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RELX INC Staff Writer, Popverse - ReedPop (Hybrid or Remote) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Staff Writer, Popverse

Are you a skilled writer with a passion for pop culture?

Would you like to work for a global leader in pop culture events?

About our Team

As part of our continued focus on creating credible and valuable editorial, ReedPop is looking for a Staff Writer to work as a key part of its flagship pop culture journalism outlet, Popverse. This role will help deliver content tailored to our audiences. This is primarily a role requiring you to write news, features, and guides, as well as constructing pages for optimized SEO and eCommerce functionality.

About the Role

The successful applicant will have some journalism or published writing experience. They will deliver content that covers comics, movies/tv, gaming, anime, convention culture, and more. The Staff Writer will work with the Popverse editorial team to generate compelling content to ReedPop’s committed and demanding audiences.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the Popverse team to select the right target franchises. Also insuring the best approaches, structure, and content priorities for our content.

  • Maintaining expert knowledge of pop culture content. Monitoring popularity of new and existing content across all relevant TV, film, and comics platforms.

  • Ensuring our content is structured properly for search engine optimization (SEO), eCommerce, and clarity and usability for readers.

  • Monitoring article performance and adjust content where necessary to ensure they reach the broadest audience possible.

  • Exploring and analyzing major pop culture content across many popular genres. Delivering accurate and concise content under time pressure, ensuring they meet our editorial standards.

  • Producing news content which will include sourcing information from other websites, reporting on data, and writing up press releases.

  • Hosting panels at live events, including moderating, interviewing and other duties as required

Requirements

  • Have an understanding of pop culture business. Knowledge of which products and content sell and appeal to audiences, latest trends and the key players in the market.

  • Able to source and report on interesting stories about pop culture

  • Have knowledge across a wide range of genres. Will identify and focus on the highest-profile new releases and most watched content.

  • Be able to work a flexible schedule as needed with occasional weekend work relating to conventions and press events.

  • Demonstrate a great work ethic, positive attitude and team mentality

  • Be able to travel 3-5 times per domestically and internationally

Work in a way that works for you

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organization. We offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.

  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working for you

We know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:

  • Health Benefits: Comprehensive, multi-carrier program for medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Retirement Benefits: 401(k) with match and an Employee Share Purchase Plan

  • Wellbeing: Wellness platform with incentives, Headspace app subscription, Employee Assistance and Time-off Programs

  • Short-and-Long Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death Insurance, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity

  • Family Benefits, including bonding and family care leaves, adoption and surrogacy benefits

  • Health Savings, Health Care, Dependent Care and Commuter Spending Accounts

  • Up to two days of paid leave each to participate in Employee Resource Groups and to volunteer with your charity of choice

About the Business

RX is in the business of building businesses for individuals, communities and organizations. We elevate the power of face-to-face events by combining data and digital products to create magical experiences and continual connections at over 400 events in 22 countries across 43 industry sectors. We are passionate about making a positive impact on society and we are fully committed to creating an inclusive work environment, a place where people can grow, thrive and make an impact. We embrace diverse talent and opinions to be the best place for our customers to build their business AND the best place for entrepreneurial people to build their careers. RX is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers.

Management Level

08 - Professional IC

We are an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to providing a fair and accessible hiring process. If you have a disability or other need that requires accommodation or adjustment, please let us know by completing our Applicant Request Support Form: https://forms.office.com/r/eVgFxjLmAK , or please contact 1-855-833-5120.

Please read our Candidate Privacy Policy (https://www.relx.com/careers/join-us/privacy) .

RELX is a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

We help scientists make new discoveries, lawyers win cases, doctors save lives and insurance companies offer customers lower prices. We save taxpayers and consumers money by preventing fraud and help executives forge commercial relationships with their clients.

In short, we enable our customers to make better decisions, get better results and be more productive.

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