Editor, Search and Updates

Cambridge, MA, USA ● Virtual Req #12219
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
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Reviewed, a part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking an editor with SEO/SEM experience to join us as a full-time Editor for Search and Updates.

The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, creative, and fast editor with strong organizational skills. You’ll be working on updating and optimizing our existing content and spotting patterns in search data to help readers find Reviewed’s expert advice.

Our mission is to help people make the smartest decisions about what they buy and get the most out of the stuff they already own.

This Editor role reports directly to the Executive Editor for Growth and will work closely with our Manager of Search Marketing. Remote employees are welcome, but our preference is for candidates who can work within the Eastern time zone work hours.


  • Work with our Manager of Search Marketing to identify opportunities to showcase our features, roundup, gift guides, and other content.

  • Update existing content on an as-needed basis.

  • Coordinate with our internal roundup reviews team to schedule frequency and priority of updates to existing content.

  • Identify gaps in our coverage between our existing work and the needs of our audience.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 3-5 years’ experience showing demonstrated ability to produce high-quality, rapid-turnaround editorial content.

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills.

  • Strong commitment to journalistic ethics.

  • Strong understanding of SEO and how people discover content

  • Experience with SEMRush or other SEO tool experience is a plus

  • Experience with Google Ads: Search (Google AdWords), Facebook Ads, or other search marketing tools is a plus.

How to Apply:

We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, don’t limit your upload to a resume; show us what you’ve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:

  1. Your resume – one to two pages.

  2. A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.

It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.

Our Work Environment:

For candidates in the Boston/Cambridge area, you will eventually have access to our open floor plan office, with several smaller meeting rooms and test labs throughout the building. If remote, you’re expected to be accessible to the team throughout the day via email, phone, and Slack.

Here's what we have to offer:

We offer a competitive base salary and career growth opportunities. We also offer you a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, Paid Time Off, Company Paid Holidays, employee discount program, domestic partner benefits and 401k. 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 133 million monthly unique visitors.

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
  • Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Virtual