SMB, Personal Finance Editor

Employer
IBT Media
Location
NYC or anywhere
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 24, 2019
Specialty
Editor / Editorial
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Contract, Full Time

SMB, Personal Finance Editor 

IBTimes is looking for an experienced editor that can build up long-tail SMB and evergreen reference content that is on brand and SEO friendly. Successful candidates will be expected to forge a strategy and roadmap that will identify and target areas within the SMB world for an aggressive ramp-up of high-value, evergreen content. 

Additionally, the editor will be in charge of recruiting a global contract/ freelance team to build the content. 

Possible topic areas include:

  • Accounting
  • Human resources 
  • Management 
  • Money and debt
  • Technology 
  • etc

 

All content will be for a US audience on our US website. 

Proven experience with ideating and driving evergreen content creation in the SMB and/or personal finance areas are a must. Also deep experience in managing a team of freelance writers and website management is important. The job is as much getting into the nuts and bolts of running a site as engaging with the management team, interpreting and executing their vision for the site.

 

  • At least 5 years of editorial experience 
  • At least 3 years experience as a manager or team leader contributing to or driving a multi-vertical content strategy
  • At least 3 years hiring, building and managing teams 
  • At least 3 years experience creating successful and engaging SMB, and personal finance, content
  • A deep understanding of the landscape and an understanding of how to identify pre-trending topics that will appeal to readers
  • A passion for SMB / entrepreneurial health, wellness, and powerful storytelling
  • A solid understanding of SEO and social best practices
  • An understanding of how to optimize content for success on different platforms
  • Experience creating and/or editing a consistent volume of monthly content while meeting budget
  • Experience shaping verticals and larger brand experiences 

 

IBTimes is a multi- award winning publication, including multiple SABEWs and Deadline Club awards. Published in several key markets, IBTimes reaches over 30M readers per month. 

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