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Associate Editor, Beauty, TZR



Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Bustle Digital Group (“BDG”) is seeking an Associate Beauty Editor to pitch and write feature and news content that spans beauty trends, brand features, product reviews, and service-driven how-tos.
Reporting to the Deputy Beauty Editor, the ideal candidate is passionate about being the first to know what is happening in the beauty space and how it relates to personal style, internet trends, shopping, and the evolution of the industry in general. The candidate should be skilled in multitasking and juggling multiple projects and have the ability to turn around well-researched and sourced copy that is clean and thoroughly reported. The position will also require you to support the senior editors on larger initiatives like our annual beauty awards as well as tent poles like award season and fashion month.
This position requires 2+ years of experience writing and editing beauty-related content as well as possessing a network of relationships with major brands in the industry. The role is fast-paced and requires someone who is able to ideate and turnaround clean copy quickly as well as generate SEO and social heds in a timely manner.
This is a position covered under a collective bargaining agreement between BDG Media, Inc. and the Writers Guild of America East.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Pitch and write up to two beauty features stories (which can range from 400 to 800 words in length) and one news story each day
  • Keep a finger on the pulse of all facets of the beauty industry via social media, press releases, and exclusive announcements via your professional network
  • Attend relevant industry events, with an eye for on-site and social coverage opportunities
  • Closely monitor traffic performance utilizing analytic tools and have the ability to pivot quickly while also taking a macro perspective when setting the monthly content strategy
  • Constantly brainstorm with fellow editors on methods to deliver beauty content in exciting and creative ways
  • Work closely with team members during tentpole events, such as awards season and fashion weeks

Candidate Profile:

  • 2+ years of beauty writing experience in digital media
  • Keen understanding and advanced knowledge of best practices for search and social
  • Ability to write quickly without compromising brand integrity or mission
  • Contacts with major and emerging brands in the beauty industry
  • Natural ease in attending events and networking with key players in the industry while representing the company
  • An energetic spirit, positive attitude, and a sense of urgency to deliver fresh beauty content to our devoted readers
BDG is one of today’s leading global media companies with a portfolio of distinct digital and experiential brands that are shaping culture through its authentic and trusted storytelling. Audiences turn to our brands – Bustle, Elite Daily, The Zoe Report, NYLON, Inverse, Mic, W, Romper, Scary Mommy, Fatherly, and The Dad – to hear from a set of diverse voices around the interests engaging the next generation. Founded in 2013, the Company reaches over 223 million readers and social fans and serves hundreds of the world's largest advertisers. BDG has global offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, London, and Paris.