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Cheapism.com is a consumer lifestyle, personal finance, and product recommendation site that has been featured in The New York Times, HuffPost, NBC News, Time, and The New Yorker, to name a few. At Cheapism we believe you can live well no matter your budget. For over a decade, readers have looked to us for reliable, money-saving advice on everything from food to travel to retirement. Our stories reach a national audience of millions on major platforms such as MSN, News Break, Apple News, AOL, and more. We're a collegial and easygoing group committed to excelling at what we do while striving for a healthy work/life balance.


We're Hiring!

Staff Writer, Consumer News/Personal Finance


Your Role

  • Pursue story ideas vetted by editors and supply copy that is informative, lively, clean, well-sourced, and delivered on deadline.
  • Be available to respond to breaking news events by writing or updating related stories.
  • Generate pitches for engaging slideshows and articles that catch the interest of our audience on Cheapism and in syndication.
  • Promote your work and our brand on social media.

Your Qualifications

  • 3-5 years professional writing and/or editing experience (journalism background preferred)
  • Experience covering consumer news/personal finance or related topics
  • Experience working in content management systems
  • Strict attention to detail and accuracy
  • Familiarity with AP style
  • Social-media savvy
  • College degree

Bonus points for familiarity with Trello and SEO best practices.


Benefits

  • Four-day workweek
  • Fully employer-paid health insurance, including dental and vision
  • 12 weeks paid family leave
  • 401(k) with matching
  • Flexible, fully remote work environment

Cheapism is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive company culture.


If you're intrigued by what we do and think you've got what it takes, send a resume and 3-4 clips to jobs@cheapism.com.



We are also looking for committed freelancers who can become regular contributors to Cheapism.com.


The Work

  • Pursue stories assigned by editors on a monthly basis.
  • Conduct original reporting and provide sources for fact checking.
  • Quickly write copy that is accurate, informative, lively, and clean.
  • Collaborate with editors to ensure stories fulfill the assignment and fit our format and style.
  • Promote your stories and the Cheapism brand on social media.


The Qualifications

  • Journalism background
  • Experience covering personal finance and/or lifestyle topics
  • Social-media savvy
  • Strict attention to detail and accuracy

Bonus points for familiarity with AP style, Trello, and SEO best practices.



We look forward to hearing from you!