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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

CNET is a premier destination for expert, unique and timely information that helps people navigate our changing world. We’re seeking a curious, self-motivated new team member with excellent writing skills, a nose for research and a thirst for helping people understand the bigger picture.

Associate Commerce Writer

What You'll Do

  • Identify and curate daily deals across all shopping categories, with special attention to tech products and services.
  • Update ongoing deals in key categories, with attention to SEO 
  • Work with editors, social and promo teams to maximize exposure of deals in a timely fashion
  • Write approachable copy that helps demystify the complicated process of shopping for technology products and services for the average person 
  • Compile and distribute a daily newsletter
  • Play a key role in covering seasonal commerce content opportunities, including Thanksgiving/Black Friday/Cyber Monday, Prime Day and similar megasales events
  • Write and update seasonal buying guides targeted at specific price points and consumer groups

What We're Looking For

  • At least 1 year of experience writing about shopping and buying advice for a general consumer audience
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience etc. 
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Meticulous organizational skills
  • Experience with spreadsheets (Excel and/or Google Sheets)
  • Experience writing under tight deadlines.
  • A good understanding of online retail and consumer technology
  • Experience with Asana is a plus


  • Cash Compensation Range: $42,000-$72,000*
    *Note actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications, and experience. 

Additionally, the following benefits are provided by Red Ventures, subject to eligibility requirements.

  • Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Bonding Benefit Program

*This role is in a bargaining unit represented by a labor union, the Writers Guild of America, East.

Who We Are

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 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and

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. 

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