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Business Insider is looking for a talented freelance writer to pitch, research, & write comprehensive articles, guides, & explainers about products & services in personal finance. You'll be part of the growing Insider Picks commerce team.

Insider Picks prides itself on finding its readers the best products & services from around the web every day. Our readers are savvy professionals, & we want them to understand the best ways to spend their money, & that includes how they bank, how & where they invest, what credit cards they use, & the rewards they earn.

Business Insider generates revenue when readers buy products through our site. You'll be coming on board to help us build out the Insider Picks program, & along the way, be a part of a new field of service journalism. Insider Picks debuted in late 2014 to great success, selling hundreds of thousands of products across many categories.

Responsibilities:

Your job will be to find the very best products & services within personal finance (including investments, mortgages, small business, banking, insurance, & more) & put them into well-researched articles. The content must be based on extensive research, expert reviews, & user reviews. Ideally, you'll also have tested & reviewed these products yourself, although due to the nature of personal finance this is not required.

You must be confident & careful when reviewing products & be able to describe the pros & cons of any item with conviction, while keeping Business Insider's voice, style, & audience in mind.

Responsibilities include:

  • Pitch, write, & produce comprehensive product reviews, articles, explainers, & buying guides.
  • Research personal finance products & services - other than credit cards - that have affiliate marketing programs, & are worth covering.
  • Work with PR & marketing reps for products you choose to cover.
  • Work with the Insider Picks/Business Development team to implement affiliate partnerships.

Qualifications

  • Ability to write impeccable, conversational copy that's smart, engaging, timely, & accurate;
  • Understanding of the affiliate marketing space, specifically as it pertains to your subject matter;
  • Creative, outside-the-box thinker
  • A knack for finding new & interesting products

How to apply:

To apply for the freelance buying guide writer position at Business Insider, please submit the following information:

  • Your resume
  • A cover letter
  • Links to five published pieces
  • A list of five pitches

This is a freelance position that pays on a per post basis. Pay is negotiable based on experience.

 
 
 
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