Finance Editor for Small Business Publication - REMOTE OK

FitSmallBusiness.com - United States (30+ days ago)4.9


Marc Waring Ventures, the company behind the small business resource website FitSmallBusiness.com, is seeking a full-time Finance Editor to join our editorial team.

Founded in 2013, FitSmallBusiness.com is read by over 1.5 Million small business owners and managers each month. We are a fast growing, profitable NYC-based startup with more than 40 full-time US-based staff, with headquarters across the street from Grand Central. This position is open to remote work.

The Position

The Finance Editor will manage a team of full-time staff writers, assign and edit their articles, and drive the content plan for our growing and lucrative finance section.

This role, and our company, offer a unique opportunity to the right candidate looking to advance with a digital content operation that’s expanding while others contract. Over the last four years, our business has grown from two partners working out of coffee shops to over 70 employees located across the globe.

We are profitable with a proven revenue model, and we offer the chance to expand your skills by working with our business development and marketing teams alongside your editing duties. It’s a stepping stone for a seasoned finance editor ready to move beyond the daily editorial calendar.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managinga team of writers - Manage 4-5 writers covering small business finance, with topics rangingfrom improving credit scores to SBA loans to how to buy commercial real estate for your business.
  • Building aggressive content plans - Work with our Chief Content Officer, Head of Finance and writers to develop quarterly and annual content plans to that expand our coverage into new areas.
  • Generating revenue - Coordinate with our business development team to facilitate the placement of affiliate partners in our content, while also serving as a check on our commitment to editorial integrity.
  • Finding and growing our audience - Working with our marketing team to identify the right audience for our content and make sure our articles are optimized to reach the people who are most impacted by it.

You should have a great network of sources from either covering or working in the finance world. You are passionate about teaching our eager readership how to make their small businesses succeed.

We’re looking for an ambitious editor ready for the next stage of your career, to gain experience on broader business operationswhile continuing the editorial work you love.

Sound awesome? Then this is the job for you.

Qualifications for success:

  • You have a minimum of 5 years of writing and editing finance content.
  • You have experience working with writers and generating great content while developing their skills.
  • You are high energy, and passionate about helping small businesses succeed.
  • You are comfortable working in a startup environment, where things change quickly.

What we offer you:

  • A comprehensivehigh qualityhealth plan.
  • 401K plan with matching
  • An open-minded, collaborative workplace, which will both challenge you and celebrate your work
  • The opportunity to work with bright, interesting, enthusiastic colleagues.

Job Type: Full-time