Market Realist seeks a finance expert with a knack for punchy finance writing to generate concise, appealing, and topical headlines for our market news and analysis. We publish about 200 must-read articles each day. Your job is to review our analysts' articles before they go to copy editing and update them with SEO-friendly, accurate, and exciting headlines and deks that will increase traffic to our site. For the right candidate, the role will expand into writing about and evaluating investment products.
This position requires a proven understanding of financial markets, SEO expertise, strong writing skill, and an up-to-date understanding of what's going on in the markets.
Our main office is in Manhattan, but this position is open to both local and remote candidates. Applicants must be available to work mornings. Work hours may vary. Full-time work may become available for the right candidate.
-write concise, accurate, and appealing headlines and brief summaries (deks) for our research posts
-follow market news each day to maintain a strong sense of what matters to investors
-attend weekly editing team teleconferences
-flag suspected factual inaccuracies and outdated information in articles
-write compelling reports on investment products (topics assigned)
-a degree in finance and/or journalism
-experience with and demonstrated understanding of SEO principles
-2+ years of experience in a news publishing or finance environment
-English fluency and proven writing skill
-passion for market news and finance
-a secure, reliable Internet connection and suitable computer
Please include a brief cover letter along with a PDF of your résumé in your application. We thank all applicants for their interest.