Testing Editor, Commerce Research

Commerce United States

As a Testing Editor on the Commerce team, you will support Dotdash Meredith’s product testing initiative to create meaningful product insights for our users in the form of original content. You will be involved in our Research + Testing process from start to finish, including testing some of the products yourself. After insights are in, the Testing Editor will review them and may update articles to include the narrative of the test and explain to readers why we’re recommending the specific products on the page in the brand’s voice and style.  

You will support a variety of Dotdash Meredith sites such as Travel + Leisure, The Spruce, Better Homes & Gardens, Byrdie, Health.com, VerywellFit, and PEOPLE.

About the Role:

  • Research and collaborate with edit on products to test 
  • Participate in testing
  • Create surveys to gather meaningful insights about the product category
  • Review insights and conduct further research or interviews when necessary, including with experts 
  • Synthesize and publish test results and insights 
  • Coordinate assigning freelance testers to products 
  • Become proficient in brands’ editorial style and voice 

About You:

  • 3+ year experience in editorial
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • A product enthusiast who spends time researching and obsessing over purchases with attention to detail
  • Comfortable working independently and prioritizing across multiple projects
  • Keen eye for editing—you know the difference between an em-dash and en-dash
  • A self-starter who is comfortable working in a quickly changing environment
  • Proficiency in project management tools like Google Sheets and Airtable
  • Experience working in CMS systems