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About the MagnifyMoney News Team:

MagnifyMoney’s editorial team creates original content that helps shine a light on some of the murkier aspects of finance today. From helping our readers tackle medical debt to offering first-person stories of people encountering financial struggles, we strive to deliver content that people find relatable and that will encourage them to take more control of their finances. The editorial content we create is never provided by any financial institution and is never reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities.

About MagnifyMoney:

MagnifyMoney is a consumer financial education website that evaluates thousands of products from banks, credit unions and new entrants, offering detailed, impartial product comparisons. MagnifyMoney’s signature offering is its Magnify Transparency Score, which gives products an A,B,C or F grade, based on transparency and simplicity. MagnifyMoney’s listings and rankings let math and transparency rule. The products we feature are in no way driven by commissions or revenue we receive.

Our founders

MagnifyMoney was founded in 2014 by Nick Clements and Brian Karimzad. Nick has nearly 15 years of experience working at top banking institutions, including Citigroup and Barclaycard, where he ran the UK credit card business. MagnifyMoney.com offers consumers a powerful resource with its personalized, side-by-side comparisons of banking and credit union products in a free, unbiased and easy-to-navigate interface. MagnifyMoney is headquartered in New York, NY.

CURRENT LISTINGS: 

Personal Finance Reporter (NY, NY)

Full-time, salaried

Responsibilities:

  • Write 3 articles per week for MagnifyMoney, a leading consumer financial education website.
  • Generate ideas for headlines, graphics and visuals to accompany stories
  • Keep track of buzzy finance news online and social media
  • Create a mix of stories that cover recent news, features that follow real people facing financial struggles and service-driven stories that help people better manage their finances and get out of debt

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of online and/or print reporting experience is a MUST
  • Must be able to generate good story ideas and find sources for stories independently
  • Must have a decent understanding of general personal finance topics, like consumer debt, credit cards, student loans, mortgage loans, and other issues that impact our wallet.
  • Must be a thoughtful communicator and eager to contribute to the team
  • Must have great attention to detail and rigorously fact-check every story

The fun stuff

  • MagnifyMoney offers competitive salaries, 100% employer-paid health benefits, a 401(k) with 4% match, and flexible vacation days.
  • You’ll get to work from our lovely Flat Iron office, however, we do allow employees to work remotely when necessary.

Interested candidates should include the following to apply:

  • Send your resume and 3 recent writing samples to mandi@magnifymoney.com.
  • E-mail addresses for at least 2 references (previous editors or managers)
  • Links to your Twitter and Facebook professional account (if applicable)

Investigative Reporter (NY, NY)

Full-time or freelance

We’re looking for an ambitious investigative journalist to join our news team in New York City. We are looking for reporters with a proven track record of sniffing out unique stories in the world of finance.  We don’t just want to produce content that is entertaining to read. We want to produce investigative features that better educate people about their finances and help expose any businesses or industries that are working against everyday people.

We are seeking a reporter who has a deep understanding of the personal finance beat, and a keen ability to find stories that haven’t been told yet. People with experience in a variety of storytelling formats (graphics, audio, video, print) will have a major advantage.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of online and/or print reporting experience is a MUST
  • Must be able to generate good story ideas and find sources for stories independently
  • Must be a thoughtful communicator and eager to contribute to the team
  • Must have great attention to detail and rigorously fact-check every story

The fun stuff

  • MagnifyMoney offers competitive salaries, 100% employer-paid health benefits, a 401(k) with 4% match, and flexible vacation days.
  • You’ll get to work from our lovely Flat Iron office, however, we do allow employees to work remotely when necessary.

Interested candidates should include the following to apply:

  • Send your resume and your three best investigative writing samples to mandi@magnifymoney.com.
  • E-mail addresses for at least 2 references (previous editors or managers)

Copy Editor (U.S.)

Freelance, remote 

We are hiring a part-time copy editor with a keen eye for grammar and catching typos.

Requirements: 

  • 1-3 years experience copy editing in publishing, print or online media

Interested candidates should include the following to apply:

Contributors Editor (NY, NY)

MagnifyMoney is looking for a Contributor Editor to oversee and manage our contributor network. You’ll be responsible for day-to-day operations of the MagnifyMoney blog, with a specific focus on product reviews and how-to guides for readers. MagnifyMoney focuses on a wide-range of products including, but certainly not limited to: credit cards, student loan refinancing, auto loans, personal loans, checking accounts, savings accounts and we’re continuing to expand.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee existing contributor network, while also continuing to find new talent
  • Create a monthly editorial calendar by generating story ideas, collecting pitches from contributors and keeping a list of team brainstormed topics
  • Assign stories to contributors
  • Edit stories and upload new pieces at least 5 times a week
  • Stories will primarily focus on reviews and round ups of financial products as well as in-depth “how to” pieces.
  • Handle invoices and ensuring payments are delivered promptly

Applicant Requirements:

  • Minimum one-year experience working with an online publication
  • Previous managerial experience
  • Must be a thoughtful communicator and eager to contribute to the team
  • Must have great attention to detail and rigorously fact-check every story
  • Must have a decent understanding of general personal finance topics, like consumer debt, credit card, student loans, mortgage loans, and other issues that impact our wallet

The fun stuff

  • MagnifyMoney offers competitive salaries, 100% employer-paid health benefits, a 401(k) with 4% match, and flexible vacation days.
  • You’ll get to work from our lovely Flatiron office, however, we do allow employees to work remotely when necessary.

Interested candidates should include the following to apply:

  • Send your resume to mandi@magnifymoney.com.
  • E-mail addresses for at least 2 references (previous editors or managers)

Links to your Twitter and Facebook professional account (if applicable)

Freelance reporters and video producers (U.S.)

If you are a freelance reporter or video producer eager to create stories in the world of personal finance, send your resume and samples of your work to mandi@magnifymoney.com. Must have journalism experience.

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