Financial Products Writer and Reviewer

Washington, DC
Mar 17, 2017
Mar 24, 2017
Full Time
Bankrate is looking for an experienced data driven content producer to establish criteria and write content ranking financial products Yeah you will cover deals in the banking investments credit cards and related spaces but we dona t want boring coverage that everyone else has Youa ll also author reviews on offers and be looked to as an innovator in how we produce content about financial products You will be a consumer watchdog establishing metrics readers need to make good financial decisions and youa ll guide them through the process We want rankings of what works and what doesna t and whata s best for consumers You must have experience writing for consumers analyzing data and must clearly understand and closely follow the banking investments and credit cards industries Our staff includes award winning writers and editors who have passion for personal finance Together we want to help readers navigate lifea s financial journey We want you to be or evolve as the authority on financial offers We want you to have a passion for the subject and be willing to give advice and share your experiences with readers And we want you to have a passion for great innovative storytelling across any platform with the desire to keep learning and improving The job can be based anywhere in the United States though ideally in Palm Beach Gardens Florida About the Role Create methodologies capture data points and rank financial products with authority Actively follow the banking and credit card industries and cultivate relationships and sources Respond quickly to breaking news and thrive under pressure Evaluate website metrics to make content decisions Write stories blogs 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 and AP style Represent Bankrate as a spokesperson in Bankrate videos and to other media About You Digital media online reporting experience Excellent research reporting and writing skills Knowledge of excel and related data tools Experience with data gathering and knowledge of financial products Thorough understanding of personal finance Strong knowledge of AP style Bachelora s degree or equivalent experience Currently active in social media Knowledge of SEO and social in relation to content To apply please include resume cover letter relevant links and 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

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