Assistant Editor, Commerce

BobVila | U.S. Only | 7 months ago

UnknownUnknownIntermediate (2-5 years)Intermediate (2-5 years)Long-termLong-termUnder 30 hrs/wkUnder 30 hrs/wk is currently seeking an Assistant Editor to play a key role in scaling its Commerce vertical.

Commerce content on draws millions of users each year, helping them make confident, informed purchasing decisions for their homes. These buying guides cover a range of categories (from tools and appliances to furniture and decor), evaluating individual products and offering comprehensive product selection tips.

The Assistant Editor, Commerce works on the front lines of the publishing calendar for Bob Vila buying guides. While shepherding content through our production process, the Assistant Editor also helps to plan future content, always with a focus on upholding the quality and style standards of the brand.

Day-to-day responsibilities are likely to include line editing, writing (heds and deks), occasional photo research, light web production, quality assurance, and management of freelance content contributors.

The ideal candidate is a driven digital editor with previous experience in content management, preferably in the commerce and/or affiliate context.

This is a part-time position with the potential to become a full-time role. is based in New York City, NY; remote applicants are welcome. To apply, submit your resume, links to/ examples of your work, and a brief cover letter describing your interest in the position.


3-5 years’ digital publishing background
Experience managing content production at scale
HTML proficiency, comfort with content management systems
Creativity to boost content quality, expand reach, and build monetization
About is a leading home-and-garden publisher committed to the mission of homeowner education and empowerment that drove Bob Vila over his decades-long career as a TV host, writer, and builder.