Work at Home as a Home-Based Deals Writer for The New York Times

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Work at Home as a Home-Based Deals Writer for The New York Times

The New York Times is seeking a home-based deals writer from the following U.S. states: CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IL, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NV, NY, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA.

This home-based deals writer position is a union job as classified by the News Guild of New York.

From the company:

“Wirecutter is looking for a writer to join our deals team. The ideal candidate has written online about sales and discounts, but if you’re an experienced writer and researcher who likes helping people save money, you’re off to a good start. Every day, you’ll find the real deals among all the mediocre and straight-up phony discounts and post them to our deals page. You’ll also post your findings and field reader questions on social media.”

Requirements (from work-at-home job listing):

  • Strong copywriting and editing skills

  • A familiarity with the Wirecutter voice and approach to deal coverage, and a passion for our journalistic standards and ethics

  • Ability to work with a remote team, with an emphasis on internal communications

  • Enjoys helping others and likes removing the marketing spin from deals to help readers get what they want and get on with their life

Responsibilities (from the job listing):

  • Finding great deals for our readers: Scan internal and external deal sources for discounts on Wirecutter picks and evaluate them based on our standards

  • Creating affiliate links: Build and tag affiliate links with the appropriate tracking

  • Posting on the deals page: Write lean copy that gives readers perspective on deal pricing and relevant information from the review

  • Tweeting: write copy for social media to alert our followers to great deals

  • Writing syndications: write digests of the best deals of the day for publication with our syndication partners

  • Updating our price tracking: Coordinate with the deals team and larger editorial staff to maintain our price tracking data

  • Covering Black Friday, Prime Day, and more: Be an essential part of how we help readers avoid bad deals and find good ones during retail events,

  • Creating new deal coverage: Pitch new article ideas and coverage ideas that can make Wirecutter Deals even more useful to its readers

This remote position does require Saturday availability.

If interested in learning more, please see the original work at home employment listing. Good luck!

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