Company Name: Yahoo
Job Industry: Writing and Editing
Job Type: Full time
WorkPlace Type: remote
Location: United States
Required Candidates: 1
Job Description:

AOL is a global media and technology company, representing the best of premium content and innovative platforms. Originally known as America Online, we once connected over 35 million people to the internet, becoming a cultural icon and business behemoth. We recognized digital as the future of media and set out to build a network to enable our company—and our users and partners—to capitalize on this new world. We've always had the drive and innovative thinking to mobilize the future. Now, we have the tools, the reach, and the resources to make this future a reality. We just need YOU!

About the role:

AOL is looking for an experienced Personal Finance Editor to join our growing team. As the Personal Finance Editor, you will play a crucial role in shaping our approach to content in the personal finance space for the 55+ audience. This role will collaborate with internal teams to create an efficient content plan, engaging and insightful content, and a promotional strategy to elevate audience engagement within the personal finance category.

We are seeking a skilled, forward-thinking individual with 5+ years of experience in an editor role. This person must be well-versed in personal finance trends and comfortable helping AOL readers navigate the complicated financial world we live in. Additionally, they should be as comfortable producing highly researched best lists around budgeting and savings for baby boomers, as they are covering timely, trending stories that can help improve everyday life. We are seeking someone who understands how to create high-quality, consumer-focused content specific to an audience that is retired or soon approaching. Familiarity with SEO best practices and measuring performance against SEO and revenue metrics is preferred.

If you're passionate about helping people navigate the complex world of personal finance, this position is perfect for you.


  • Create content roadmaps for key personal finance and tangentially related topics
  • Assign and edit articles with high-quality standards
  • Best list research and planning, plus execution
  • Build AOL into an authority area for personal finance content for 55+ audience
  • Collaborate closely with freelance contributors and staff writers, building out the AOL finance voice
  • Build a cross-functional process for workflow with internal teams like SEO, design, product, BD, etc.
  • Write articles when necessary
  • Monitor article and content performance against SEO and revenue targets, optimizing strategies as needed.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the audience and their consumption habits, through testing on user experiences, article formats, and other optimization areas
  • Engage with internal teams to map growth strategies

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as an editor and manager in personal finance content marketing or journalism
  • Proficiency in careful, detail-oriented line and copy editing skills to ensure the highest quality content
  • Strong understanding of SEO principles and strategies for content optimization
  • Proven experience in building and utilizing content workflow and processes
  • Ability to deliver on SEO and revenue goals, make data-driven decisions and find the most efficient workflows
  • Proficient in content management systems and related software
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Innovative mindset with a keen eye for identifying audience trends and preferences

Join our team at AOL, and help us empower individuals to make informed financial decisions and achieve their financial goals.

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.

The compensation for this position ranges from $90,750.00 - $188,750.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site.


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