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U.S. News & World Report seeks an editor – Home Services

March 23, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

This Editor position works on our Home Services team at 360 Reviews. They update existing categories and launch new ratings for 360 Reviews, focusing mostly on ratings and reviews content. Topics in this segment include home security systems, internet service providers, moving companies, and cell phone plans, among other consumer products and services. The Editor is one of our resident subject matter experts on Home Services topics, helping to elevate our content to the next level. The ideal person for this role has a burning desire to create high-quality, accurate, effective content with our readers’ best interests in mind.


  • The primary responsibilities of this role are creating and managing freelancer assignments, writing and editing
  • You’ll incorporate SEO best practices into every page using SEO tools and guidance from the SEO team
  • This position regularly collaborates with an enthusiastic team of editors, product managers, research analysts, and SEO analysts
  • Other responsibilities include working with spreadsheets, incorporating data and analyses into our content, reviewing and developing methodologies and working with CMS software
  • Edit content for flow, consistency, accuracy, tone, AP style, grammar, and spelling
  • Write and edit content using SEO best practices
  • Create writing outlines that maximize SEO
  • Build and manage a network of freelance writers
  • Collaborate with a research and data team to create accurate and helpful ratings of products and services
  • Review product pages and content to ensure top-quality, error-free work
  • Use spreadsheets, tables, and sets of data


  • The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, curious, a compelling storyteller, a team player, and passionate about helping consumers
  • Burning desire to help consumers and businesses make smart decisions
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional editing experience for a digital publication, magazine, or similar entity
  • Journalism or related degree or equivalent experience
  • Expert writing and editing skills and the ability to edit and write content for multiple, complex subjects concurrently
  • Expertise and prior experience using AP style
  • Utmost attention to detail
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices with experience writing and editing for SEO
  • Capability to learn new subjects quickly
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to manage your own project timelines, meet deadlines, and prioritize when managing multiple tasks
  • Self-starter attitude with the ability to identify opportunities to improve content and better engage our audience
  • Experience writing and editing consumer advice content
  • Familiarity with home services and related products
  • Experience with Brightspot or other CMS software
  • Experience with Searchmetrics, Google Suite, Jira, and Airtable
  • In New York City, the anticipated base salary for this position is $55,000 – $90,000

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