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Ecommerce Writer, GMA.com

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 778761BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television, ABC News Date posted Mar. 24, 2021

Job Summary:

GMA Digital is hiring an Ecommerce Writer to pitch and write stories the support our ecommerce business. Reporting into the Managing Editor, GMA, this individual must have experience supporting a commerce editorial community and/or brand.

We are looking for someone who is tapped into the tools and trends that support a thriving ecommerce business. From writing daily stories, contributing to newsletters, and supporting broadcast commerce initiatives via digital stories, this position will pitch and write daily ecommerce stories. The Ecommerce Writer should be a clear writer, an experienced commerce curator and familiar with audience development tactics.

This role works collaboratively with the digital video and social teams to create complete multi-media packages that live across all of our platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive, pitch, report and write multi-media ecommerce stories that engage digital audiences on a daily basis.
  • Use ecommerce data to effectively inform commerce coverage
  • Write articles and produce digital coverage around broadcast ecommerce segments
  • Contribute to commerce newsletters
  • Execute special coverage for special events, including seasonal shopping events
  • Optimize content for SEO and different platforms

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with ecommerce writing for a major brand
  • Strong digital writing skills
  • Excellent time-management, organizational and planning skills with an impeccable attention to detail.
  • A willingness to work collaboratively across ABC News and take direction on all editorial decisions.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.


About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, WDT includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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