Posted On: November 5, 2015

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Time Inc.

Company Description

Time Inc. is one of the largest branded media companies in the world. The company reaches more than 130 million people globally each month across multiple platforms, with influential brands like Time, People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Real Simple, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine and Wallpaper.
Time Inc. is home to celebrated events and franchises including the Fortune 500, Time 100, People's Most Beautiful, Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year, Essence Festival in New Orleans and the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen.

Job Description

The Reporter will cover a wide range of personal finance topics for, a fast-growing personal finance site that launched last June and is the digital arm of Money magazine. The reporter will pitch, report, and write stories for the web that help people understand what’s happening in the economy, markets, and business world; how it will affect their finances in the short- and long-term; and what they can and should do about it. Outstanding research and writing skills are required.

You Will:

Spend approximately half your time contributing to a joint Time/Money/Fortune high-volume, fast-paced money/personal finance/business publishing desk, with focus on areas of interest to the Money audience
Develop beat-level expertise in a personal finance area with aim of generating in-depth news and analytical pieces
In addition to reporting and writing original text posts, help tell stories in other forms like galleries, info graphics, and video
Manage multiple assignments in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
Help drive traffic to the site with high-quality ideas and content that is also highly shareable
Help craft and produce content for web that is highly optimized for social media sharing and SEO

You Are:

A Multitasker: People who’ve worked with you before would say you have grace under pressure. You’re used to managing multiple projects and deadlines while still being precise.
An Ideas Person: You are naturally creative and enjoy brainstorming. When you look at a story in the headlines, you can see 10 more angles to cover in it. You also think bigger: Packages, franchises, partnerships and more.
A Dogged Reporter: You’re eager to sink your teeth into a beat, develop sources, and ply those sources for unique stories that haven’t been covered before or new angles on old stories. You’re a natural skeptic, who’s always thinking,

“What’s this person’s agenda?"

Passionate about Money's Personal Finance Focus: You intuitively understand the deeply emotional side of personal finance issues ranging from spending and retirement planning to debt and college savings.

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