CBS Corporation Automotive Reviews Editor in United States
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB LOCATION: USA
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At Roadshow, we strive to bring that same comprehensive focus and scope to the automotive world at large. This includes detailed reviews of the latest cars, industry developments and live coverage from international auto shows. Plus, we publish plenty of top-shelf video content highlighting all the world’s best cars, motorcycles, and anything else that moves us in today’s rapidly changing world of mobility. We strive to be tech-savvy with our coverage, not techy.
You will be responsible for testing and evaluating the best (and the worst) new cars on the planet. You will put them through their paces to ensure that when it comes time for our readers to invest in a new ride, they will know exactly what they should and shouldn’t spend their hard-earned money on. You will craft content that’s both creative and authoritative for general consumers and auto enthusiasts alike.
You will also help create commerce-related content, including reviews and buying guides for automotive products and services.
You will also help the Roadshow team to craft content focused on SEO targets, evergreen performance and social media excellence.
Testing and evaluating the latest cars, trucks and SUVs
Writing and editing automotive content, especially car reviews and product tests
Writing scripts and hosting video reviews of cars and products
Generating content based on SEO needs and guidelines
Generating feature content for evergreen performance
Assisting in event or news coverage
Roadshow’s new auto reviews editor will help us to expand our library of new car reviews (both written and video), as well as build out our content around automotive products and services (e.g. tools, apps, cleaners, etc.). You will both author content yourself and work with other Roadshow team members on these automotive commerce efforts.
What you bring to the team:
You have -
3+ years experience covering the automotive industry
3+ years of published new-car reviews
Automotive video hosting experience
Obsessive love for all forms of vehicular transportation
Excitement and curiosity for new technologies
Strong attention to detail and high standards for quality and organization
Self motivation and creativity
Ability to work under tight deadlines
BA/BS or equivalent experience
Valid US driver’s license
Ability to for frequent travel (2-3x monthly), both domestically and internationally
You might also have -
Experience reviewing automotive products
Automotive photography skills (DSLR)
Basic photo editing skills
Valid US motorcycle license
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled