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1 May 2024

Full-Time News Editor

Cars.com – Posted by remotejobsninja United States

Job Description

Here at CARS, we are constantly developing technology that innovates how customers and dealers buy and sell their vehicles. In 1998, we invented the car search with Cars.com and revolutionized the way the industry does business. Now, we bring that same boldness, energy, and drive to optimizing solutions across our brands every single day. We are constantly creating new possibilities, traversing uncharted routes and welcoming challenges along the way.

No one ever travels alone here: at its core, CARS is collaboration. Whether it is within individual teams, across departments, or the company at large, our employees support one another across every dimension of life at CARS. We operate as a collective, utilizing all of our diverse strengths to approach problems from every single angle, united by our award-winning company culture and our mission to make car shopping the best experience possible.

CARS includes the following brands: Cars.com, Dealer Inspire, DealerRater, FUEL, CreditIQ & Accu-Trade. Learn more here !

About This Role

Cars.com’s Editorial department is passionate about helping car shoppers find the right car for their life. That means we dive into the details to demystify not only cars and car shopping but also car ownership.

As a News Editor at Cars.com, you’ll develop as an automotive journalist, writing content that informs and educates consumers throughout their car search. And you’ll be coached by some of the best

automotive journalists in the business (we’re biased, of course).

Ultimately, we’re looking for someone with a can-do attitude who’s ready to jump in and help create

content, whether that’s for Cars.com’s News, Research or Video sections or even our social channels.

  • Create long- and short-form articles about the automotive market for Cars.com’s News and Research sections; write scripts for video series; create content for social platforms, as needed
  • Report on a topic, analyze data, establish facts, and write and publish on tight deadlines
  • Manage and meet multiple deadlines
  • Strong writing background and grammar skills
  • Collaborate cross-functionally
  • Experience in SEO writing and content optimization, including headlines and keyword search
  • Some travel should be expected
  • Opportunity to review cars, based on experience
  • Role is remote

About You

  • Strong writing background and grammar skills
  • Able to meet deadlines consistently
  • Experience in journalism and optimizing writing for SEO, including headlines and keyword search
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and strong familiarity with content management systems (i.e. WordPress, AEM or similar)
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field

Preferred

  • Experience in digital content creation and script writing
  • Familiarity with content optimization
  • Familiarity with analytics tools
  • Familiarity with Tableau or other data analytics tools
  • Knowledge of the U.S. automotive market is beneficial, but not required

In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base salary range for this position which is not inclusive of bonuses, benefits or other forms of compensation that the position may be eligible for. If you are hired at CARS, your final base salary compensation will be determined based on factors such as skills and/or experience. If the salary range is close to what you’re seeking, then we encourage you to apply and learn more about the total compensation package for this position.

Salary Range $68,400 — $83,800 USD

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package Includes

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Healthcare Plans
  • 401(k) with Company Match + Immediate Vesting
  • New Hire Stipend for Home Office Set-Up
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Generous PTO
  • Refuel – a service based recognition program where employees receive additional paid time away to learn grow and reset
  • Paid Holidays, Floating Holiday, Volunteer Day, Recharge Day
  • Learn more about our Benefits, Perks, & Culture on our LinkedIn Life Pages !

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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

Job expires in 31 days.

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