Forbes believes in the power of entrepreneurial capitalism and uses it on various platforms to ignite the conversations that drive systemic change in business, culture and society. We celebrate success and are committed to using our megaphone to drive diversity, equity and inclusion.

Forbes Vetted is seeking an experienced writer and product tester to join our growing commerce editorial team on a full-time basis. This role will be responsible for researching and writing product guides, reviews, comparisons, deal spotlights, and other articles surrounding best-in-class beauty, grooming, and personal care products. You may also be asked to cover breaking news stories accurately and quickly. You will work under the guidance of the Forbes Vetted senior beauty editor in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Researching and writing 5+ stories per week
  • Pitching new story ideas on a weekly basis
  • Balancing longer term projects such as hands-on product reviews with short lead assignments such as product release news posts
  • Coordinating review samples with PR and affiliate partners
  • Attending various strategy meetings via video conference on a weekly basis
  • Updating evergreen content in a variety of categories on a weekly basis
  • Collaborating with the social media editor to help create social content for Instagram and TikTok
  • Participating in sales event coverage, including potential shifts over holiday weekends like Memorial Day, Labor Day and Black Friday through Cyber Monday
  • Working with the editorial, business and SEO teams as needed to ensure your content is properly optimized
  • Having fun with a variety of team-oriented extracurricular activities throughout the year

The ideal candidate: 

  • Is comfortable writing across multiple subtopics within beauty and grooming and has extensive expertise in a minimum of two subtopics (such as skincare, haircare, grooming, fragrance, and makeup)
  • Is an excellent writer with 2-5+ years of experience writing product reviews and beauty/style coverage
  • Can share published clips from major media outlets
  • Is comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline oriented environment and able to pivot quickly when needed 
  • Can identify and curate beauty products, tools, and treatments that will appeal to the Forbes audience 
  • Experience producing original, high-quality photography during product testing process is preferred

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