Insider is looking for writers
Insider is looking for personal finance writers to produce thorough, well-researched explainers, how-tos, and other evergreen stories on a wide variety of personal finance topics.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Insider Inc. is the global media company behind Business Insider, Insider, and an ever-growing family of brands. Our mission is to inform and inspire the digital generation and become the most influential journalism brand in the world. We reach an audience of more than 375 million users with our stories that command attention and inspire action.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We’re looking for freelance writers with excellent writing, editing, and researching skills who are creative in making complex concepts understandable and accessible to readers from all walks of life. Freelance writers will be tasked with tackling a range of stories, including where to buy Bitcoin, how to write a check, understanding the differences between a traditional and a Roth IRA, and much more.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
- Have a baseline understanding of personal finance, economics, business, and investing
- Are experienced at researching topics thoroughly using primary and secondary sources and understand the importance of attribution in authoritative writing.
- Know how to find subject-matter experts and understand how to interview and quote them in ways to provide meaningful context and perspective that adds weight and credibility to stories
- Have a portfolio of published stories, ideally on personal finance or investing topics
- Are comfortable working with Google Docs
- Can meet deadlines (typical turnaround time is one week)
WHAT TO INCLUDE IN SUBMISSION
If this sounds like your dream job, apply here with a single PDF containing your resume/CV with a link to your portfolio if you have one. Please also include links to three pieces of work with your resume. Tips on what makes a great resume here.
- Starts at $400 and increase depending on the type of story and the amount of work required to produce it
For more information, visit their website.