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Independent media and technology company for women.

Beauty Editor - New York
New York City, NY, US
Job Description / Skills Required

POPSUGAR is looking for a hard-working, beauty-obsessed editor for POPSUGAR Beauty. Our ideal candidate has excellent writing skills, can spot trends in the making, and has a strong interest in beauty. If you’re the first to know about new beauty product launches, own more shades of lipstick than you could ever possibly use, and are bursting with ideas for beauty stories, we want to hear from you.


Brainstorm, pitch, research, and write 4-6 stories per day for POPSUGAR Beauty about celebrity beauty, makeup, skincare, hair, nails, and fragrance

Discover, write, and assign viral and trending beauty news on a daily basis

Conduct original reporting and interviewing to produce in-depth features, including DIY photo shoots

Assign and line edit content from other team members, providing coaching and feedback

Use analytics and data daily to inform pitches, content decisions, and strategy; support Beauty Director to market content as needed

Closely follow beauty-related news and trends, and read all relevant media

Attend and report on events on behalf of POPSUGAR as needed

Partner with Beauty Director to build out the editorial calendar

In order to thrive in this role, you must have...

4-6 years of experience in beauty-related writing/editing/blogging or related field (required)

Passion for and experience creating beauty content

Experience editing and mentoring junior team members

Relationships within the industry and strong knowledge of the beauty landscape

Strong writing skills and a knack for turning around clean copy under tight deadlines

A healthy obsession with social and digital media

An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment

A talent for staying ahead of trends and adapting to a constantly changing digital landscape

A familiarity with and passion for the POPSUGAR brand

HTML and Photoshop skills are also a plus!

Please submit a resume and cover letter telling us why you think you’d be the perfect fit for POPSUGAR Beauty. This job is full-time and on site at POPSUGAR. No phone calls, please.


POPSUGAR Inc. is a global media and technology company that is parent to lifestyle media publisher POPSUGAR and monthly subscription box POPSUGAR Must Have. Together, the brands attract a monthly global audience of 100 million, generating 3.1 billion monthly content views. POPSUGAR is the #1 lifestyle brand for young women, delivering inspiring, informative, and entertaining content in multi-platforms across entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, food, parenting, news and more. POPSUGAR Studios, the video production arm of POPSUGAR, Inc., is the leading producer of online video lifestyle content, with more than 300 million monthly views of its original series.

POPSUGAR Inc. has offices in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and London and operates internationally in Australia, France, the Middle East, and the UK. The company is privately held and funded by Sequoia Capital and IVP. For more information about POPSUGAR Inc., visit

POPSUGAR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive company culture. We celebrate our differences and embrace the varying ideas, interests, and life experiences that make us who we are. As a company with a mission to inform and inspire people all over the world, we believe that employing individuals with diverse backgrounds is essential to building a successful, creative, and innovative business.

We work hard, play nice, and welcome those who do the same.

Whoever you are, You are POPSUGAR.