Journo Jobs

Bank Director seeks a director of research

December 10, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

Bank Director, a privately held company founded in 1991, is one of the leading information resources to the financial community, specifically, the CEOs, CFOs, chairs and board members of banks across the United States. Our reach to, and relationships with, officers and directors is without equal in the media/publishing industry.


Bank Director is looking for an experienced, published business writer to develop articles, surveys and research reports in collaboration with clients.  This position reports directly to the Vice President of Research.

Job Responsibilities

We’re looking for a detail-oriented writer and quick learner who can juggle multiple projects, interview CEOs, and use and source data to look for trends and meaningful stories, all with an eye toward turning dry content into a great read. This person will be writing about banking and fintech.  Our preference is for someone with a business-based journalistic background who can work with clients to develop engaging, informative reports and videos that deliver real value to the boards and C-suites that lead the U.S. banking industry. Bank Director retains editorial control over all its sponsored content. Responsibilities include:

  • Managing editorial research projects, including surveys and reports
  • Collaborating with clients and VP of Research to determine project content and scope
  • Gathering data for select research projects, which could include sourcing data from external partners or government websites and could include additional reporting
  • Communicating and collaborating with graphic designer, marketing and web team about project design needs
  • Writing short-form and long-form pieces focused on Bank Director’s research and other topics for, Bank Director magazine and Bank Director’s weekly newsletter, The Slant
  • Ghostwriting sponsored content
  • Developing ideas for new projects and reports
  • Working with clients to produce sponsored video content (no video editing software skills required)
  • Proofing Bank Director content, including its magazine and newsletter
  • Attending and working at our onsite events as needed, which may include travel (10-15%)
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years of experience
  • Journalistic background, with experience writing business-related long-form stories and creating business-related web content
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofing and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in MS Office Suite, including Excel, Google Docs
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and due dates
  • Intellectual curiosity and a willingness to learn new concepts

Benefits & Perks of Working at Bank Director

Our culture is one of collaboration, where individuals look to exceed expectations.  We are a friendly and ambitious team that takes pride in setting and clearing a high bar.  Some of our benefits and perks include:

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Opportunities for development and advancement
  • 15 days of paid time off (PTO) plus additional days throughout the year
  • Paid medical, vision and dental benefits for single employees – and deep discounts for those with spouses/families
  • 3% match for 401(k) based on annual salary, regardless of your contribution, assuming an open account through the company’s retirement plan
  • 20 to 24 hours of paid volunteer time
  • Casual office environment
  • Various employee outings and get-togethers throughout the year

How to Apply

To apply, please email your resume with a short cover letter, as well as some writing samples and other examples of your past work (if applicable) to our Chief Operating Officer, Laura Schield, at

Subscribe to TBN

Receive updates about new stories in the industry daily or weekly.

Subscribe to TBN

Receive updates about new stories in the industry.