Journo Jobs seeks a credit card editor

February 18, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

Money is looking for an editor to oversee our coverage of credit cards.

The average American has four credit cards — and no wonder — these offer a dizzying array of perks and rewards. But for millions Americans, they also hold out the possibility of financial peril, an easy way to wrack up thousands of dollars of high-interest debt. This editor should understand the credit-card space inside and out and instantly be able to evaluate the latest deals in order to help consumers pick a card that’s right for them. You should also be capable of conceiving and executing compelling narrative pieces about how consumers use credit cards.

You will:

Oversee the direction of MONEY’s new credit cards vertical
Help edit MONEY’s collection of ‘Best Of’ credit card pages, which explain the latest credit card offers and guide readers to the products that are right for them
Take complicated subjects and breaking news and translate them into compelling, engaging stories that are understandable, actionable, and interesting.
Be willing to see through and challenge aggressive industry marketing tactics to help readers find products that actually help them.
Tell compelling personal stories — whether profiles of quirky credit card churners or cautionary stories about people who have fallen into debt.
Pitch, report and write stories — quick-turn articles, analysis of breaking news, and features about insurance — for
Work with freelancers and staff reporters to execute the brand vision as it pertains to the credit card space
You have:

At least 4-7 years of editing experience, preferably in digital journalism.
A passion for informing consumers in a way that will help them improve their financial lives
Experience covering the credit card industry or another area of personal finance

To apply, go here.

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