Business Insider seeks a finance features editor
Business Insider is looking for a superstar editor to build a finance features team that will write high impact, agenda-setting stories about the most powerful firms and people on Wall Street.
The finance features editor should have impeccable news judgement and a keen sense of how to get ahead of the curve on the personalities, power struggles, and key trends that will dominate the conversation on Wall Street. This will be a high-profile role in a newsroom that values creativity, accountability, and diversity of ideas and opinions.
They should have strong communication skills to assign and guide amitous long-term features, as well as the flexibility to run to the news and land competitive stories.
They will be an artful storyteller that can coach reporters on turning a tip or big idea into a must-read for a subscription audience. This person should be well-versed in the art of in-depth reporting, and embrace creative story formats and graphics that can answer the biggest questions readers have in a compelling and informed way.
They will have the opportunity to recruit internal candidates to the team and hire talented reporters that bring new perspectives and skills to the newsroom. They will also have the opportunity to elevate features from other reporters from across the finance team.
Some of the skills that would make a candidate successful in the role:
-Leadership skills to guide and build a team of experienced reporters
-Collaboration skills to work with reporters to develop sourcing, hone their reporting, and identify the documents and data that will take their reporting to the next level
-The ability to see copy through legal review and navigate tough conversations on sensitive stories
-Comfort editing stories on complex financial topics
-Experience reporting and editing
If this sounds like your dream job, apply here with a single PDF containing your resume/CV and cover letter. Please also include links to five pieces of work in your cover letter. If you’re passionate about this role but don’t have 100% of the experience we’re looking for, apply, we still want to hear from you!
To apply, go here.