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GOBankingRates™ is unique in the digital marketing and media industry - we combine marketing, digital, content and fintech. Our performance based approach increases brand awareness and generates targeted audience engagement on our internal web properties and partner sites.

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What’s Interesting About This Role?

We’re looking for a passionate, hard-working editor to help us meet our mission to empower people on their financial journey. We believe that everyone can experience financial freedom with the right information — and we are here to provide that! 

The editor will be joining an incredible team of passionate writers and editors; the role will allow experienced content creators to get a solid grounding in everything about publishing on GOBankingRates.com, as well as on partner publishers like Yahoo or CNN, working with other teams to streamline our data-gathering and publishing processes, leveraging AI to create unique and compelling content that’s always fact-checked and verified, as well as the basics of SEO.

This editor will be able to jump from assigning content to a writer to pitching new student loan forgiveness story ideas. They’ll be comfortable diving into the data and responding to what the data tells us is the right editorial decision. Editors with some AI-generated content experience will get special consideration for this role. GOBankingRates views AI-enhanced content as an additive to our content strategy, incremental to human-created stories.

How Will You Make an Impact?

  • Edit and optimize content at a fast pace – 6-8 articles daily – maintaining quality while in pursuit of the goal of increasing traffic to GOBankingRates content. Content will include partner-focused titles as well as titles for SEO.
  • Pitch 6-8 data-backed title ideas daily.
  • Leverage AI in the generation of 30 articles weekly.
  • Be comfortable exploring and leveraging new technologies in the publishing industry, including AI, to improve processes and increase content production. 
  • Distill complex concepts into clear, easily understood language.
  • Help evolve and maintain content standards.
  • Project manage workflows -- from writing assignment briefs to fact-checking and editing copy, to preparing a post to publish.
  • Work closely with our network of freelance writers and editors.
  • Collaborate across departments to develop initiatives that will meet and exceed traffic and revenue goals.
  • Contribute to the evolution of the GOBankingRates voice and authority in the personal finance space.

What Will You Bring to Us?

  • BA/BS from a four-year accredited university or college, preferably with a degree in Journalism, Marketing, and/or a similar field – or similar equivalent experience.
  • Editorial experience for an online publication is a must — 3-5 years is preferred.
  • Full command of line editing, fact-checking, and copy editing (to AP Style).
  • You’re an idea generator who can think of new, fresh ways to package content and is used to regularly pitch story ideas.
  • You’re an excellent project manager with great time management and strong organizational and people skills, plus a strong attention to detail.
  • Experience using analytics tools to make editorial decisions is vital.

The salary range for this role is $60,000 - $70,000 per year. Pay offered may vary based on a number of factors including but not limited to job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and location. 


  • Competitive salary with excellent growth opportunity; we pride ourselves in having a team that exudes leadership, high initiative, creativity and passion.
  • Awesome medical, dental and vision plans with heavy employer contribution
  • Paid maternity leave and paternity leave programs
  • Paid vacation, sick days and holidays
  • Company funding for outside classes and conferences to help you improve your skills
  • Contribution to student loan debt payments after the first year of employment
  • 401(k) -- employees can start contributing immediately. After the first year, GOBankingRates matches your contribution up to 4% of your salary

A note about our new norm: The world has changed and we know it’s important to adapt and to do our part to do what's best for our team. Our number one priority is to have our team feel safe, balanced and connected. We’re committed to providing our teams with the best resources and tools to navigate this new virtual world that we’re living in. We've also reinvented the ways in which we recognize, celebrate, and engage with each other to keep our culture strong!

Here’s a peek into our world at GOBankingRates -

  • Our teams are working remotely 100% for the foreseeable future. We’re in the digital media space, so we’re mobile and flexible!
    • *Option to work from an office (if you need to get away!)
  • Tools & resources are available to keep our team connected across North America. (JIRA, Trello, Slack, Zoom and so much more!)
  • To keep our community engaged and connected, virtual team building events are held weekly and monthly.
  • For wellness and balance, weekly virtual fitness classes such as yoga are available.
  • To care for the local communities that we’re a part of across the U.S our team members host socially distanced philanthropic events every quarter.
  • And most importantly, we’ve committed to consistent and transparent communication to help us all stay informed, engaged and to keep us on our path to success and #greatness.

We are an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

More Information on GOBankingRates
GOBankingRates operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in El Segundo, CA . GOBankingRates was founded in 2004. It has 300 total employees. To see all 7 open jobs at GOBankingRates, click here.
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