Launch Potato

News and Syndication Editor

Full-Time in Delray Beach, FL - Remote OK - Mid Level - Content

YOUR ROLE

As a News & Syndication Editor at FinanceBuzz, you’ll be responsible for crafting high-quality content that helps our readers make smart personal finance decisions that better their lives. You'll need to be comfortable with a fast-paced, newsroom-style content creation process where you'll be assigning a story, editing, and publishing it all within a few hours time.

The ideal candidate is someone chock full of article ideas (an ideation machine!) who can easily come up with dozens of newsworthy, highly-clickable content ideas each week. Also needed: a knack for writing headlines and selecting photos that grab the reader's attention. You'll review analytics frequently to adjust content strategy on the fly and ensure all content is optimized for distribution and monetization.

SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

  • Assigning and editing stories (approximately 5 per day)
  • Ensuring content is accurate and presented in a way that's optimized for clicks and revenue
  • Demonstrating strong editorial judgment and topical expertise across personal finance topics
  • Identifying trends and newsworthy hooks that will increase content distribution on our syndication partner platforms
  • Monitoring analytics to make strategic decisions on what content to create or optimize
  • Working closely with writers to help them deliver their best work through constructive feedback and mentoring
  • Ensuring all content adheres to our style, sourcing, and compliance guidelines
  • Growing and fostering the FinanceBuzz brand as a top destination for personal finance information and education

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • 3-5 years of experience in a digital editor role
  • Expertise in creating content for syndication platforms like Apple News, MSN, and Yahoo
  • Expertise in personal finance topics
  • An ability to work and make decisions independently
  • A clear understanding of content analytics
  • Experience using a CMS to build online content
  • Basic knowledge of HTML a plus

WHO ARE WE?

Founded in 2014 with no external investment, Launch Potato has grown into a leading connector of advertisers to qualified customers. 2x Fortune Best Place to Work,2x Inc. Best Place to Work & 3x Inc. Fastest Growing Company as well as 4x Florida Trend Best Place to Work, needless to say, we take care of our people and work hard!

Launch Potato is a digital media company with a portfolio of brands and technologies. As The Discovery and Conversion Company, we connect advertisers to customers at all parts of the consumer journey, from awareness to consideration to purchase. Launch Potato’s brands and technologies help customers discover new products and services that make their lives better!

Launch Potato is bootstrapped and profitable with unlimited-growth opportunities for high performers, an amazing remote team, and a portfolio of quickly growing businesses. We're a kickass team of innovators passionate about our work and building teams that solve complex problems using smart marketing, excellent engineering, data science, and fun! Check out the perks here!

From Day One, we've been committed to having a diverse, inclusive team and culture. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity company. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Want to make your impact in a profitable, high-growth company? Apply now!