Editor, CNBC Make It

Posted: 6/20/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


CNBC Digital is looking to hire a talented editor to develop high-quality news and features content for its NYC-based CNBC Make It brand. CNBC Make It is a fast-growing, consumer-friendly website devoted to aspirational content about success, money, work and life.

The Editor will work across the site to assist section editors, copy- and line-edit articles, and to ensure that all written content has proper grammar, voice, context, balance and clarity.

The ideal candidate will have an eye for detail, strong story selection and framing skills, as well as a knack for making complex subjects interesting and relatable.

Responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:Proofreading stories thoroughly and editing copy on deadline Ensuring tone, grammar, syntax and structure of content is in line with editorial strategy Assisting and filling in for section editors as neededDeveloping special projects as assignedHelping grow the CNBC Make It brand and cultivate an engaged audience


• At least 5 years of editing and/or copy-editing experience at a major publication
• Detail-oriented with outstanding communication skills
• Ability to quickly edit complicated financial news stories to ensure they are understandable and relatable for a broad user base
• Demonstrated experience in helping writers and editors improve and tighten copy under news deadlines
• Ability to work quickly and under pressure
• Excellent teamwork skills and strong work ethic

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience
• Passionate about digital storytelling and creating the best user experience online, with proven experience in a creative environment
• Highly motivated and extremely organized
• Ongoing knowledge of and interest in the business world and financial news
• Curious about the world, sees story ideas everywhere, and can’t wait to bring them back to the team

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CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

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