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21 Apr 2024

Full-Time Content Writer

CNET – Posted by animatedjobs United States

Job Description

CNET is looking for a Content Writer to join our How-To team. CNET is a premium source for news and advice, ranging from technology to culture, personal finance, health and more. This role will focus on writing stories that break down and explain complicated trends, news and current events that grab the national spotlight.

The content writer will be responsible for identifying, researching and writing FAQs, explainers and other stories on a variety of topics. Stories will be fact-based and well-sourced, with an unbiased voice, and written for a broad audience. Youll work within a team of writers, and collaborate closely with writers from other CNET groups.

Were looking for a motivated, whip-smart writer with newsroom, reporting or commensurate experience. Our successful candidate can write accurately under deadline pressure, is comfortable contributing as a team player and on an individual basis, and is passionate about service journalism.

What youll do:

  • Research, pitch and write FAQs, explainers and other current events-driven how-to stories on a variety of topics
  • Update stories across the How-To category
  • Help spearhead new initiatives
  • Collaborate with and support How-Tos across CNETs teams
  • Edit colleagues stories as needed

What were looking for:

  • 3+ years professional newsroom or commensurate experience
  • Skilled at writing clear, intelligent copy under deadline
  • Top-notch reporting and sourcing skills
  • Adept at quickly going in-depth on a new topic, while being able to explain complicated concepts in a way that anyone can understand
  • Attentive to detail, analytical, able to connect the dots
  • Adaptable to quickly changing dynamics and an ability to think on your feet
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working independently
  • A team player who can collaborate with and take direction from others
  • SEO savvy and familiarity with AP style strongly preferred

Compensation

  • Cash Compensation Range: $60,000-80,000
    *Note actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications, and experience.

Additionally, the following benefits are provided by Red Ventures, subject to eligibility requirements.

  • Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • FlexibleSpending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Bonding Benefit Program

Who We Are:

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contactaccommodation@redventures.com.

Job Categories: Remote Writing Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

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