Personal finance writer

Location
Working from home
Salary
Competitive Annual Salary + health stipend + 100% company paid dental + profit sharing + 401k match
Posted
Apr 16, 2019
Metro Area
Other
Duration
Full Time

WHO ARE WE?

FinanceBuzz, a Launch Potato brand, is growing and seeking new team members to join our talented editorial team. As one of the fastest growing personal finance media companies of 2019, our ethos is financial empowerment with a strong sense of community. We guide our readers to make smart personal finance decisions to help them ‘make moves’ in bettering their lives.

 

THE PERKS

While our headquarters is in vibrant downtown Delray Beach, Florida, we have a unique, international team distributed across several countries, and are a pioneering advocate of remote work. There is a lot to look forward to!

UNLIMITED CAREER GROWTH

  • Work directly with the founding team, 4 Internet Execs who successfully developed and scaled double-digit million dollar online businesses from the ground up
  • Hands-on training & mentorship with unlimited career growth across departments and brands
  • Company-wide profit-sharing

PERSONAL HEALTH & WELL BEING

  • Flexible paid time off policies including an additional 10 paid holidays
  • 6 weeks paid time off for maternity leave
  • Health insurance (stipend), dental insurance (100% covered)

INTERNATIONAL TEAM CULTURE

  • Annual company retreats with the global team
  • High-performing, transparent, and respectful team culture
  • Dog-friendly workplace

 

STILL INTERESTED?

As a Writer at FinanceBuzz, you’ll be responsible for producing high-quality content that helps our readers make smart personal finance decisions that better their lives. You have a wide breadth of personal finance knowledge and can easily adapt to various content types including short- and long-form stories, research studies and reports, SEO-driven content priorities, and timely features without missing a beat. You’ll also use your understanding of how to balance writing engaging, consumer-focused content with SEO best practices in mind. 

 

SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

  • Writing 5-15 stories per week, depending on story type, length, and complexity
  • Helping readers understand credit cards and credit card rewards programs, debt repayment strategies, how to earn/save money, banking, and more
  • Producing precise and engaging stories while maintaining high-quality standards
  • Ensuring existing content stays fresh
  • Identifying trends and timely industry insights, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to help shape content, social, email, push, and PR strategies
  • Responding to media requests and serve as an ambassador of FinanceBuzz as needed
  • Growing and fostering the FinanceBuzz brand as a top destination for personal finance information and education

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • 2+ years of personal finance writing experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of several personal finance topics and a willingness to learn
  • Versatility to tackle a mix of story types including news, SEO, guest posts, etc.
  • Understanding of SEO best practices
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple projects
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to spot industry trends and write about them in a way that’s easy to understand and digest
  • Understanding of social media best practices and how influencer interactions can help build credibility
  • Familiarity with AP style and tools like Google Docs, Asana, and Slack

 

Want to be part of a profitable, high-growth company? Apply now!

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.