Senior Content Writer

Employer
PYMNTS.com
Location
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary
Salary, up to 20% Bonus, Strong Medical/Dental, 3 Weeks Vacation
Posted
Oct 19, 2018
Metro Area
Boston
Duration
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.

A bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of journalism/deadline-driven writing experience is required. Our ideal candidate will have a background in payments and/or financial technology.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the Managing Editor in sourcing, researching, and writing thought-provoking pieces on the payments and commerce industry
  • Conduct interviews with executives, cover breaking news, and develop in-depth content that is read daily by tens of thousands of viewers on PYMNTS.com
  • Liaise with analysts, copyeditors, designers and client services to help contribute to the daily production of editorial content
  • Contribute to the understanding of industry trends and monitor the market for new and evolving issues
  • Manage deliverables to a timely, consistent schedule

SKILLS

  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • 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

BENEFITS

PYMNTS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that rewards results handsomely. This package includes a competitive base pay and bonus potential, paid health/dental plan, matching 401(k) and a generous vacation package.

PYMNTS is conveniently located in the Financial District of downtown Boston.  This position can be remote if candidates are not in the Greater Boston area.

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