Senior Editor -- Credit Cards

Working from home
Competitive + health, dental, 401k, paid vacation and more
Aug 12, 2016
Editor / Editorial
Full Time

Wise Bread is looking for an exceptional editor to help us create the best credit card articles in the world. Our award-winning content is syndicated to outlets like Yahoo, US News & World Report, Time Magazine, and Kiplinger.


The position is full-time, with great full benefits and very competitive compensation. You’ll be working from home but will get plenty of support (and dog selfies) from our friendly and tight knit staff via online chat rooms.


Duties Include:

  • Come up with compelling, consumer-centric credit card article ideas


    Recruit, manage, and coach a talented stable of freelance credit card writers


    Write compelling headlines and blurbs


    Educate writers and staff on latest credit card industry news and regulations


    Analyze metrics and feedback from syndication partners.


    Respond to media inquiries regarding credit cards



Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2+ years experience editing credit card articles and managing credit card writers.


    Strong expertise and ongoing self-education on all consumer credit card issues.


    Understanding of the strict compliance issues related to credit card content.


    Ability to write friendly-sounding, easy-to-digest, credit card articles. Ability to teach writers to do the same.


    Detail oriented with a passion for accuracy.



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Four-year college degree with formal journalism training and/or degree.


    Familiarity with SEO, affiliate marketing, A/B testing, click tracking, and similar tools.


    Experience with media appearances or relationship with top news media outlets.


    Working knowledge of AP style, html, and online content management systems.



About Wise Bread


Founded in 2006, Wise Bread is the largest independent personal finance blog with over 2.5 million pageviews a month. We’ve won Best of the Web awards from PC Magazine, Kiplinger, MSN, and the AARP.




Full health, dental, and vision benefits, 401(k) with company match, flexible schedules, generous home office reimbursements, paid holidays and vacations, maternity leave, and ability to work in your pajamas!


Why You'll Want to Join Our Team


We work at a flexible pace with no crazy deadlines or “pageview goals” for our editors. Focus is on creating helpful content we can be proud of.

We are a strong team of happy employees who love working with each other. We work together closely and communicate openly. Perhaps that’s why we have the lowest turnover rates in the industry!


To Apply


  • Email with the subject heading: Senior Credit Card Editor.


    Include resume and relevant writing samples (links preferred over attachments).


    Briefly describe your process/philosophy for coming up with credit card article ideas.


    Provide 3 credit card article ideas you think are helpful, compelling, and unique.


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