Senior Reporter/Content Writer

Employer
PYMNTS.com
Location
02108, Boston
Salary
Up to $55,000 based on experience
Posted
Nov 09, 2017
Closes
Dec 08, 2017
Specialty
Writer
Metro Area
Boston
Duration
Full Time

Senior Reporter / Content Writer (Full-Time)

Do you excel at investigating information, formulating ideas and solutions and presenting them in a compelling way? Are you skilled at writing compelling, fact-based stories and short reports that are accessible to broad audiences -- under daily deadline pressure? We are looking for a talented, multi-faceted team player – an energetic writer who enjoys researching, analyzing information, problem-solving and is skilled at communicating his/her ideas both in writing and orally. The candidate must be a critical-thinker, creative to the core, and possess strong presentation and time-management skills.

Payments or financial services experience is a major plus. Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years journalism/deadline-driven writing experience is required. Master’s in Journalism/Communication or equivalent a plus.

Responsibilities:

  • Summarize key analytical and research findings developed by our analysts and researchers
  • Help develop feature stories and monthly reports on new, exciting trends occurring in the industry
  • Contribute to the understanding of industry trends and monitor the market for new and evolving issues

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Bachelor’s/Master’s in Journalism/Communications or equivalent a plus
  • Minimum 5+ years experience in related role
  • Payments or financial services experience a plus

Skills:

  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Excellent at structuring issues, ideas and concepts and presenting findings (in writing and orally)
  • Ability to manage multiple deliverables and deadlines simultaneously
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Digitally-savvy
  • Basic SEO knowledge
  • Attention to detail
  • WordPress, Word, Pages and PowerPoint
  • InDesign and Excel a plus