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Deputy Editor, Consumer Finance (Remote)

Company: Forbes Advisor
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description

Forbes Advisor is a new initiative for consumers under the Forbes Marketplace umbrella that provides journalist- and expert-written insights, news and reviews on all things personal finance.

We're dedicated to helping turn aspirations into reality. We do this by providing consumers with the knowledge and research they need to make informed financial decisions they can feel confident in, so they can get back to doing the things they care about most.

Job Description

Forbes Marketplace is looking for an editor with consumer finance writing and editing experience to join the Forbes Marketplace team as Deputy Editor.

The consumer finance team covers a wide swath of topics including the latest news on federal policy, personal finance, consumer spending, savings and debt-all with an eye on how it affects the reader. We want to help guide our readers to make the best choices through engaging stories and data- and SEO-driven journalism. If you're looking for challenges and opportunities similar to those of a startup with the benefits of a seasoned and successful company, then read on:

Responsibilities:
--- Help the lead editor build and scale consumer finance's content efforts, including managing the day-to-day content workflow
--- Help the lead editor create tools (e.g. calculators) and collaborate with SEO to generate ideas for evergreen content
--- Keep track of content performance to determine what stories to update or optimize
--- Find, recruit, and set up new freelancers. Train and support freelancers on how to use Forbes tools and style guides
--- Monitor events and issues that impact our readership
--- Brainstorm and create assignments for freelancers that include evergreen stories, explanatory stories, how-tos and product reviews. This includes new stories and updating existing stories in our archive
--- Developmentally edit, proofread, fact-check, copy edit and fact-check a high volume of stories
--- Build methodologies to rate and rank related products and services for best-ofs

Requirements:

--- At least 2 years experience in personal finance journalism
--- 3-5 years of experience in online journalism
--- Demonstrably strong understanding of the consumer finance space
--- Experience with SEO best practices, willingness to learn and expand SEO skills
--- Extremely organized and detail-oriented
--- Nimble and open to quick changes in strategy

Perks:

--- Competitive compensation package
--- Ability to work remotely
--- Unlimited vacation

Qualifications

Additional Information

Forbes Marketplace provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Forbes Marketplace provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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