Have an impressive talent for writing or blogging? Enjoy crafting creative, lively articles that make people want to read? Excited by the idea of working at a rapidly growing, profitable startup?
Taylor Media is looking for a full-time, experienced journalist or blogger to write for The Penny Hoarder, a popular website about interesting ways to make and save money.
You should have at least 3-5 years of full-time writing experience in the journalism or blog worlds. While we’ll expect you to brainstorm lots of ideas for articles, you should also be comfortable executing assignments on topics we choose.
We operate much like a traditional newsroom, with a focus on high-quality content, and we also integrate sponsored posts to share relevant brand messages with our readers.
We’re looking for someone who…
Understands web culture and best practices
Enjoys brainstorming topic ideas, including posts with newsy angles
Has advanced ability to research,interview, cultivate sources and develop a beat
Can write in a fun, informal voice that engages readers
Can write effectively in different forms and structures, including narrative
Collaborates well with other writers and editors and can work as a team
Has a basic understanding of SEO and social media
Is hardworking and willing to pitch in with other responsibilities as needed
Brings a positive attitude and enthusiasm to the office
Has knowledge of or is interested in couponing or personal finance (not required but a bonus)
Has a basic knowledge of web analytics (also not required but a bonus)
While your primary responsibilities will be brainstorming ideas and writing articles, you’ll also have an opportunity to learn about other aspects of this web-based business, including how to scale a blog into a digital media empire and best practices for monetizing a website. We work hard and play hard, and we’re hoping you will, too!
About Taylor Media
Taylor Media is a digital media startup based in beautiful and walkable St. Petersburg, Florida. We run The Penny Hoarder, a blog about interesting ways to earn and save money that sees about 12 million monthly unique visitors. Our goal is to provide valuable, relevant tips and inspirational stories that help readers put more money in their pockets.
We’re bootstrapped and profitable, have a small team and a gorgeous office, and promote a fun startup culture that offers our employees room to learn and grow.
Perks of joining us include: Full health insurance coverage, three weeks of vacation time plus seven paid holidays, unlimited sick days, retirement plan, parking and communications reimbursement, option to work from home one day a week, and occasional travel to relevant conferences. Plus, we have a beer fridge, a shuffleboard table and healthy office snacks.
If you found this job on Indeed or another website, please navigate to our website to apply, so you can answer our application questions. You can read more about what it’s like to work with us at http://thepennyhoarder.com/careers.