Launch Potato

News and Syndication Writer

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

YOUR ROLE

As a News Writer at FinanceBuzz, you'll produce several high-quality, buzzworthy stories each day quickly and accurately. To succeed in this role, you’ll need to be a self-starter who thrives under tight deadlines and has demonstrated the ability to quickly write engaging news and trending stories about personal finance topics.

The ideal candidate should be comfortable writing across a wide range of financial topics including credit cards, travel, investing, and side hustles. You'll need a knack for finding a unique angle on every news story because you won't settle for turning out the same story as other outlets. Also required: a love of research and a knack for writing highly-clickable headlines that grab the reader's attention.

SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE

  • Writing 5 stories per day (approximately 500-1,000 words each)
  • Ensuring content is accurate and adheres to style and compliance guidelines
  • Demonstrating topical expertise across personal finance topics
  • Identifying trends and newsworthy hooks that will increase views to your content
  • Pitching great ideas that you turn into even more amazing stories
  • Working closely with editors to improve your craft through their feedback
  • 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 writing content that's been published at well-respected outlets
  • 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
  • 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!