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Futurism is looking for a full-time commerce reporter / staff writer. The site’s mission is to bring readers the world, the news, the products, and narratives of tomorrow, today.



The commerce reporter / staff writer will spend their time covering innovative, useful, and entertaining products and services for our readers. Our commerce team is dedicated to providing our readers with guides and reviews of the brands, products, and services that are worth their time and money.



This role will work directly with our team of in-house writers and editors and external experts to build our library of thorough, well-researched stories that help readers make smart decisions with their money. You’ll work on a broad range of topics within the home, health, technology, fitness, and electronics categories.



Sustainability is essential to our coverage. The ideal candidate will be excited to figure out how to best incorporate sustainable practices, goods, and gear into all of our coverage. Many brands claim sustainability, but we want our guides and reviews to help people tell the difference between marketing claims about sustainability and actual best practice.



The Responsibilities:

  • Have excellent writing, copy editing, and researching skills

  • Have a critical eye for recognizing pseudoscience, greenwashing, and separating marketing claims and facts

  • A passion for digital storytelling and voracious reading habits

  • Knowledge of industry publications to use as research for changes that affect products and advice in our coverage

  • Collaborate with our SEO team in our seasonal planning process, checking existing editorial for internal consistency, updating copy, and making corrections as needed

  • Use our content management system to write and update live editorial as well as publish new stories

  • Assist with big retail event coverage (Black Friday, Cyber Monday)

  • Closely monitor trends, new products, sales and deals, and consumer behavior to consistently pitch relevant ideas

  • Pitch, write, and update reviews and articles in and sometimes outside of your areas of coverage as necessary

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by your editors

Sounds Like You?

  • A passion for recommending the best products and services

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with our SEO and analytics teams

  • Understanding of or ability to learn Futurisms voice and approach to commerce / service journalism

Why  We Picked

  • Life insurance

  • Unlimited paid time off

  • Health insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Dental insurance

Company Deets

We aim to create a more sustainable future. From reinventing the future of media, to building long-term brand equity, and implementing nimble business models – we are "recurrent" in everything we do.

Staff Writer, Commerce, Futurism

Company 
Recurrent Ventures

Commerce, Futurism

Remote

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Mid level - Professional

$50,000 - $67,000 a year

What You'll Do