Yahoo is seeking an experienced managing editor to join our rapidly expanding editorial commerce team. You will oversee our daily publishing process, working with the team to ensure a balanced, informative content cycle every day on Yahoo’s commerce-focused channels, helping to guide our readers to the best products to buy, while saving time and money via timely product deals. You’ll work closely with our Executive Editor to assign, edit, publish and promote our content, and with our SEO planning and analytics teams to assess and refine our strategy. You will also plan content and staffing across our tentpole commerce events.
This role has the potential to be remote, or working a few days per week in any of Yahoo’s offices in New York, Playa Vista, San Jose, San Francisco, Dulles, Baltimore, Omaha or Richardson, TX.
You’ll be the day-to-day contact for content partners creating articles for Yahoo’s commerce properties, and in charge of assigning, trafficking and managing the editing of their content —with SEO as a priority— up to 20 articles per day.
You’ll work closely with our on-staff category experts and SEO specialists on expanding our product review content. You’ll monitor trending SEO terms and assign and edit timely commerce content.
You’ll lead planning for key sale tentpole events, such as Prime Day, Black Friday Weekend, and more, working closely with our SEO teams on our coverage strategy and article updates.
You’ll analyze traffic and conversion results with analytics tools on a daily basis to monitor performance and to inform future content.
You’ll oversee daily trafficking of content and work with our product teams to make this experience more efficient and effective.
At least 6+ years of experience writing and editing lifestyle, entertainment, and/or tech commerce content at a digital media outlet. News outlet a plus. Experienced candidates are welcome.
At least 6+ years of experience managing the publishing of SEO-optimized best lists, product reviews and deals content.
At least 6+ years of SEO experience creating and editing commerce content in this space with proven success.
At least 6+ years of experience managing a team of commerce writers and editors.
Fast and nimble editing skills; the ability to balance voice and quality with SEO best practices, and a knack for crafting relevant headlines.
Deadline-driven, strategic thinker with strong analytical skills
Ability to adjust quickly while planning ahead for tentpole events and news cycles.
Strong analytical skills