Editorial Director, Investopedia

Editorial/Content New York, New York


About Your Role

As Editorial Director you will lead our efforts to create the best content and content experiences around financial products, investing tools and trading platforms. Every day, hundreds of thousands of people rely on Investopedia to make financial decisions. They are investors, traders. consumers, savers, entrepreneurs, students, retirees and professionals, just like us. You will be the editorial director making sure we have the most thorough, well researched, reliable and insightful advice to make them smarter and confident to take the next step - whatever it is. You will do this by managing the editorial processes around improving existing content on the site and the creation of new content when needed. You will also help create and maintain the platforms where this content will live on Investopedia to make sure it delivers the best, and most up-to-date user experiences. 

The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of investing and personal finance products and a strong sensibility for creating dynamic user experiences.

About Your Contributions

  • Shape and define editorial strategy around investing and financial products to deliver the highest quality and most actionable advice in the category.
  • Project manage the creation, improvement, and updating of thousands of relevant pieces of content.
  • Coordinate a team of freelance and full-time subject matter experts and editors around core topic areas
  • Use data to identify new opportunities for our core channels including editorial gaps, tools, content creation and more.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to help drive content experiences including SEO, email, design, social and product.
  • Work with PR and Communications team to amplify content launches and experiences

About You 

  • 6+ years of work experience in personal finance and/or investing publishing.
  • Excellent project management skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Strong editorial skills and keen sense of what content works well online in investing and finance.
  • Demonstrated experience working with freelance editors and writers to create great content at scale.
  • Solid understanding of how to identify and create the best possible content on a particular topic.
  • Self-starter who can develop scrappy solutions to solve challenges impeding your roadmap.  
  • Strong desire to help make people smarter in their financial lives.

About Us

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication. Our brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Investopedia, Lifewire, Byrdie, MyDomaine, TripSavvy and ThoughtCo.

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.