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Business Insider strategy reporter

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Business Insider's Strategy vertical strives to help readers be their best selves: professionally, financially, and personally.

Part of that mission is helping readers better understand the news through posts and articles about big personalities, fascinating relationships, and pervasive cultural trends.

Business Insider is hiring a Strategy reporter to make that happen.

Remember when Arby’s sent sandwiches and a puppy to its biggest troll? Do you get a kick out of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett’s 30-year friendship? Did you instantly retweet the kid who ignored Justin Timberlake at the Super Bowl?

These are the types of stories we want to break down, dive into, and share with readers through this role. 

We’re looking for someone who’s hungry for news, fluent in memes, and an unabashed celebrity spectator; someone whose eyes are always open for the next cool story and who can move fast to make that story happen. This person is energetic, positive, and excited about taking assignments.

We will consider candidates at various experience levels, but the ideal candidate should:

• have a degree in journalism or experience writing for a news outlet, preferably at a digital publication

• have excellent reporting and writing skills, and the ability to write quickly

• have a knack for telling stories in a relatable and compelling way

• have a demonstrated social media presence

• be ready to write a mix of articles, including short, bite-sized points of news and advice, while also working on reported medium-length and long-form features

If this sounds like your dream job, APPLY HERE with your resume, cover letter, and links to your work.

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


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.