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Business Insider retail reporter

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Business Insider is hiring a reporter to join its retail team. The reporter will focus on social media, advertising, and the ways that America's favorite brands use both to engage their customers. 

The retail reporter will have a familiarity with major consumer companies as well as the platforms these companies use to appeal to potential customers. This position requires comfort writing both medium-length features and quick news hits on the most viral advertising and social-media stories of the day. Topics could range from the latest Super Bowl ads to fast-food brands' ramping up of their Twitter presence as well as backlash to Apple's "What's a computer?" commercial. 

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • An obsession with things people want to buy and how those things are advertised to consumers. 
  • An understanding of how readers consume news digitally.
  • An ability to identify the heart of a story quickly. 
  • Experience working in a newsroom. 
  • Familiarity with SEO practices.

APPLY HERE with your resume and cover letter, and tell us why this would be your dream job.

The position is full-time in our New York City headquarters. Business Insider offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits.

 

 

 

 

About us:

Insider Inc. is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, and 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news and information that is social and mobile at its core, for an ambitious and curious global audience that grew up with digital. The company launched in 2007, and in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider Inc. reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers and viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of digital topics. Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media and technology conferences. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious and motivated individuals to join our growing team.