Banking and Fintech Writer & Analyst
Compensation: $107,136.67 - $169,860.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
DescriptionPosition at Bankrate.comBankrate is seeking a writer to produce content about consumer banking and the numerous fintech tools changing personal finance. As the lead writer on these topics, you will be an expert in banking and use the new tools to provide useful, explanatory stories to consumers.The banking and fintech beat encompasses topics such as checking and savings accounts, fintech, mobile wallets, debit cards, CDs and money market accounts. You need to love those topics. The ideal candidate will have excellent reporting and writing skills, and experience writing for digital and social audiences.You will be responsible for responding quickly to relevant news events and explaining to consumers how it affects them. Social media experience is essential, as is familiarity with writing for search optimization.The position can be based anywhere in the United States.About the Role* Actively follow the banking and fintech industry and cultivate relationships and sources, plus a desire to try all fintech tools and review how they work.* Respond quickly to breaking news and thrive under pressure.* Evaluate website metrics to make content decisions.* Pitch trending story topics and continually look for ways to push breaking and/or viral stories forward with new angles.* Write stories and related content.* Demonstrate versatility to turn around story ideas very quickly and explore complex topics in long-form enterprising work.* Must be comfortable adapting to changes in evolving industry.* Demonstrate knowledge of SEO best practices.* Represent Bankrate as a spokesperson to other media.About You* Digital media/online/social reporting and writing experience.* Knowledgeable of banking industry.* Thorough understanding of personal finance.* Strong knowledge of AP style.* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.Interested in joining our team? To apply, please include resume, cover letter, relevant links and 3-5 examples of work that demonstrates you can take interesting, unique or fun angles to content. The applications should be digital in their orientation and delivery.Posted by StartWire. Apply now!
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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