Online Writer/Editor, Gifts.com

By Cory Bergman 

Gifts.com is a rapidly growing, operating business of
IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI), that is exploiting the
significant opportunities in the very large, $12B online gifting
market. Specifically, the company is building the web’s premier
gift shopping resource, offering consumers a suite of interactive,
personalized services that enable them to be better, more organized
gift givers. Gifts.com combines its proprietary personality-based
gift search technology, with editorial expertise, to deliver the most
relevant and unbiased gift recommendations available from the best
stores across the web. With its growth, Gifts.com is looking for
specially-talented individuals that want to be part of an exciting
environment and contribute to driving its expansion.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Create, write and report compelling daily content and editorial
features (such as gift guides, email newsletters, gifting primer
articles, polls, quizzes, blogs, etc.) which may include building
online communities and other vehicles for sharing ideas and fostering
consumer-generated content.

• Create and manage an editorial calendar to drive content creation
relating to gifting/shopping topics around key seasonal periods

• Experience hiring and managing freelancers writers (established
network of contacts a big plus).

• Leverage online publishing vehicles to get compelling shopping
content to consumers (website, email newsletters, blogs, gift guides,
etc)

• Help develop and maintain consistent style, or ”voice,” across
the site.

• Analyze data to evaluate success of editorial programs to affect
content choices.

• Conduct trend, market and related research for assigned stories.

• Experience using a Web publishing tools (CMS, Blogs, etc.) to
produce daily stories is required.

• A proven ability to generate timely story ideas for the web.

• Other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

• 4+ years experience editing and writing for online content-based
web sites or consumer magazines.

• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-based, ever-changing
environment.

• Appreciation of and experience in the shopping and/or gifting
editorial categories.

• Solid knowledge of copyediting and fact checking.

• Strong headline writing skills

• Excellent grammar, spelling and English usage.

• Strong online, library and other research skills

• BA/BS in English, Creative Writing, Journalism, Communications or
similar preferred

TO APPLY

Please submit your cover letter & resume to jobs@iac.com.
Applications must include salary requirements in order to be
considered. Writing samples will be required if asked to interview.
Please use “Online Writer/Editor” in the subject line of your
email. Using a blank or unique subject line will cause your email to
be overlooked or mistaken for the many spam emails we receive. We
will contact you directly should your qualifications meet the
position’s requirements. No phone calls please. To learn more
about Gifts.com and to view all of our job listings, please visit
www.iac.com.

IAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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