US News & World report seeks investing editor
The Consumer Advice team at U.S. News & World Report, which strives to help people make smarter decisions when it comes to saving and spending, retirement, careers and investing, is seeking a skilled editor to join our enthusiastic team of writers and editors producing online investing content (http://money.usnews.com/investing).
This role includes working with freelancers and contributors, as well as occasionally writing your own insightful analysis of stocks, mutual funds, ETFs and personal finance as it relates to individual investors. Strong writing and editing skills are required, and an investing/personal finance background is a must. This position is located in Washington, D.C.
Be an essential part of a team that recruits freelancers and bloggers to generate content with a consumer-advice focus
Edit and publish online content to the Smarter Investor blog (http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/the-smarter-mutual-fund-investor)
Edit investing stories from staff writers and contributors
Contribute to the editing and production of a daily Investing newsletter
Generate story ideas and write occasionally
Contribute to guiding investing content strategy
Work closely with data, product and design teams to improve research products, including Best Stocks (http://money.usnews.com/investing/stocks), Best Mutual Funds (money.usnews.com/funds/mutual-funds), Best ETFs (money.usnews.com/funds/etfs) and Financial Advisors (http://money.usnews.com/financial-advisors)
Three to five years of reporting and editing experience; reporting background in business or investing
Experience with content management systems
Solid understanding of SEO concepts, Web analytics and social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter
Strong knowledge of investing topics, including stocks, mutual funds and ETFs, as well as retirement issues
The ability to multitask and work on tight deadlines
Good communication skills
Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume and three writing samples.
We are offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision and 401(k) plan.
To apply, go here.