The Hired Guns are seeking a highly skilled Breaking Finance News Editor to lead a team of reporters that consistently deliver the best in breaking business news stories for one of the nation’s top-ranked financial news platforms.
The Nitty Gritty
The backstory on the organization and why they need to hire you!
This premier financial news platform is looking for an experienced Breaking Finance News Editor to lead a world-class editorial team focusing on the stock market and public companies. This site is a historically trusted source for breaking financial news, investment trends, and stock analysis, and they’re currently pivoting their editorial mission. That’s why the search is on for an energetic and motivated leader who’s going to usher in a new wave of diversified and elevated breaking news content. In this role, you’ll help pioneer a brand-new editorial vision, build out your own portfolio, and help develop a world-class breaking news team.
How you’ll know if you’re a fit…
You wake up excited to read the latest finance news and tune into trusted advice on recent stock market trends and analysis. You’re excited by the prospect of leading a breaking news team in journalistic excellence and helping transform a storied financial news institution. You possess a comprehensive understanding of the financial markets and how both fundamental and technical data are used to make investment choices.
You have a BA/BS degree in journalism, English, or a related field. You have 4 to 6 years’ experience in print or online journalism at a recognized news organization. Prior breaking news editing experience and a proven track record in developing and motivating reporters are must-haves. Strong editorial, communication and multitasking skills are a given. The dealbreaker: You need to be a morning person since you’ll be covering breaking news 7AM-4PM EST weekdays and you must be comfortable working weekends with little supervision. You got this!
The Inside Skinny
Why you should quit your job right now and join this organization!
Do you value journalistic excellence on every level and live for the adrenaline of a breaking newsroom? Are you excited to expand your own editorial chops and drive a breaking news team to soaring success? Are you ready to help transform an editorial mission within a famed newsroom at a trusted institution? If you answered “yes” to all three, then we really want to talk!
The Hired Guns does not and will not discriminate in considering and referring candidates for employment, or in its treatment or advancement of its employees, and will not tolerate harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.