Editor

Finimize editors make sure everything we publish has a consistent tone of voice, is easy to understand, and is conversational.

London · Full-time

Finimize editors make sure everything we publish has a consistent tone of voice, is easy to understand, and is conversational. You’ll team up with our VP Content, analysts, and other editors to create content that’s insight-rich and an easy, entertaining read or listen.

You’ll need eagle-eyed editing skills, a deft ear for rhythm, tone, and flow, and an unflagging ability to explain complex topics simply and concisely. You’ll need creative flair, too: we want you to find compelling ways into inert topics, ply your output with a sense of humor, and work closely with every part of the company to delight our audience. Keep in mind that we don’t expect our editors to be financial experts, though the confidence to understand, question, and challenge our analysts is a must. You’ll probably have experience as a financial or general copywriter, supervisory analyst, or editor.

Please note, Finimize HQ is typically based in London but all staff are currently working remotely so we’re open to remote workers for this role.

💸 What sets Finimize apart?

  • You’ll work directly with the founding team
  • You’ll make a big impact and an immediate creative contribution
  • You’ll join a high-growth startup with global traction and backed by some of the world’s best investors

💪 Responsibilities:

  • You’ll shape our analysts’ work into something entertaining, accessible, and pacey, and in doing so help our readers make sense of (and care about) our growing library of educational content spanning personal finance, capital markets, ESG, technology, and more
  • You’ll be doing a lot from scratch too: you’ll work with designers on images, and come up with marketing strategies and copy to support each piece of content you work on across social media and in-app
  • You’ll tweak existing content strategies based on what’s working and what isn’t, and come up with new ways to engage, convert, and impress our readers

Some things we consider critical to being our Editor:

  • A few years of experience working closely with words
  • Flawless proofreading skills, but flexibility and humility about the rules of language too.
  • An openness for others to question your work, and the motivation and self-awareness to constantly do the same to yourself.
  • A willingness to take on a lot of work in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Project management experience is a bonus!

🙌 Salary, benefits, and perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous equity package
  • 25 days of annual holiday
  • Your own personal development budget
  • Special rates for gym memberships across London
  • Discounts at retailers – ranging from Amazon to Tesco
  • Free phone insurance

 

Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised folks tend to only apply when they check every box. So, if you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

How to apply

Send us an email at editorial@finimize.com with a brief intro, your CV, and a few examples of your written work.

If your profile’s a good fit, we’ll ask you to complete a preliminary editing test, and then arrange an introductory call to get to know each other better.

🙊 Psst... We're an equal opportunity employer and value diversity on our team.

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