Home Service Reporter - Reviews.com

Red Ventures, Charlotte, North Carolina

Date PostedMay 24, 2019
IndustryDigital Media
SpecialtyConsumer
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttps://www.redventures.com/
Description:

(This position can be based in our Charlotte, NC or NYC - Charlotte preferred.)

The average American pays $237 per month for subscription services. From Netflix to Uber to Blue Apron, services are redefining our lives and spending habits. Reviews.com is hiring a writer to cover home services, where this trend is also reshaping how we run and manage our homes.

Our Home Services Reporter will be an authority on all of the services that shape the modern home, from smart home platforms to dog walking to home security. This reporter will follow news and trends in home services, writing about what’s happening and also what it means for people. Coming up with strong, differentiated angles on news and trending stories, and writing clean, compelling copy are fundamentals. As a thought leader in the home services space, this reporter will lead the way in shaping Reviews.com’s conversation with readers.

Ideal candidates will have experience writing for consumers, building relationships with sources and driving coverage strategy. The writer should be equally comfortable writing a short, pointed news piece and a research-heavy trend analysis. Strong headline writing is a must. A solid social media presence is a big plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Write and publish daily stories to lead news coverage of home services
  • Be an authority on home services innovation and business developments
  • Be engaged on social media, staying current with home services trends and building/interacting with audience
  • Identify and plan story ideas to drive daily/weekly coverage
  • Follow audience metrics to support and inform coverage

Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of reporting/writing experience
  • Audience research: know how to quickly dive deep and surface reader questions
  • Command of AP style
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

About Reviews.com

Reviews.com is dedicated to helping our visitors find the product or service that’s right for them. We research, test and review a variety of products and services to make recommendations for people, whether they’re in the research or ready-to-buy phase.

About Red Ventures:

Red Ventures is a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of digital companies that specializes in bringing consumers and brands together. Through bespoke technology, integrated digital commerce and sales, distinguished partnerships, data science and original content from the company’s proprietary brands and marketplaces, Red Ventures provides better end-to-end consumer experiences throughout the buying cycle.  Headquartered in the Charlotte metro area, Red Ventures has more than 3,500 employees globally in offices across the US, UK, and Brazil.

 

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