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Copy Editor at CNET

Copy Editor

  • Remote

Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At a Glance:

The CNET Advice team is one of the key categories of content for Red Ventures’ industry-leading CNET.com brand. Our editors, reporters, reviewers and video producers create CNET’s full range of coverage of the latest consumer tech, how-to, deals, cars and more. You’ll work on everything from breaking news (there’s a new iPhone!) to reviews (should you buy the new iPhone?) to how-to (here’s what to do with your new iPhone) and deals (the old iPhone is cheap now!).

The Copy Editor plays an indispensable role producing and polishing everything on CNET Advice. You’ll make sure our readers find useful advice every time they come to CNET, and find CNET every time they need useful advice. And you’ll make sure we live up to our brand promise to be honest, straightforward and engaging in how we talk with our audience.

Join an iconic portfolio of world-class brands that reach close to 100 million unique visitors monthly, advising passionate consumers about everything they love. Properties under the CNET umbrella include GameSpot, ZDNet, Metacritic, TechRepublic, and more. We’re looking for top-tier journalists and other top talent to join our mission of helping people make life’s most important decisions.

What You’ll Do:

  • Daily editing of articles, reviews, newsletters, video titles and more
  • Promotion of content on the site and via social media
  • Ensuring a high level of quality, including the timeliness, completeness, accuracy and overall shape of the content
  • Your work week will be Wednesday to Sunday

What We’re Looking For:

  • College degree in English, journalism or a related field, or equivalent training and experience
  • 3-plus years experience of writing or editing under tight deadlines, preferably related to consumer technology, deals and/or cars
  • Excellent English grammar skills
  • Familiarity with AP Style
  • Familiarity with the basics of the web: HTML, social networks, comments, content management systems, SEO
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with speed and grace under deadline
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong working relationships with peers and management

A Red Ventures Brand:

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com.

For more information, visit https://redventures.com and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

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.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate.

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