skills

 

The Person:

  • Excitement about working with a small, tight-knit team in a role that has the opportunity to grow alongside Dwell’s commerce content 
  • An obsession with thinking about how spaces can help us live better, together
  • A passion for shopping and product recommendations, with a discerning eye 

 

The Benefits & Perks:

  • Medical, dental, vision & life insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Remote - work from anywhere!x
    • Offices in Miami, San Francisco, New York, San Diego
  • Parental leave
  • Matching 401k
  • Equity package

 

Hiring & Equal Opportunity Statement

Recurrent Ventures provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type with regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, age, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or affiliation protected by federal, state, or local laws. With a number of our media brands reporting on the military, veterans’ affairs, and topics facing the active military community, we are very supportive of veterans’ activities and highly encourage this community to apply

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