Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Postal Code: 20007
Job Category: Online | New Media
Employment Type: Full time
U.S. News & World Report is seeking an Editor to assist in the creation of investing editorial content, with a consumer advice angle that helps people make smarter decisions when it comes to stocks, funds, portfolio management, retirement investing, real estate investing and more. This full-time position requires solid editing and writing skills as well as a keen interest in audience engagement across different platforms such as social media and newsletters. The ideal candidate should be able to work with a team that would include other editors, writers, producers, freelancers, developers and product team members. A background in either business news or personal finance is a must. This position is located in our Washington, D.C. office.
Be an essential part of a team that recruits freelancers and bloggers to generate content with a consumer-advice focus.
Successfully juggle the editing and production of SEO-rich enterprise content.
Edit investing stories from staff writers and contributors.
Contribute to the editing and production of newsletters.
Generate story ideas and write occasionally.
Contribute to guiding investing content strategy.
Work closely with product and design teams as well as with our tech developers on new and ongoing initiatives.
Three to five years of editing experience, preferably in an online news environment.
Knowledge and experience with business news and investing topics.
Strong understanding of SEO.
Familiarity with content management systems, web production, social media and newsletters.
Excellent collaboration and communication skills.
Experience working with and managing freelancers and writers preferred.
College degree or equivalent.
Applicants must provide a cover letter and résumé.
We are offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision and 401(k) plan.