Senior Editor

Experian New York, NY
For more than 125 years, Experian has unlocked the power of data to create opportunities for consumers and businesses. Today, we have an opportunity for a smart, motivated, talented Senior Editor to help grow our content operation.

We're looking for someone with strong editing, reporting, and writing chops, along with stellar news judgment, and a passion for storytelling. The editor will be expected to generate story ideas, bring in new writers, assign and edit a broad spectrum of content types, and mentor both staff writers and outside contributors -- including our own in-house experts.


* Conceptualize, assign and edit daily news-driven features and longer-term features.

* Work with the Editor-in-Chief to help shape Experian's larger content strategy

* Coordinate with other senior editors on editorial planning and scheduling

* Work on special projects, and multimedia storytelling

* Report, write, and produce as needed

* Hire and manage freelancers and contributors

* Coordinate with internal experts at Experian business units

* Track KPIs for core content verticals, including:

oTraffic and engagement (time spent)

oNewsletter signups

oSocial engagement

* At least 5 years of reporting and editing experience, preferably online

* Demonstrated knowledge and interest in personal finance topics such as credit scores, identity protection/cybersecurity, credit cards, and personal loans.

* Commitment to mentoring staff writers and SMEs who aren't journalists by training.

* Experience in long-form editing and multimedia journalism.

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple priorities and deadlines

* Comfort with technology, social media, and digital tools for journalism

* Superior organizational skills and obsessive attention to details

* Ability to work independently, demonstrate good personal judgment, and exercise a commitment to ethical conduct.

* Excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills.

* Demonstrated poise, tact, diplomacy, and the ability to interact with individuals across the organization.

* Bachelor's degree required, ideally in Journalism or related field.