Wise Publishing, Inc., is looking for an experienced and passionate personal finance editor to join our growing team!
We're seeking a candidate with a solid knowledge of consumer financial products and related subjects, including credit cards, mortgages, couponing, interest rates, insurance, investing and taxes.
You must love putting what you know into practice and helping others make smart choices to get ahead in their lives.
Ideally, you have a strong understanding of how to make content readable and engaging, through topics, headlines, leads and turns of phrase that connect with readers. You're organized and are able to explain sometimes complex concepts so that they're clear and relevant. You're also scrappy and would relish any opportunity to surprise us with your ability to handle challenges.
You're obsessed with quality and have a good eye for the details that make a positive impression on readers. You know AP style and have at least a rudimentary feel for how images help to tell a story. You also have a good awareness of where to find appropriate data to strengthen our storytelling.
The responsibilities of the position include:
Editing and sometimes extensively rewriting raw copy to make it readable, clickable and valuable, both to the reader and to our business.
Working with and providing feedback to freelance writers, toward getting a quality product from them.
Optimizing content in line with company goals and good SEO practices.
Keeping on top of current trends to contribute topic ideas that are in line with business and marketing strategies.
Sharing consumer insights and relevant ideas to support social, email, media and syndication efforts.
Choosing stock photos and other visuals to illustrate articles.
At least 2 to 5 years of experience editing and/or writing consumer-facing content.
Terrific communication skills.
Experience with financial subject matter is a plus.