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Media, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
 
   
 
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JOB DETAILS
 

ABOUT THE TEAM AND ROLE

theSkimm is hiring an experienced editor to contribute to our mission of helping millennial women make smarter money decisions. The senior finance editor will oversee day-to-day operations of the Skimm Money team & report to the Deputy Managing Editor, Finance.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

  • Translate financial jargon & break down complex financial topics using theSkimms unique voice & editorial approach
  • Brainstorm & approve a consistent output of timely & evergreen financial web content
  • Run pitch meeting & edit the Skimm Money weekly newsletter
  • Work with the news, video, audio, & social teams to create the right financial content for each Skimm platform
  • Represent Skimm Money & contribute ideas & content for cross-team initiatives, including tentpole campaigns & events
  • Look for new ways to deliver engaging financial content for millennial women

WHAT WERE LOOKING FOR

  • 7+ years of experience in financial writing & editing; 3+ as an editor
  • Solid understanding of financial news, markets, econ, & personal finance topics
  • Strong journalistic judgment with a specific eye for fact-checking standards
  • Ability to create actionable content with a specific target audience in mind
  • Excellent attention to detail & ability to work autonomously
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment, with an ability to anticipate & respond quickly to change
  • Passionate about theSkimm's mission & ability to write in theSkimm's voice

WHAT WOULD SET YOU APART

  • Experience managing a team
  • Experience with financial content targeting millennial women
  • Experience working on newsletters

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Comprehensive insurance plans, commuter benefits & 401(k) starting on your first day
  • Competitive salary & equity packages
  • Flexible vacation policy & generous holiday observances
  • One Medical Membership
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Complimentary access to theSkimms growing suite of membership products 
  • The opportunity to be part of a values-driven, hardworking & diverse group of people building a membership company that makes it easier to live smarter

ABOUT THESKIMM

theSkimm is a mission-driven digital media company giving millennial women the information they need to live their smartest lives. Since launching in 2012, theSkimm has become a trusted source for a community of millions of Skimmrs by seamlessly integrating into their existing routines, fundamentally changing the way its audience consumes news & makes decisions. theSkimm's flagship product, the Daily Skimm, remains the fastest-growing newsletter on the market, & the company continues to innovate, finding new ways to Skimm everything from finance & careers to voting, wellness & downtime. theSkimms product suite has expanded to include two top-rated podcasts, Skimm This'' & Skimmd From the Couch, theSkimm mobile app, Skimm Money & Press Pause newsletters, a new virtual course series called SkimmU, & Skimm Studios for innovative in-house video & audio content. theSkimms first book, How to Skimm Your Life, was released in June 2019 & debuted at #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list.

And were not done. By continuing to grow the breadth of theSkimm offerings in the lifes necessity categories & expanding our products across events, commerce, customized content & audio, theSkimm ecosystem will become the go-to resource for this generation -- & the ones that follow -- in the most critical areas of their lives. Join us!

This is a full-time role based in New York, NY.

 
 
 
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