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Senior Editor

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Smartasset is seeking an experienced editor to manage, coordinate and edit personal finance content from a team of in-house and freelance writers. The ideal candidate has a passion for personal finance education and data-based decision making, has produced content for a digital audience with a focus on SEO and  possesses strong editing and writing skills.


As Senior Editor You Will:

• Assign and edit staff copy

• Manage a team of in-house and freelance writers

• Understand and implement the latest SEO best practices for all content

• Analyze engagement data and utilize to optimize copy and overall content strategy

• Consistently work to improve SmartAsset’s content

• Shepherd content from creation through publish

• Follow trends and news in the financial tech and consumer finance industries


Skills, Experience and Knowledge Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree from a top university, preferably in journalism or business

• 5+ years experience as an online editor and writer

• Previous experience in personal finance, especially credit cards, mortgage or retirement/taxes is preferred 

• Familiar with data analytics platforms like Google Analytics and

• Experience with data driven and research-heavy articles

• Experience with Content Management Systems (WordPress) and SEO best practices

• Capable of balancing multiple priorities with minimal oversight

• Strong background in headlines, social media and audience engagement

• Ability to create well-written content in a timely and consistent manner


Perks of Working at SmartAsset:

- Help share information that brings real positive impact to people’s lives

- Medical, Dental, 401(k) and take-as-you-need vacation policy

- Fun work environment with passionate colleagues

- Lunch included Monday, Wednesday and Friday

- Regular team social activities

- Meritocracy! We reward the awesome



About SmartAsset:

SmartAsset is a venture-backed, Y Combinator company with over 30 million users and growing fast. We use our patent-pending financial modeling technology to provide accurate, interactive answers to important personal finance questions. We are a consumer advocate, recommending specific strategies so people can make smarter decisions and save money. We have been covered by over 50 publications, including The New York Times, TechCrunch, Fast Company and US News and World Report.