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Forbes Vetted is seeking an editorial assistant to support the lifestyle verticals on our commerce editorial team.
Working in close collaboration with the Forbes Vetted executive editor and lifestyle section editors (who cover beauty, fashion, travel, home and kitchen and more), the editorial assistant will be responsible for supporting logistics and content creation across sections. Work will include: researching relevant products plus calling in samples and high-res photos from PR contacts; producing articles in our content management system; onboarding freelance contributors and ensuring their biographical information is up to date; helping coordinate samples and product logistics for photo shoots; assisting with other editorial and organizational tasks as needed such as competitor research or source outreach. The editorial assistant will also be able to pitch and write lifestyle affiliate content each week in the key areas listed above.
Researching and helping produce editorial content within the following markets: home and kitchen, beauty and grooming, fashion, and travel.
Coordinating, calling in, and testing product samples as needed for content creation and custom photography
Building story content in the Forbes Vetted CMS (content management system)
Sourcing high-resolution imagery for lifestyle stories
As time allows, writing stories based on SEO data, trends, seasonality, and audience data, and/or updating evergreen content based on performance and seasonality
Working with the social media team to create engaging social content
Participating in sales event coverage, including potential shifts over holiday weekends like Memorial Day, Labor Day, and Black Friday through Cyber Monday
Familiarity with and interest in categories across the lifestyle sector (beauty and grooming, home and kitchen, fashion, travel)
Impeccable writing and communication skills; prior lifestyle editorial experience (via internships or former staff roles) especially appreciated
Knowledge of products and key retailers in the lifestyle space
Prior experience writing product guides, reviews, and/or affiliate content is a huge plus
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative, and team-oriented environment
Availability to work weekends and evenings alongside the team during peak shopping events (such as Amazon Prime Day and Cyber Week)
The annual base salary range for this role is $60,000 – $60,000
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