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Yahoo’s commerce team is in growth mode – we’re hiring an Updates Editor to oversee the updating process for our evergreen commerce content.

The Updates Editor will be responsible for refreshing Yahoo and Engadget’s library of evergreen content based on seasonality and search trends. Refreshes can involve fact-checking, revising and updating copy and images, updating product recommendations, and in some instances completely overhauling pieces with reporting and editing as needed. The Updates Editor will bring on and manage a team of freelancers, and work with other teams across the company to determine what to update and suggest ways to improve and expand coverage.

The ideal candidate will be versed in SEO best practices and the article updating process, including but not limited to headline optimization and keyword research. They should be experienced with managing a team of freelancers, and be able to bring in top quality updaters to their roster. They should also be comfortable working across editorial teams, creating detailed instructions, and working directly in a content management system.


  • Manage team of updaters, ensuring quality, accuracy, and timeliness of updates
  • Refresh existing articles, which may include fact-checking, revising and updating copy and images, updating product recommendations, and in some instances completely overhauling pieces with reporting and editing as needed.
  • Work with the content operations team to improve and streamline processes
  • Support the editorial team when needed, especially during high-traffic shopping events
  • Work with the SEO team to identify trending and evergreen keywords and topics
  • Pitch, research and write new SEO-sourced articles


  • 3+ years of writing or editing experience at a digital publisher
  • Experience with evergreen updates
  • Experience managing a team of freelancers
  • Understanding of SEO best practices
  • Ability to be organized and multitask in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Interest in shopping trends
  • Experience with Airtable or a similar project management system
  • Ecommerce, tech, or lifestyle experience a plus
  • Experience with SEO tools a plus
  • Experience at a major news publication or tech publication a plus

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

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US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events).  Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

The compensation for this position ranges from $90,750.00 – $188,750.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

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