Insider seeks assistant editor for personal finance
Insider Inc. is hiring a full-time associate editor to work with freelance writers on our Personal Finance Insider team.
Personal Finance Insider (PFI) produces service journalism about money. We help our readers choose the right bank accounts, save more for retirement, pay off their student loans, buy their first homes, and more. We value creativity, accountability, and diversity of ideas and opinions.
The associate editor will oversee PFI’s freelance coverage, working with a group of over 100 writers to produce essays, opinion/analysis pieces, and reported features. The associate editor will be responsible for soliciting pitches and making assignments on a regular basis, and editing and publishing all freelance stories. The associate editor will work closely with PFI’s senior editor to ensure coverage is inclusive and intersectional, and that our pool of writers reflects the diversity of our readership.
The ideal candidate will be organized, full of ideas, and enthusiastic about working with freelancers. The ideal candidate will also have some experience editing others. This person is flexible and able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced newsroom. They are a team player who is excited about working in an inclusive environment and getting better every day.
Some other skills that would make a candidate successful in this role:
- General knowledge of principles and standards of journalism
- Experience writing and editing
- Some experience managing freelancers a plus
- Commitment to fair and inclusive storytelling
- Commitment to listening to and learning from the freelance writers and Insider colleagues you work with
If this sounds like your dream job, apply here with a single PDF containing your resume/CV and cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this role. Please also include links to two stories you’ve written and two stories you’ve edited in your cover letter.
To apply, go here.