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Personal finance journalist

All | London, United Kingdom | Full Time

Job Description

Personal finance journalist loveMONEY

Job Summary

loveMONEY, the rapidly-growing personal finance and investing site, is looking for a promising journalist to join the team and write content that’s so much more than just rehashing press releases.

Suitable for someone wanting to make the move on from their first or second role in journalism, you’ll be asked to write and edit thoughtful, consumer-focused personal finance news, features and opinion pieces for an online audience.

Sound of interest? Here’s a bit more about the role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write features, guides, news items and opinion pieces for the site
  • Generate ideas for individual articles as well as broader themes
  • Sub and upload copy from freelance journalists
  • Put together email newsletters and assist with running social media accounts
  • Use SEO techniques to ensure copy is optimised where appropriate
  • Assist with maintaining PR relationships and represent loveMONEY in the wider industry

To do this role, you’ll need to be/have...

  • Some experience of working in personal finance and investing
  • At least two years’ experience as a journalist
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • An understanding of SEO best practice and using social media to engage users
  • Experience of using a content management system would be a plus (full training on our system will be provided)
  • Excellent project/time management, organisational skills and attention to detail

 

To apply

If this sounds like your ideal job, please submit your application online via this site.

Please make sure you include your CV, salary expectations, a detailed cover letter stating why you believe you have the right skills and experience for this role, along with recent examples of your work (e.g. links to recent and relevant online publications you have worked for).

Please also suggest three ideas for brilliant stories that you believe would be attractive to the loveMONEY, complete with both an SEO headline and a site-level headline, a short summary of the idea and why it would be successful.

This can be included at the bottom of your cover letter.

LoveInc is the fast-growing UK publisher of award-winning lifestyle inspiration and advice sites including loveMONEY.com, loveFOOD.com, loveEXPLORING.com and lovePROPERTY.com.

Its content is ready by millions in the UK and in over 40 countries worldwide. We offer a very competitive salary, bonus scheme and a comprehensive benefits package.