Newsweek, Personal Finance Reporter (SEO)

Recruiter
Newsweek
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 Jun 2021
Closes
07 Jul 2021
Industry
Journalist
Sector
Digital, News, Online
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Newsweek is looking for a Personal Finance Reporter to join their SEO editorial team.

The ideal candidate will have experience writing about personal finance, money or business.

We are looking for a versatile journalist to cover topics including mortgages, student loans, savings, retirement, debt, personal wealth, investing, cryptocurrency, budgeting and more. 

A typical day will see you writing search based features and responding to emerging trends as they happen. We want a reporter who can pitch fresh ideas, engage our U.S. audience and make complex subjects relatable.

They will understand the needs of a fast-paced digital newsroom: Hitting the phone for comments and writing clean, accurate copy to short deadlines.

The candidate will be responsible for ensuring high-quality coverage that is accurate, fair, and conforms to accepted standards of journalism.

This is a full-time position with the ability to work from our London Canary Wharf office or remotely from home anywhere in the UK. All staff are temporarily working from home due to the COVID-19 situation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Scour multiple social media for stories and emerging trends
  • Pitch and write several stories each day based on search trends
  • Research and write original stories and features 
  • Check facts and sources and ensure content is of the highest possible standard
  • Work with editors to ensure your work meets house style

Requirements

  • Experience in a reporting role for a reputable organization
  • Experience covering money
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines 

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Google Trends
  • Experience of internal link-building and other SEO tasks  

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