Cosmopolitan. com/UK is looking for a Senior Digital Beauty Writer, to create trustworthy beauty reviews, must-read news coverage, thought-provoking beauty features and engaging video concepts for our award-winning brand.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Take a leading role in covering daily beauty news stories.
• Source quality original beauty content that will engage the Cosmopolitan digital audience, in the form of exclusives, video ideas, SEO-driven articles and long-form features.
• Assist the Beauty Editor in developing the section’s SEO and e-commerce content.
• Willingness to be featured on camera and across our social media platforms, from picturing the latest beauty trends, to filming beauty videos.
• Use Google Analytics to analyse data and make informed decisions about potential trends and areas of growth for the beauty section.
• Attend beauty events on behalf of the brand (both in and out of office hours) and liaise with PRs on product launches and exclusive opportunities.
• Work with design team and Beauty Editor to maintain creative and engaging visuals across the section.
• A proven track record of writing traffic-driving, shareable beauty content for a digital brand.
• The ability to write quickly, while retaining quality, legal safety and factual accuracy, as well as the witty, conversational tone our readers love and share.
• Be immersed in the world of beauty – from an awareness of the latest industry happenings, to product launches and global social media trends.
• Have a keen interest in wider issues and movements within beauty, along with a desire to push boundaries and create content that drives the industry forward.
• A basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is a plus, but not a requirement.
Please include your CV and the below:
• Three examples of recent work (include at least one longer feature and one news article)
• Two beauty news story ideas. Include heads, sells, picture ideas and a couple lines synopsis for each.
• One longform beauty feature idea. Include head, sell, picture ideas and a couple lines synopsis.
• One sharable beauty idea for our Snapchat Discover channel OR one beauty franchise idea for Instagram.