Editorial Assistant

Beacon Street Services
Baltimore, MD
Jun 12, 2021
Jun 29, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Overview: The Navellier franchise, the longest running franchise at InvestorPlace, is currently looking for an Editorial Assistant. The franchise has grown significantly in recent years, in both subscribers (we have over 80,000!) and newsletter products, and now were looking to expand our editorial team, too.We are looking for someone who loves to write, edit, research, and is happy to act as support for the editorial team. Also, someone comfortable with spreadsheets, math basics, and data entry. This is a very numbers-driven franchise, so comfort with Excel and Google spreadsheets is a must, as we use these tools daily to track performance.An average week typically includes nine pieces of fulfillment. We publish five different paid newsletters and four free articles. In addition, we write, edit, and publish special reports, build and send e-mails to our subscribers, post to social media, and keep track of our stocks using Excel and Google spreadsheets. We also work hand-in-hand with our marketing department to ensure that campaign editorial fulfillment promises are met. You will play an integral role in all of these areas.While preferred, you do not need a background in the financial markets. We will happily teach you the ins and outs of the financial markets, so long as youre willing to learn. Responsibilities: Provide copyedits in a timely manner for copy ranging from 500 words to 5,000 wordsWrite at least one article per week and assist with social media posts via Twitter and FacebookRespond to inquiries from our Member Services teamPost content to our paid and free sites with WordPressSend content to subscribers with Exact TargetRegularly update track records using Excel and Google spreadsheetsUse basic HTML to build/edit e-mail templatesResearch trends and topics for both paid and free fulfillmentProvide additional support for the Managing Editors and Senior Managing Editor. Qualifications: 0-3+ years of professional experienceBachelors Degree in Liberal Arts, English, Journalism, or related degree is preferred by not requiredDemonstratable experience editing the written wordStrong writer who can brainstorm new, engaging topicsExperience working with WordPress preferredStrong interest in writing, interest in the financial markets is a plusExcellent time management skillsAbility to multitask and shift gears quicklyAbility to work in collaboration with a team as well as independentlyComfortable working remotelyStrong math skills, particularly with percentagesBasic HTML knowledgeExperience with Excel is a mustSedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standingVisual acuity for reading and using the computerAbility to hearAbility to freely move about the officeAbility to use the phone/computer/keyboard/mouse/general office equipment for extended periods of timeAbility to communicate with others in order to exchange informationFluency in the English languageAbout UsInvestorPlace is one of the largest, smartest, fastest moving financial publishers on the planet.Started over 40 years ago, we publish detailed research and recommendations for self-directed investors, financial advisors and money managers.The InvestorPlace business model is very straightforward: We publish our ideas (via a subscription model) with the aim of enriching and educating investors. If we do our jobs well, our customers stick around. Its a simple, transparent business model investors have loved since the 1970s.InvestorPlace editors and analysts have varied backgrounds in the financial industry. They have worked as hedge fund managers, financial advisors, and securities analysts.Many of the worlds top media outlets have taken notice of our ideas over the years. The work of our analysts has been profiled in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Bloomberg, Time, MarketWatch, Barrons and USA Today.Inside our companys DNA, youll find a relentless focus on respectfulness, hustle, hard work, adaptability, clear communication, data analytics, open mindedness, and creativity.Take a virtual tour of our Baltimore, MD office here.Our commitment:As an employer committed to equal opportunity and a diverse workforce, all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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