Posted 6 months ago  

Data Journalist at SmartAsset

Posted 6 months ago - 49 views - 9 Applied

Job Description

About You:

  • SmartAsset is looking for a data journalist to join our growing team and create data studies that shed light on economic trends and financial planning topics.
  • The ideal candidate will have top-notch writing skills, an analytical mind, and a knack for analyzing economic data.
  • Naturally curious, with strong attention to detail
  • You have a keen ability to identify topics that people enjoy reading about and sharing on social media.
  • A consummate team player with great communication skills.
  • You have experience writing pieces driven by insights in data.
  • You can juggle a wide range of tasks including pitching stories, conducting research and creating compelling content.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years relevant experience
  • Bachelors degree from a top university
  • Strong understanding of statistics
  • Superior excel skills are a must
  • Experience working with and analyzing economic data
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Can take ownership of an article from start to finish
  • Past personal finance/business experience is a major plus

Perks:

  • Virtual happy hours and team social activities
  • Generous benefits package with cost of some medical and dental plans covered at 100%
  • 401(k) plan with match that immediately vests
  • Professional education reimbursement program
  • Paid Parental Leave