Personal Finance Writer | Media Jobs


We are the future. We are over 3,000 colleagues and over 250 brands that speak to 400 million people each month around the world through websites, events and magazines. Not only have we survived over the past two years, but we have thrived, increased our audience share, occupied more top positions, acquired new business and launched new brands.

And we don’t plan to stop anytime soon.

We have ambitious plans that build on our growth momentum and open up new opportunities, and we are looking for talented people who want to be a part of it.

We are looking for a personal finance writer to join our growing wealth team to cover money news and features free money (themoneyedit.com) and a number of lifestyle titles at Future plc.

You must have a strong interest in writing about personal finance, journalistic experience, and the ability to write clearly and concisely to deadlines.

This role may suit a second business owner looking to enter the next challenge in financial journalism.

You will be part of an award winning team and help build digital wealth content for some of the UK’s top brands.

This role could be in our offices in London or Bath.

Basic tasks

  • Help build content around key topics of personal finance and consumer affairs
  • You will be asked to write news, features, explanation and source case studies
  • You have a good nose for news and you will be asked to show the stories/content to the editor
  • You have a strong network that allows you to stay up to date with the latest news, trends and products
  • You need to be confident writing for different types of audiences with different demographics
  • Good understanding and experience of CMS
  • Some experience and knowledge of SEO practice and how to apply it to editorial content
  • And this role will continue to evolve over time, with opportunities increasing as we continue to expand our wealth platform

requirements

What do I need to succeed?

  • Strong interest and understanding in the personal and home finance sector
  • Top-notch SEO experience and ability to demonstrate growth from previous jobs
  • Excellent digital content creator
  • Uncompromising approach to delivery. You’ll be on top of the numbers and see early trends before anyone else
  • Exceptional editing skills that come from a clear understanding of the audience
  • You will have a passion for the data side of web editing and will closely monitor and interpret performance and trends
  • A Ruthless Approach to Success – You’ll be able to combine coming up with transformative ideas with an assertive approach to ensuring they are delivered
  • Great communicator – with both the industry and the broader Future team

Benefits

What will I get in return?

In addition to our standard benefits, we have a number of great perks available to our employees including:

  • Unlimited Paid Vacation (Yes, you read that right!)
  • A share in our success – every employee receives a bonus at the end of our fiscal year
  • Enormous opportunities for learning and development whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business ventures or informal learning lunches and learning hosted by your peers

Our future, our responsibility – the inclusion and diversity of the future

We have a voice and we will use it. We encourage diversity and inclusion not only in our hiring processes, but in everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer and will continue to ensure that our hiring process is bias-free and that our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respectful of all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is grounded in our values ​​and our employees – current and future – are treated with respect and fairness. Find out more about our future, our responsibility on our website.

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