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Assistant Editor

Company: MarketWise Solutions
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:
-Do you check r/WallStreetBets as much as you check the Associated Press Stylebook? -If so, the Assistant Editor position could be right for you. -InvestorPlace.com has long been a hub for high-quality investment and market analysis with a longer time horizon (think, "Best dividend stocks for the next decade"). As more people sought out our advice and guidance, we expanded our coverage to include what's happening in the markets each day (think, "Why did Bitcoin drop today?" and "What does the latest news from GameStop mean?")We want to entertain and educate our readers with smart, actionable and data-backed market analysis. We also want to tell our readers what's happening in the markets in real-time and why it matters for their portfolios. To make all of this happen, we need thoughtful and timely editors. -This position will support our editorial team in publishing both long-term investment analysis and real-time market coverage. In practice, this means the Assistant News Editor will be responsible for editing 4-6 breaking news briefs a day as well as 1-2 gallery articles or longer-form pieces that provide in-depth takeaways to a retail audience. -Ideal candidates will be editors with a sharp eye for grammar and style and an understanding of SEO. We are looking for someone eager to dive into a high-volume position, edit quickly and beat competitors to market.InvestorPlace.com is a fast-growing site that has reached as many as 13 million monthly users, and the Assistant Editor will help us reach even more. -We realize everyone works differently and might thrive in different work environments. That's why we offer a flexible work structure that permits remote, in-office and hybrid structures. At InvestorPlace, we value promoting a healthy work/life balance with flexibility for appointments, kids or whatever might come up that you need to tend to.

Responsibilities:
Edit 4-6 Today's Market articles a day, with each running at about 450 words. We expect you to prioritize quality, timeliness and SEO, making sure writers communicate what happened in the market and why it matters.Edit 1-2 gallery articles a day, with each running at about 1,200 words. We expect you to prioritize quality, accuracy and SEO, making sure writers communicate their investment thesis clearly and back up their assertions with data.Collaborate with freelancers and in-house writers to publish their best work possible.Contribute to daily news conversations and weekly pitch sessions. The Assistant Editor should have a robust news diet and be able to speak to top market stories and trends.Participate in broader conversations around audience development and engagement, social media, and news content.

Qualifications:
0-3 years of editorial experience. Both experienced professionals and recent graduates are invited to applyDemonstrable experience editing the written wordExperience working with WordPress or similar Content Management SystemStrong interest in business and financial news. A solid understanding of the stock market and economics is a plus but not requiredExcellent time management skillsAbility to work in collaboration with a team as well as independentlyExperience or working knowledge of SEO is a plus but not requiredSedentary 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 language - -About InvestorPlace.com -InvestorPlace.com is a leading finance and investing website, providing access to stock picks, options trades, market news, and sharp, actionable and intelligent commentary to 10 million individual investors each month - and we're dead set on growing our audience. Thanks to a suite of investing experts, InvestorPlace.com publishes insightful articles on every corner of the market - from tech stocks and marijuana stocks to mutual funds and ETFs. We're part of a larger organization that treats its companies and employees like family. We're growing fast (our audience has doubled in the past year), and continue to reach a wealthy audience of those who personally manage their investing portfolios. - - -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. -#LI-MH1

Keywords: MarketWise Solutions, Arlington , Assistant Editor, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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