SMB, Personal Finance Editor

International Buiness Times - New York, NY

Full-time | Contract

IBTimes is looking for an experienced editor that can build up long-tail SMB and evergreen reference content that is on brand and SEO friendly. Successful candidates will be expected to forge a strategy and roadmap that will identify and target areas within the SMB world for an aggressive ramp-up of high-value, evergreen content.

Additionally, the editor will be in charge of recruiting a global contract/ freelance team to build the content.

Possible topic areas include:

  • Accounting
  • Human resources
  • Management
  • Money and debt
  • Technology
  • etc

All content will be for a US audience on our US website.

Proven experience with ideating and driving evergreen content creation in the SMB and/or personal finance areas are a must. Also deep experience in managing a team of freelance writers and website management is important. The job is as much getting into the nuts and bolts of running a site as engaging with the management team, interpreting and executing their vision for the site.

  • At least 5 years of editorial experience
  • At least 3 years experience as a manager or team leader contributing to or driving a multi-vertical content strategy
  • At least 3 years hiring, building and managing teams
  • At least 3 years experience creating successful and engaging SMB, and personal finance, content
  • A deep understanding of the landscape and an understanding of how to identify pre-trending topics that will appeal to readers
  • A passion for SMB / entrepreneurial health, wellness, and powerful storytelling
  • A solid understanding of SEO and social best practices
  • An understanding of how to optimize content for success on different platforms
  • Experience creating and/or editing a consistent volume of monthly content while meeting budget
  • Experience shaping verticals and larger brand experiences

Applications without cover letters will be ignored

IBTimes is a multi- award winning publication, including multiple SABEWs and Deadline Club awards. Published in several key markets, IBTimes reaches over 30M readers per month.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • relevant: 5 years (Required)

Contract Length:

  • More than 1 year

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Additional Compensation:

  • Commission
  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location
  • Fully Remote

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity