Investment Writer

Content and Partnerships
New York City, New York

Description

Who we are

SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and are well on our way to reaching 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.

The role

We are looking for an Investment Writer to join our Content team. This role will be responsible for researching and writing SEO articles on investing and personal finance topics. The Investment Writer will create content that is relevant, consistent, and customizable in order to help us reach our goal of educating and informing members with independent and fact-based content to help them get their money right.

What you’ll do:

Reporting to the Managing Editor, this role will...

  • Work with cross-functional team (including SEO and Creative) to develop and execute SEO articles on investment and personal finance topics

  • Create contextual and relevant content to serve as key company differentiator and position company as industry and consumer resource

  • Adhere consistently to editorial standards, including voice, tone, perspective and copy guidelines

  • Develop written content (both evergreen and news) to be shared across distribution channels including daily newsletter, app, website, podcast, and social media

  • Integrate visual elements (including video, graphics, and images) to produce comprehensive and actionable content

  • Understand the customer journey to inform content opportunities, ultimately removing barriers to conversion

  • Stay on top of news and laws surrounding investment topics

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 2-5  years of experience

  • Strong understanding of personal finance (especially investing)

  • Journalism background strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of SEO

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver factual and engaging content on tight deadlines

  • Mastery of grammar

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Why you’ll love working here

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits

  • Generous vacation and holidays

  • Paid parental leave for eligible employees

  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning

  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs

  • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans

  • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program

  • Employer paid lunch program (except for remote employees)

  • Fully stocked kitchen (snacks and drinks)

SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.

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