Senior Writer/Editor

Posted On: August 31, 2017

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: Axial

Company Description

Coined “Tinder for M&A” by Bloomberg Tech, Axial connects business owners and their advisors to a real-time network of investors, lenders, and buyers for the execution of growth or exit transactions.

Job Description

We're looking for a talented writer/editor to tell interesting, complex stories about the inner workings of M&A deals. Rather than couch our customers' success in financial jargon, we aim to highlight the human and business stories behind every transaction. We’re looking for someone with excellent interviewing skills; previous journalism experience is a major plus. In addition to writing and editing, we’ll also look to you to play a key role in distribution and overall content strategy.

We’re a lean department at a fast-paced startup. The right person for this role will be business-savvy, creative, and detail-oriented, and ideally have past experience working in financial services or related industries.

This role will report to our VP of Revenue and is based in our NYC offices.

Manage our weekly editorial calendar
Write multiple posts and customer success stories every week
Edit other content and collateral including blog posts, email copy, ebooks, landing pages, infographics, case studies, etc.
Maintain relationships and oversee a growing network of outside contributors and freelancers
Oversee content distribution including email newsletters and social media
Brainstorm and execute new large-scale content initiatives to expand our reach at every stage of the marketing funnel

3+ years of experience in a writing or content marketing role
Storytelling skills required, B2B writing experience preferred
BA/BS in a relevant discipline
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong project management, organization, and time management skills
Working knowledge of Google Suite & Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Skills & Attributes
Team player
Ability to own a content project from start to finish
Knowledge of M&A and/or the private capital market landscape is a plus.
Bonus skills: WordPress, Pardot, HTML/CSS, Adobe Creative Suite

Writing Sample(s):

Along with your resume, please include a recent sample of your writing (no more than 2,000 words) that you think best displays your storytelling abilities or journalistic style.

To Apply

Please email with your resume, cover letter, and writing sample.