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Editor, Mortgages | Bankrate

Red Ventures

Red Ventures

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Bankrate is looking for an Editor to join our Content Partnerships team, helping to grow our mortgages and home equity coverage for our content partners. This editor will be responsible for assigning content, updating existing stories, editing content from a team of freelance contributors, and collaborating with the editorial and SEO teams on content creation for a major, respected media brand.

The editor should have solid editing skills, as well as strong project management, communication, and content strategy skills. The ability to work well in a team setting is a must.

What You'll Do:

  • Identify, pitch, and edit SEO-optimized articles related to mortgages and home equity
  • Update existing content (guides, comparisons, articles, etc.) for timeliness, accuracy, and compliance
  • Stay up to date on news and trends in mortgages to detect content opportunities
  • Edit content for AP style, brand voice, and tone
  • Check story drafts for errors, typos, and linking opportunities
  • Create, produce, and publish stories in our content management system
  • Work with freelance contributors, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality content
  • Collaborate with the lead editor and editorial/SEO teams to organize and execute content calendars

What We're Looking For:

  • 2+ years of writing/editing experience with consumer-driven, personal finance content
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities while keeping up with fast-paced content production processes
  • Experience meeting deadlines while managing multiple projects
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional peers
  • Knowledge of mortgages and home equity
  • Familiarity with AP style and using content style guides
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices and the ability to incorporate them into content creation and editing
  • Desire to learn and grow within the personal finance editorial space

Additionally, the following benefits are provided by Red Ventures, subject to eligibility requirements.

  • Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Bonding Benefit Program

Who We Are:

Founded in 2000, Red Ventures (RV) is home to a diverse portfolio of industry-leading brands and businesses, strategic partnerships and proprietary technology – including Bankrate, Lonely Planet, CNET, The Points Guy, BestColleges and more. Together, RV helps millions of people worldwide make life’s most important decisions, accelerates digital adaptation, and innovates the online consumer experience by improving every step of the consumer journey – from first discovery of information, throughout the decision-making process, to transactions. Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures employs thousands of people across the US and Puerto Rico, with international offices in the UK and Brazil. For more information, visit https://redventures.com and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

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