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Writer, Loans | Bankrate

Red Ventures

Red Ventures

Marketing & Communications
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Red Ventures is looking for a talented and insightful Loans Writer who will be responsible for writing educational and transactional content on Bankrate. The Writer will write and refresh content designed to help readers face tough financial challenges. They will also collaborate on editorial projects with editors and SEO team members.

What You’ll Do:

  • Produce high-quality, well-researched content at a strong pace
  • Stay up to date on industry news and trends to identify relevant content opportunities
  • Identify, pitch and write loan-related stories
  • Use SEO best practices and internal documentation to identify the highest-potential content refresh opportunities
  • Conduct SEO research to inform writing work while also collaborating with the SEO team
  • Update existing content (guides, comparisons, news, etc.) for timeliness and accuracy
  • Write following AP style and brand voice and tone
  • Check story drafts for errors, typos and linking opportunities
  • Use Asana, Google Sheets and our Content Management Systems as part of our editorial workflow for tracking and production

What We’re Looking For:

  • 2+ years writing experience
  • Experience with writing loans content. Alternatively, writing bylines at top publications with a strong interest in the loans and personal finance space
  • A high level of passion and subject-matter expertise around the personal loans landscape
  • Deep familiarity and experience with Google’s ever-evolving search landscape, including EEAT and other similar considerations
  • A portfolio of writing samples that showcases attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to adapt quickly to shifting priorities while keeping up with content production pace
  • Experience in meeting tight deadlines while working independently
  • Ability to collaborate with editors, designers, SEO team members, project managers and publishers
  • A strong drive for content creation with a track record for coming up with innovative approaches to complicated topics
  • Working knowledge of SEO best practices for YMYL content
  • Familiarity with AP style and using content style guides


  • Cash compensation range: $50,000 - $80,000*
    • NYC cash compensation range: $50,000 - $96,000
  • Note: actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications, and experience.

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:

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com.
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.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact accommodation@redventures.com.

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