Managing Editor

  • Fundera
  • New York, NY, United States
  • Mar 25, 2022
Full time Marketing

Job Description

What is Fundera? Fundera is transforming the world of business finance by replacing old school loan brokers with a smart and intuitive online shopping experience. We’re a tech company first and a financial company second. But, most importantly, we’re fiercely mission-driven.   Entrepreneurs are the biggest job creators in our country. By building tools that make access to financing— one of the biggest challenges they do and will ever face—easier, we’re not only taking stress out of their day to day but enabling them to grow. They don’t say “it takes money to make money” for nothing.   We’re a team of experienced technology leaders, well-funded and backed by industry leading investors who are hands on in helping us meet our lofty goals. While we’re a young company—launching in February 2014—we’ve grown substantially year over year since. We’re looking to continue this trajectory and need great people to get there.   Who Are We Looking For? An experienced editor and content leader to oversee the strategy and execution of the Fundera Ledger, assigning and managing the editorial team to grow the Fundera Ledger into a top small business publication.   Sound like you? Let’s meet.

 

As Our Managing Editor, You’ll...

    • Set the overall content strategy for the Fundera Ledger, including cadence, verticals, themes, and more. You’ll own and create our monthly editorial calendar well in-advance of publishing dates, using data, performance history, and intended distribution channel to finalize titles.
    • Build and manage an internal editorial team of writers and editors, making Fundera one of the most-sought after places to work for journalists and content marketers interested in brand publishing. You’ll also manage a well-rounded bench of external contributors, making sure we have subject-matter experts in place for every topic we cover.
    • Assign titles to best-fit writers for both the Ledger and external content, managing their respective deadlines.
    • Create guidelines for all of Fundera’s editorial efforts (including the Ledger and external content), unifying the voice and format of all articles, increasing the overall quality and integrity of content produced to ensure we’re in the best position to secure content partners and establish ourselves as a publishing leader.
    • Perform first-round edits on each piece of Ledger and external content.
    • Own and increase key engagement metrics for the Ledger, such as page views, returning readers, session duration, and pages per visit.
    • Communicate with Audience Development to understand how content is performing across the various distribution and business channels, and use the performance of these pieces across their respective channels to inform future content strategy.

You’ll Need to Have…

    • 7+ years writing and editing for a digital brand.
    • Experience working cross-functionally to launch new content products for high-visibility brands.
    • Experience owning and assigning a high-frequency editorial calendar.
    • Impeccable editing and writing skills.
    • Expert knowledge of Wordpress and Google Analytics.
    • Experience managing writers and editors.
    • Familiarity with SEO and audience development and how brand publishing relates to business objectives.

What’s It Like to Work at Fundera?

    • We want people who elevate the game—and we’re willing to pay for it. We offer competitive salaries and meaningful equity.
    • We offer generous medical, dental, and vision insurance—you shouldn’t have to stress about your health.
    • Yes, your Fundera family is very important, but your’s at home matters most. That’s why we offer incredibly generous maternity and paternity leave.  
    • Everybody needs a little R&R—but we want our team to have more than just a little. You’ll get flexible PTO and we mean legitimately flexible  PTO.
    • Our kitchen is full of a wide-variety of (mostly healthy) snacks to make sure you never go hungry. You can also always find coffee, seltzer, and more on tap to make sure you never go thirsty.  
    • We sponsor bi-monthly catered lunches and company happy hours, and other events such as trivia, yoga, and visits to customers. It’s important to bring our team together as much as possible.
    • Connect with coworkers who share similar interests and join one of our many “clubs” across the company. For example, check out the Women Who Work or the Foodies of Fundera. Want to start a club that doesn’t already exist? You got it.
    • Our cross-team “culture committee” makes sure our team’s happiness is always top-of-mind. The group implements a new project every quarter and committee members rotate every few months.
    • Transparency is what our product is built on—and so is our culture. Whether that means regular all-hands meetings, board decks circulated every month, or a highly-accessible leadership team, we’re all stakeholders in this company and never forget that.
    • Come to work with a group of supportive, talented, ambitious individuals who will teach you something new every day, whilst building a product that will truly and actually change the lives of America’s small businesses and job creators.