Jobs at Serious Eats

Equipment Editor

Serious Eats is seeking an Equipment Editor to join its New York City-based team. The Equipment Editor will work with the editorial team to build out our Kitchen Essentials page by producing rigorous reviews of kitchen equipment and providing readers with trusted recommendations tailored to their budgets and needs. The ideal candidate will be a passionate cook with culinary school and/or professional culinary experience, have a good sense of humor, excel at writing original content, and have the creativity and adaptability required to bring those traits together in a fast-paced digital-media environment.

DUTIES

  • Works with editorial team to prioritize equipment for testing, determine best practices, and tailor testing methodology to each type of equipment.
  • Researches brands and procures all necessary items for testing.
  • Performs equipment testing in Serious Eats kitchen and writes articles covering testing procedure, findings, and recommendations.
  • As part of editorial team, reviews analytics to develop thoughtful input on content development and participates in planning of editorial calendar.
  • May develop recipes and techniques for the site in addition to/in conjunction with equipment-testing duties.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Culinary school or professional cooking experience.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills.
  • Strong critical-thinking skills and an eagerness to take a critical, exhaustive approach to researching and completing assigned stories.
  • Understanding of digital and social media, and awareness of online content in the food and drink space.
  • High degree of flexibility, positivity, and collaborative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-changing environment and switch quickly between different tasks.
  • Works out of New York offices

TO APPLY

Please email your cover letter and résumé to [email protected], with the subject line "Equipment Editor."


Social Media Editor

Serious Eats is seeking a Social Media Editor to join its New York City€“-based team. The Social Media Editor will produce and oversee social content across all platforms in order to increase the size and engagement of our audience. The ideal candidate will be passionate about food, have a good sense of humor and excellent knowledge of grammar, write witty and shareable copy, demonstrate an understanding of the site's voice and aesthetic, and have the creativity and adaptability required to bring those traits together in a fast-paced digital-media environment.

DUTIES

  • Works with editorial and marketing teams to establish best practices for Serious Eats' social media accounts, including type and frequency of posting, language/voice, and community engagement.
  • Monitors metrics to analyze performance, develop strategy, and guide experimentation.
  • Executes day-to-day enforcement of best practices, particularly on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Spearheads production of new Facebook Live content.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with other media outlets to drive cross-promotional opportunities.
  • Contributes to newsletter production and works to add newsletter subscribers, direct new traffic to Serious Eats, and capitalize on e-commerce opportunities.

REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 1 year experience working in social media.
  • Excellent writing and copyediting skills.
  • Understanding of social media landscape and awareness of online content in the food and drink space.
  • Experience in food space preferred.
  • High degree of flexibility, positivity, and collaborative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-changing environment and switch quickly between different tasks.
  • Works out of New York offices

TO APPLY

Please email your cover letter and résumé to [email protected], with the subject line "Social Media Editor."

Serious Eats provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.