Writer - Financial

Englewood Cliffs NJ
Job Terms:
$36 per hour
Start date:
posted by:
Heather Preston

Job Description:

Job Description:

One of our leading media clients in Englewood Cliffs NJ is looking for an experienced and creative personal finance writer to join a team of professionals delivering deep-dive, high quality news and insight on personal finance. In this role, you will report and write stories that inspire and guide readers through the major financial concerns of their lives, from saving and planning for retirement, paying for college, maximizing Social Security and Medicare, understanding credit and debt, managing their portfolios, advancing in their careers and more.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about storytelling and relish the challenge of rethinking and expanding personal finance coverage.   This writer will have at least 7 years’ experience covering business and financial news. Knowledge of web publishing and the ability to handle deadline pressure is preferred. Editing experienced is a plus.  Experience working in multiple media formats is also a plus. This is a temporary, full-time staff position in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, for approximately 7 months. 

Qualifications :

-7+ years’ experience as a writer and/or editor including the ability to perform in a high-volume, multi-task/deadline oriented environment.
-​Must be highly motivated, extremely organized, detail-oriented, and possess outstanding communication and coordination skills. 
-Proven ability to write accurately and clearly in a fast-paced news environment
BA or college-level equivalent.
Experience at a large online content destination, such as a major online news site or financial newspaper/magazine.
Passionate about storytelling and creating the best user experience online, with proven experience in a creative environment.
Ongoing knowledge of and interest in the business world and financial news.