Freelance Personal Finance Editor (Remote) at Slickdeals

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Slickdeals offers its freelancers competitive rates for articles, open communication with editors and the freedom to work creatively. 

Slickdeals connects 11 million monthly users with the best products at the best prices. We strive to help shoppers win everywhere, including by providing them with helpful and entertaining articles to help inform their decisions. 

Responsibilities

Our Freelance Editors are responsible for fact checking, copy editing and formatting finance articles for publication. Articles can range from 300-3,000+ words, covering finance topics such as banking, credit cards and taxes. Additionally, Freelance Editors may be tasked with minor article updates or fact checking live articles. 

The ideal candidate should have impeccable editing skills (an eye for spotting inaccurate details is a must) as well as a working knowledge of finance products. This person should feel comfortable suggesting nuanced tonal or formal adjustments that help each piece reach its full potential. 

Requirements

  • Familiarity with personal finance topics such as credit card bonuses, retail banking and personal loans.  
  • Strong fact-checking skills - this role often requires you to cross reference multiple sources in order to discern accuracy of facts.  
  • Excellent grammar and impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with full-time editors to ensure potential factual errors are clearly communicated and addressed. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including an expert level knowledge of English language, spelling and punctuation
  • Familiarity with the AP style guide (we have an in-house guide, but it borrows heavily from AP)
  • Knowledge of proofing marks and procedures
  • Experience maintaining consistent style guide procedures across multiple pieces of content
  • Ability to handle multiple projects with close attention to priority and tight deadlines, including next-day and same-day turnarounds
  • Proficiency in Wordpress or similar CMS (familiarity with Gutenberg is a plus!) 
  • 1-5 years of experience performing proofreading in a professional capacity
LocationLas Vegas, Los Angeles, Flex/Hybrid, or Fully Remote

Remote work is available in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, Nevada, New York (minus NYC), Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Washington.

Slickdeals Compensation, Benefits, Perks:
  • Competitive salary based on your experience
  • Equity, become a Slickdeals stakeholder
  • Platinum level medical benefits
  • Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance
  • 401K matching above the industry standard
  • 10 vacation days, 10 paid holidays, & 48 hours of sick leave
  • Professional Development Reimbursement Program, and LinkedIn Learning Membership

Work Authorization
Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.
Slickdeals is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected status. Slickdeals will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the "Ban the Box" legislation. We may access publicly available information as part of your application.

Slickdeals participates in E-Verify. For more information, please refer to E-Verify Participation and Right to Work.

Slickdeals does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies and is not responsible for related fees.

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An Insider's view of Slickdeals

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Powering the largest and most trusted deal-sharing community requires our teams to quickly and safely deliver software in real-time. To do this well, we leverage multi-site teams across LA and Vegas, that align around strategic objectives. Our goal is to avoid latent hierarchical decisions and empower our teams to make local necessary decisions.

Frank

Chief Technology Officer

What are Slickdeals Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Every year, we host an office-wide volunteer day to give back to our local communities. In 2019, we teamed up with TreePeople, and spent the day caring for the trees at Laurel Canyon Dog Park.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Slickdeals has a wellness program which includes in-office yoga, in-office fitness classes, self defense classes and massage.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Slickdeals provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion, as needed.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Slickdeals employees receive between 10 and 18 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Winning.Team.Fun means we enjoy getting together outside of work, too. Events are scheduled by individual teams, and the office as a whole, during which we get together for some camaraderie and fun.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
As part of our Winning.Team.Fun mentality, we also host happy hours from time to time.
Parking
We offer employees free parking or commuter assistance, when appropriate.
Pet Friendly
Slickdeals allows employees who have been with the company for a while to bring their (well-behaved) dog to work. It's a great way to have employees be more engaged in their environment.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Slickdeals offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available

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