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Finance Homepage Editor

Yahoo

Yahoo

Accounting & Finance
United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Yahoo is a global media and tech company that reaches hundreds of millions of people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news—with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.

FINANCE HOME PAGE EDITOR – YAHOO FINANCE

Yahoo Finance is the largest business and financial news site in the world, with unrivalled access to data, insights and original editorial content.

We are looking for a Finance Homepage Editor with excellent copy editing and front page curation skills.

You will liaise closely with senior members of the Yahoo Finance UK team and engage with a wide range of premium providers to ensure the mobile and desktop experiences are as dynamic as they can be.

Responsibilities:

  • Copy edit, proofread, and format finance news and other forms of content

  • Fact check stories for accuracy

  • Write accurate and engaging headlines

  • Ensure content is optimised for search

  • Curate and programme finance home page and section sites

  • Monitor news flow

  • Support various aspects of Yahoo Finance editorial, including: editing, data, distribution, push alerts, newsletters, and general quality control

  • Liaise with the Product team to improve the mobile and desktop experience wherever possible

  • Be comfortable using data analytics platforms and interpret that data to inform editorial decisions

  • Provide editorial quality control to graphics, text on uploaded video, original content, special projects, and more

  • Flexible working hours will be a necessity in a digital news environment

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong copy editing skills

  • Demonstrated experience in digital journalism.

  • An excellent knowledge of financial markets and passion for business news

  • The ability to quickly learn new content management systems and data sources

  • Strong framing and headline writing skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong news judgement for making real-time decisions

  • Track record of success in a fast-paced newsroom and an ability to collaborate with multiple teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive understanding of editorial best practices and style guides

  • A bachelor’s degree in economics or finance-related subject or equivalent job experience

  • Editorial SEO and data analytics knowledge is a plus

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.

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.