Industry Dive seeks a payments reporter

December 9, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

We’re looking for a sharp Reporter to be a part of our Payments Dive publication. You’ll regularly write business, financial and regulatory stories on payments industry companies, including breaking news briefs, earnings-related pieces and in-depth original stories. The job will give you an opportunity to build a beat in the burgeoning payments arena. You’ll assist in editing stories and the newsletter, cultivate relationships with sources and collaborate with a team of experienced journalists. This position reports to the Lead Editor.

What can you bring to the table:

    • A track record of strong writing and reporting skills and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced news environment. Experience in business, financial services, payments and/or fintech reporting is highly preferred.
    • An ability to interpret and analyze business concepts and major news stories, including financial reports and government regulations.
    • An ability to build relationships with industry, government and other sources and grasp complex subjects related to the payments industry.
    • Strong digital news knowledge and aptitude.
    • Deadline-oriented time management skills; an ability to turn around stories on tight deadlines, including breaking news coverage.
    • Proficiency in social media platforms.
    • A bachelor’s degree or graduate degree  in journalism, English or similar field.
    • At least 3 years experience writing and reporting.

What you’ll do:

    • Play a key role in contributing excellent news stories to the Payments Dive web site and daily newsletter, and work with the rest of the team on assignments and editing in a collaborative fashion.
    • Help identify key industry storylines we can own.
    • Pitch and execute standout pieces on breaking news in the industry, as you follow timely payments topics and broader trends.
    • Track analytics to gauge what stories are resonating with readers.
    • Work with the Payments team in a growing newsroom that encourages innovative and creative projects.
The salary range for this role is $55,250 – $75,000 based on experience.
To apply, go here.

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