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Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At a Glance

Metacritic is seeking an entertainment-obsessed Editor to develop content that empowers fans to discover and decide what to watch and play next.

As editor, you will create content with a focused eye towards what the entertainment audience wants, as well as be a thought leader and help inform our readers of important entertainment topics, seasonal events, and upcoming releases they should know about.

We are looking for a hard-working, detailed individual who can meet tight deadlines, prioritize multiple project scopes, and increase monthly content production. The ideal candidate should be passionate about creating quality content that resonates with the Metacritic audience and attracts new readers to our site.

What You'll Do

  • Manage an editorial calendar and plan content in advance around tentpole moments, including new releases, seasonal events, and more
  • Generate ideas for coverage based on the biggest entertainment releases, celebrities, and topics of the day
  • Create, manage, and assign content tasks across a network of freelance writers
  • Check articles for errors, typos, and linking opportunities
  • Hone in on subject matter expertise by following competitors and monitoring industry trends across streaming, gaming, and more
  • Use data to influence future content decisions and where to prioritize monthly content production
  • Collaborate with stakeholders on a long-term content strategy and auto-generated content exploration to increase production velocity

What We're Looking For

  • An editor that’s passionate and experienced in the entertainment space (TV, movies, gaming, and music)
  • Experience in working/managing freelance teams
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to grasp Metacritic’s voice, style, and tone and edit content to fit those standards
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Basic image skills (renaming, resizing, cropping, and uploading)

A Red Ventures Brand

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 4,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, in addition to several international locations. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including CNET, ZDNet, GameSpot, Metacritic, Healthline, The Points Guy and Bankrate.

For more information, visit and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact

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