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Editor, Electronics

Boston, MA, USA Req #6922
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal and SweetIQ, and U.K. media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.

Reviewed is seeking an experienced gadget lover to join us as a full-time Editor for the Tech category. This is THE place to work in the Boston area if you love tech. You’ll be part of a rapidly growing team, shaping daily content about consumer tech like headphones, home networking, laptops and peripherals, and other personal electronics. You’ll have a chance to test out the latest and greatest and your work will be read across the USA TODAY Network and beyond.


Our mission is to help people buy the best stuff and get the most out of the stuff they already own. We do this by providing our audience informative, enjoyable, and genuinely useful content.


This position requires editorial experience and a deep understanding of and passion for the personal tech industry. This is a perfect fit for an editor looking to move to a publication with a wider audience or a writer looking to step up into an editor’s role.


You’ll be at a category lead on a growing team of writers and editors focused on product reviews and feature writing. You’ll work alongside our Home Theater Editor to help shape our total editorial coverage strategy. You’ll build relationships with key brands in order to stay informed on industry developments. You’ll recruit and lead a small team of freelance writers to help you achieve your vision for the personal electronics category.


The Editor of Tech role reports to the Managing Editor for Tech and works in our editorial office in Cambridge, MA.



Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead the daily editorial calendar for Reviewed’s personal tech coverage using smart, data-driven decisions

  • Help recruit and lead a small team of freelancers to contribute to the personal tech category

  • Produce multiple product roundup reviews per month

  • Updating our existing product roundups with new testing, new trends, and the latest news

  • Produce quick-turnaround feature stories on topics like tech, gadgets, and more

  • Assist the editorial team as a whole in writing assignments and generating great story ideas


Qualifications

  • 3-5 years producing high-quality, rapid-turnaround editorial content

  • Deep understanding of the personal Tech market

  • Competitive drive to be a leading editorial voice

  • Management experience is a plus

  • Adobe Analytics experience a plus


Work Environment


The majority of work takes place in an open floor plan office, with several smaller meeting rooms and test labs throughout the building. You’re expected to be accessible to the team throughout the day via face-to-face communication, email, phone, and Slack.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer competitive compensation and a solid benefits package, including health, dental, matching 401k, PTO, and much more.

As a part of Reviewed, you’ll also have a first look at cutting edge tech and great new products.

About Reviewed

Buying stuff is easy. Buying the right thing is hard. That’s where we can help. Reviewed brings consumers the most trustworthy reviews available, written by our team of experts. We believe that tough, objective reviews are the best way to analyze products. We provide readers with insightful, practical, and entertaining stories that help them make informed decisions.


Reviewed is part of the USA TODAY Network, one of the largest news networks in the country, reaching over 123 million monthly unique visitors.

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Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

Other details

  • Job Family Editors
  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Boston, MA, USA