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About the position
Wirecutter is seeking a web producer to join our Production team, which executes the creation and maintenance of site content. Web producers package and publish Wirecutter reviews, blog posts, and other digital content, ensure the quality of our content, and maintain multiple file management systems and databases.
As a web producer at Wirecutter, you'll work within a small collaborative team to meet daily publishing deadlines, and you will report to the production manager. Production is essential to Wirecutter's editorial process and success, and as a full-time team member, you will be too. We are a team that places high value on collaboration and communication, both in our daily work and in our efforts to continually improve how we work. If you enjoy detail-oriented tasks and creative problem-solving, we'll work well together. This role has the potential to be remote.
Prepare content to be published, by moving copy and other assets into our content management systems.
Communicate with stakeholders across various departments (including the writers and editors of the content in production) to ensure that published projects meet expectations.
Process URLs and product information, perform basic image preparation and manipulation and create basic HTML tables.
Contribute to the maintenance of product, image and content tracking databases, and of team process documentation.
Conduct quality assurance tests on content pre- and post-publish, fix errors in published content, and test new site changes and features.
Assist with work on retail events (i.e., Amazon Prime Day, Black Friday) and site-wide strategic projects, as necessary.
Perform related work as assigned.
1+ years of experience producing or managing website content in a digital media environment
1+ years of experience working remotely with a team
Experience managing many different assignments at once, using project management tools like Trello, Airtable, etc.
Familiarity with basic HTML and content management systems like WordPress
Please include your résumé/CV and a cover letter with your application. You can only upload one item in the “Résumé/CV” box, so please combine and upload your résumé and cover letter as one file.
This is a union position as classified by the News Guild of New York.
Even with our office in New York City, Wirecutter remains a highly remote-friendly culture, and proud to employ incredible people across the country. Right now, we are eligible to hire in the following states: CA, CO, CT, FL, HI, ID, IL, IN, ME, MA, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, UT, WA.
Wirecutter strives to be the most trusted product recommendation service on the internet. We obsessively test and report on thousands of items each year to recommend the best of everything. Our goal is to save you time and eliminate the stress of shopping, whether you’re looking for everyday gear or gifts for loved ones. We work with total editorial independence. That means nothing appears on the site as a recommendation unless our writers and editors have deemed it the best through our rigorous reporting and testing. Wirecutter was founded in September 2011 and acquired by The New York Times Company in October 2016. Wirecutter is mission-driven and reader-supported; learn more about us here.
Overview of Benefits at Wirecutter and The New York Times Company:
Though Wirecutter has a physical office in New York City, the company promotes and encourages a remote workforce, so that our employees can work in flexible and comfortable ways. We are committed to career development, supported by a formal mentoring program as well as tuition reimbursement. TWe believe diversity fuels innovation and creativity, and we have a variety of affinity and employee resource groups and task forces across The New York Times Company and Wirecutter dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.
The New York Times Company and Wirecutter provides employees and their families access to a comprehensive suite of benefits that includes not only medical, dental and vision coverage, but also programs that help support their wellness goals. We offer a full suite of work/life assistance benefits including a generous parental leave policy, which was recently expanded in response to employee feedback. Employees giving birth now receive 20 weeks paid leave. Non-birth, including adoptive parents, spouses, and parents also receive 20 weeks of paid leave. In addition, we also offer 401k matching.
The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.
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