About Us:

SmartAsset is a leading online destination for financial advice that powers SmartAdvisor, the largest marketplace connecting consumers to financial advisors and financial products. Reaching more than 100 million people each month through its educational content and personalized calculators and tools, SmartAsset’s mission is to help people make smart financial decisions. Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in 2021, SmartAsset recently closed a $110 million Series D round, valuing the company at over $1 billion. SmartAsset was also named to Y Combinator’s list of Top 100 Companies of all time, 2021 Best Financial Planning Technology Company in New York by Wealth & Finance International, and Forbes’ list of America’s Best Startup Employers in 2020.

About You:

We are looking for a personal finance writer to join our growing team and help us further our mission of helping people get better financial advice. The ideal candidate will have experience writing personal finance content (preferably including investing, retirement and financial planning topics), as well as a journalism background and an enthusiasm for collaboration. 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 2-5 years relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university
  • Journalism background strongly preferred
  • Detail-oriented with outstanding writing, editing and fact-checking skills
  • Experience with data-driven and research-heavy articles
  • Able to create well-written, comprehensive and accurate content in a timely and consistent manner
  • Able to take ownership of an article from start to finish
  • Familiar with Content Management Systems like WordPress
  • Past work in personal finance topics like financial planning, investing, retirement, and taxes
  • Experience in writing for a search audience, with a basic understanding of SEO best practices
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Perks:

  • Virtual happy hours and team social activities
  • Generous benefits package with cost of some medical and dental plans covered at 100%
  • 401(k) plan with match that immediately vests
  • Professional education reimbursement program
  • Paid Parental Leave

 

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