Commerce Editor, Optimism Media

Denver, New York, Los Angeles, Orange County
Pardon Ventures – Optimism /
Full Time /
About Optimism
Optimism is a digital media company striving to build a brighter web. We conceive, launch, and operate high-quality digital brands that spark curiosity, spread positivity, and improve the lives of readers. With an email-first approach, our goal is to transform the inbox into a healthy alternative to social media feeds, a place where you can curate the news, information, and entertainment audiences truly want.
Our brands speak in a variety of categories: Wonder, Travel, Health, Wealth and Games among others. A distributed approach allows us to engage with almost 4 million subscribers across a collection of newsletters.  On the digital web, we serve more than 30 million web sessions each month and growing.
About Performance Revenue
The Performance Revenue Team delivers daily value to Optimism’s millions of subscribers through reader-service consumer product and deal curation and content recommendation. The team oversees editorial commerce content along with multiple new revenue initiatives.


    • Daily and regular output of product curation of deal recommendation articles, newsletters, and placements
    • Onboarding, editing, and management of freelancers and their content
    • Work in harmony alongside the Editorial team to optimize their articles and newsletters before, during, and after publishing
    • Partner with the Performance Team Account Manager to surface and implement data-informed content optimizations on a daily basis
    • Be an ambassador for performance revenue in the larger organization


    • Passion for reader-service product curation across a range of categories including technology, home, health, finance, cooking, and travel
    • Constant curiosity to discover new and compelling products and services
    • Ability to turn around authentic high-quality content on demand
    • Improvement-focused editing process
    • Independent growth-driven self-starter comfortable in a remote work environment
    • At least 4 years at a content publisher or equivalent writing and editing product curation/commerce content
    • Experience/expertise in the areas of search, social media, audience development, affiliate management, newsletters, photography/image editing are valued but not required
    • Exceptional communication (verbal and written) skills
$90,000 - $110,000 a year
You will be provided a pay rate that is in line with your skills and experience as they relate to the requirements of the job.While this position may be remote, we prefer candidates who can work in Orange County, Denver, or New York City. While this position is listed as remote or hybrid, only candidates who are current U.S. Citizens will be considered.
Our Commitment
We aim to provide equal opportunity for all. We are firm believers in the strength of diversity and aim to build teams of individuals who offer unique perspectives, come from different backgrounds, and challenge each other to be better every day!