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Senior Commerce Editor

Pillar4 Media

$60,000 - $100,000 / year
Apply before: May 10, 2024
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  • Date posted
    March 11, 2024
  • Location
    Remote (US)
  • Salary
    $60,000 - $100,000 / year
  • Apply before
    May 10, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

The Opportunity

Pillar4 Media is seeking a senior commerce editor to join its fast-growing team.

As a member of the Sleepopolis team, you’ll work closely with senior leadership and other team members to manage our commerce content strategy in the mattress and sleep space.

The senior commerce editor will collaborate with the head of content and SEO teams to identify new opportunities in the mattress/sleep space. They’ll assign and edit reviews, roundups, and comparisons, manage two staffers (one senior staff writer and one video reviewer), and be a key contributor to our biggest content vertical.

Pillar4’s mission is to help people live healthier lives with access to trusted resources, in-depth product reviews, and supportive communities.. Our vision is to build the #1 content and commerce engine connecting consumers directly to the best brands in all four pillars of health and wellness: sleep, fitness, nutrition, and mental health.

What You’ll Be Doing

Reporting to the head of content, the senior commerce editor will:

  • Partner with the SEO team to identify net-new keyword opportunities in the mattress/sleep accessory space

  • Recruit, hire, and train freelance writers and assign out content

  • Maintain the commerce editorial calendar

  • Manage 2 commerce staffers (senior staff writer and video reviewer) providing coaching, feedback, and development as necessary

  • Collaborate with our product team on the creation of new sleep-related tools, quizzes, user experience improvements, or review/roundup template updates

  • Partner with the performance editors on content optimizations and updates

  • Lead our holiday content strategy, working with our newsletter editor and social media team to conceptualize and oversee the content strategy for big shopping holidays (Presidents’ Day, Cyber 5, Labor Day, etc.)

  • Work with the SEO and revenue teams to monitor traffic, rankings, and revenue

  • Create and maintain any commerce-related style guides or documentation to ensure consistency across our commerce vertical

What You Bring

  • At least 5-7 years of editorial experience, preferably in a commerce role

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Thoughtful editorial judgment

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills

  • Drive to quickly gain expertise on a subject matter that might be foreign to you

  • Proven ability to juggle multiple projects at once and shift priorities as needed

  • Some SEO experience preferred

  • Some people management experience preferred

What We Look For

  • Openness to feedback and collaboration: You’ll be working closely with folks across different teams, so you’ll need to be open to the process and accept feedback and critique.

  • Strong communication skills: You’ll have the ability to build relationships with external stakeholders, report up to internal stakeholders, and foster strong alignment with your team.

  • Alignment with Pillar4’s culture: We live by our values and expect our team to buy in.

    • Act with focus

    • Get after it

    • Grow without limits

    • Build the team

    • Obsess Over Customers

    • Commit to Service

  • Entrepreneurial spirit: Our team members act like entrepreneurs in that we are incredibly driven, agile, goal-oriented, and are always up for a challenge.

Why You Should Join Us

  • Results: Pillar4 has built the #1 digital media company in the sleep health and hygiene space and is profitably expanding into fitness, nutrition, and mental health verticals.

  • Stability: We are privately owned, have a holding period of ‘forever,’ and have significant cash to invest.

  • Exposure: You will have a front-row seat in growing a business. Your teammates have built and sold companies, managed hundreds of employees, and run campaigns with Fortune 500 brands.

  • Market landscape: The $4 trillion health and wellness market is a highly relatable industry that is transforming. There’s no better time than now to be building a business in this space.

  • Career growth: There is no cap on growth, promotions, or the opportunity to own and put your stamp on important projects. Prove your value and you will be rewarded accordingly.

  • Learning: We are a mighty team with subject matter experts in creative, branding, content strategy, SEO, paid media, and more. The opportunity to grow new skills and learn from smart people is endless.

  • Impact-focused: Opportunities to take part in our quarterly initiatives with organizations like Beds for Kids and The Green Chair Project and help respond to the critical needs of our local communities.

  • Fun: The team has a high bar for excellence but also a real interest in each other and making work fun.

The Package

Base salary and performance-based bonus commensurate with experience. At Pillar4, you’ll have access to competitive benefits, including health insurance, 401k, a monthly wellness stipend for house cleaning, gym membership, grocery delivery or massages, and cell phone reimbursement.

Who We Are

Launched in 2017, Pillar4 Media operates a portfolio of market-leading digital brands that help consumers make better purchasing decisions. Our vision is to help people live healthier lives with access to trusted resources, in-depth product reviews, and supportive communities. Our mission is to be the #1 content and commerce engine connecting consumers to the best brands in all four pillars of health and wellness: sleep, fitness, nutrition and mental health.

We also partner with the leading direct-to-consumer brands in our markets to grow their businesses online. Our current portfolio includes the following:

  • Mattress Advisor, launched in 2017

  • Mattress Nerd, acquired in 2018

  • Sleepopolis, acquired in 2020

  • Mattress Clarity, acquired in 2020

  • The Fit House, launched in 2021

  • Garage Gym Reviews, acquired in 2021

  •, acquired in 2022

  • Sleep Advisor, acquired in 2022

  • BarBend, acquired in 2023

  • Breaking Muscle, acquired in 2023

  • Partnerships with leading direct-to-consumer brands and media companies to grow their businesses.

Pillar4 has operations in Charlotte, Raleigh, Springfield and Austin with remote teammates stretching to Denver and Portland.

One Better Ventures (OBV) is an investor in Pillar4. OBV is a consumer-focused venture capital firm focused on creating sustainable businesses that do good in the world. OBV is led by the former management teams of Burt’s Bees and Seventh Generation.

All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or any other discriminatory factors. Please note that we do not provide immigration sponsorship for this role. All offers are subject to a background check.