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Managing Editor

The Financial Diet, New York, NY USA

Work at The Financial Diet

Salary: Competitive with benefits

Level: experienced

Duration: full_time


Managing Editor, The Financial Diet

Top-line details:

  • Full-time, salaried employee
  • Salary range: $65K - $85K
  • Target start date August 2020
  • Open to applicants in ~4 hours distance of NYC
  • Competitive pay & access to benefits
  • Flexible work-from-home policy
  • Creatively-driven and growth-oriented role in a quickly-growing, totally-independent media company

This person will:

  • Work closely with the Head of Content to strategically lead and manage the TFD website’s editorial calendar, including sponsored content
  • Manage the ideating, editing, and formatting of 2-3 new TFD articles per weekday
  • Oversee website freelance budget, working with freelancers, pitches, and TFD team members
  • Regularly write original, thoughtful, and shareable content for the TFD website
  • Work with social media and YouTube leads to strategically repurpose and redistribute website content and implement our cross-platform promotional strategies on the TFD website
  • Closely track website analytics and implement strategies to reach short- and long-term growth goals
  • Work with the rest of the content team to produce and strategize TFD’s weekly newsletter

Applicant requirements:

  • 5-7 years of editorial experience with an online publisher, preferably in money, budget lifestyle, career, or other related vertical
  • A solid understanding of TFD’s ethos and core audience, and a keen understanding of the sensitive nature of writing about money
  • Excellent attention to detail, copy editing, and line editing skills
  • A good sense of copy that “works,” and the ability to create eye-catching, engaging headlines
  • Proficiency in WordPress and Google Suite
  • Fluent understanding of Google and platform-specific analytics
  • Substantial project and editorial calendar management experience

To apply:

Please send an email to holly@thefinancialdiet.com with the subject heading “TFD Managing Editor,” and include your resume, portfolio of writing/editing work, and a few sentences about why you want to run The Financial Diet’s website, including a few specific strategies you would implement to improve our current offerings. 

About The Financial Diet

The Financial Diet is a cross-platform media company and premier digital destination for young women looking to talk about money. Our team of eight women work every day leading the conversation around personal finance, and bringing together everything from expert advice on the complexities of financial planning to personal narratives from everyday women reclaiming their relationship with money, and how it intersects with every element of their lives.

The Financial Diet

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