Principal Writer
Credit Cards, Bankrate
Updated on 2/13/2024
Red Ventures

1,001-5,000 employees

Digital marketing and consumer advice across diverse brands
Company Overview
Red Ventures stands out as a dynamic portfolio of businesses and brands that prioritize social impact, demonstrated by their commitment to initiatives like Road to Hire, which has provided mentorship and career opportunities to over 1700 under-resourced young adults. The company's competitive edge lies in its use of AI-driven digital marketing and world-class intelligence/analytics to simplify online experiences, backed by a diverse range of globally recognized brands. The culture at Red Ventures encourages raising the bar and challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of growth and innovation.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

Private

Total Funding

$250M

Founded

2000

Headquarters

Fort Mill, South Carolina

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-6%

1 year growth

-13%

2 year growth

-27%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
SEO
Asana
Excel/Numbers/Sheets
CategoriesNew
Content & Writing
Requirements
  • 5+ years writing/editing experience
  • Extensive knowledge in the credit card and personal finance space
  • Deep familiarity and experience with Google’s evolving search landscape and SEO best practices
  • Experience creating multimedia content as a media spokesperson or a willingness to help develop this type of content
Responsibilities
  • Produce high-quality, well-reported content at a strong pace
  • Stay up to date on industry news and trends to identify, pitch and write content opportunities
  • Create multimedia content for social media platforms and represent Bankrate as a media spokesperson
  • Update existing content for timeliness and accuracy
  • Develop/product original ideas for fresh content
  • Content ideation and editorial planning for original card-related news and evergreen topics
  • Follow AP style and brand voice and tone guidance
  • Check story drafts for errors, typos and linking opportunities
  • Use Asana, Google Sheets and our Content Management Systems as part of our editorial workflow for tracking and production
  • Embrace opportunities to mentor growing writers
Desired Qualifications
  • Passion for content creation and a track record of coming up with innovative approaches to complicated topics
  • An innovative thinker and writer with journalistic rigor who regularly pitches new ideas and content types
  • Willingness to write about credit card products and/or rewards programs that you personally use and recommend
  • Ability to adapt quickly to shifting priorities while keeping up with content production pace
  • Ability to collaborate with editors, designers, SEO team members, project managers and publishers, as needed
  • A portfolio of personal finance writing samples that showcase attention to detail and accuracy