Automotive Reviews Editor

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Ref#: 35460
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: Remote

About Us:

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Description:
Brand Overview:
At Roadshow, we strive to bring that same comprehensive focus and scope to the automotive world at large. This includes detailed reviews of the latest cars, industry developments and live coverage from international auto shows. Plus, we publish plenty of top-shelf video content highlighting all the world’s best cars, motorcycles, and anything else that moves us in today’s rapidly changing world of mobility. We strive to be tech-savvy with our coverage, not techy.  

Role Details:
You will be responsible for testing and evaluating the best (and the worst) new cars on the planet. You will put them through their paces to ensure that when it comes time for our readers to invest in a new ride, they will know exactly what they should and shouldn’t spend their hard-earned money on. You will craft content that’s both creative and authoritative for general consumers and auto enthusiasts alike.

You will also help create commerce-related content, including reviews and buying guides for automotive products and services.

You will also help the Roadshow team to craft content focused on SEO targets, evergreen performance and social media excellence. 

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Testing and evaluating the latest cars, trucks and SUVs
  • Writing and editing automotive content, especially car reviews and product tests
  • Writing scripts and hosting video reviews of cars and products
  • Generating content based on SEO needs and guidelines
  • Generating feature content for evergreen performance
  • Assisting in event or news coverage
 
Key Projects:
Roadshow’s new auto reviews editor will help us to expand our library of new car reviews (both written and video), as well as build out our content around automotive products and services (e.g. tools, apps, cleaners, etc.). You will both author content yourself and work with other Roadshow team members on these automotive commerce efforts.
Qualifications:
What you bring to the team:
You have -
  • 3+ years experience covering the automotive industry
  • 3+ years of published new-car reviews
  • Automotive video hosting experience
  • Obsessive love for all forms of vehicular transportation
  • Excitement and curiosity for new technologies
  • Strong attention to detail and high standards for quality and organization
  • Self motivation and creativity
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • Valid US driver’s license
  • Ability to for frequent travel (2-3x monthly), both domestically and internationally
You might also have -
  • Experience reviewing automotive products
  • Automotive photography skills (DSLR)
  • Basic photo editing skills
  • Valid US motorcycle license
EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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