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Business Insider finance editor

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Business Insider is hiring a finance editor to help shape our Wall Street coverage and manage a growing group of reporters. 

Created for the digital generation, Business Insider is the largest business news site in the U.S. and one of the fastest-growing news brands in the world. We embrace the themes of positive change and innovation and use fast, fun, and informative storytelling to cover the business, tech, and finance news stories you need to know to work, play and live better.

Our finance desk covers news ranging from bank c-suite departures to mergers and acquisitions, and we have reporters covering asset management, hedge funds, and the emerging marijuana business. We want someone who is excited about the breadth of these topics, who also isn’t afraid to help reporters dig deep into some tough-to-crack companies. 

The finance editor would be responsible for:

- Editing, fielding pitches, assigning and occasionally writing a range of digital stories including breaking news, scoops, trend pieces and investigations.

- Translating complicated financial topics for a broader audience.

- Growing our audience of Wall Street subscribers by finding creative ways to promote our stories across digital channels. 

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 year of experience covering banks, hedge funds, asset managers and/or financial technology. Any experience managing writers is a plus. 

This is a full-time position based in our New York office. Insider Inc. offers competitive compensation and full benefits packages.

If this sounds like your dream job, APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter telling us why you want to be our new finance editor.


About us:

Insider Inc. is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, and 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news and information that is social and mobile at its core, for an ambitious and curious global audience that grew up with digital. The company launched in 2007, and in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider Inc. reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers and viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of digital topics. Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media and technology conferences. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious and motivated individuals to join our growing team.