Media Writer

Agora Financial, an Agora Company, Baltimore, Maryland

Date PostedJanuary 05, 2019
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
Job StatusNot Specified
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttps://talent-14west.icims.com/jobs/2135/media-writer/job
Description:

Do you plan your entire week to the letter then make sure you accomplish everything you want to get done? Are you punctual to a fault, live by lists, check them off, and then make new ones?

If so, you could take your next big career step and join Saint Paul Research, a division of Agora Financial and part of The Agora Companies. This is YOUR big step into the exciting world of newsletter publishing. Their editorial and marketing teams are developing content that is unique to that of the mainstream media, attracting a wide breadth of subscribers both domestically and internationally.  Their subscribers are at the heart of their business and they prioritize establishingand maintaining quality relationships with those that invest in their products by providing them with a quality service that is unprecedented by any other publishing company.

Saint Paul Research is looking for a new Staff Writer. In this role, you’ll get to personally know and work with some of the top names in finance. You’ll see things your friends can only imagine. New trading systems… books before they go to print…  big, world changing predictions, and you’ll get to see your work change lives for the better.

This is a great opportunity that offers experience and exposure to a variety of departments. Their company is growing at an exponential rate, and this is your step in at the ground floor. If you’re looking for a great way to get started in the publishing industry - they want to connect with you.

You can learn more about Agora Financial by checking out their “Workplace Highlight” blog post.

Responsibilities

  • Research, write, edit premium reports, welcome/retention gauntlets, renewal efforts, full-length articles and other special messaging.
  • Break down complex financial market and retirement concepts into easy-to-understand pieces for readers.
  • The ability to work quickly and accurately under daily deadlines.
  • Help facilitate the launch of new promotions and new products through research, brainstorming, and content generation.
  • Write and edit content to support various marketing efforts for their subscription newsletters.
  • Edit and proofread contributor content as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, English, Communications or Journalism.
  • 1-2 years writing/editing experience required.
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills.

The ideal candidate for this position waits for no one to get started on a task.

They take action, are highly organized, notice the smallest mistakes in writing and on websites, have good time management skills, and they can switch focus between several projects quickly and easily.

Most importantly, this position demands an independent, fast-learning individual. Applicants must be prepared to work hard from day one.

If you’re interested in joining, please send your resume and a financial writing sample via the link provided. If you don’t have a writing sample, write an original, compelling three-page stock recommendation.

Saint Paul Research offers competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including medical and dental coverage, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays, personal leave, and vacation.

 

About Saint Paul Research

Saint Paul Research is one of the world’s fastest growing publishers in the financial space.

Featuring financial gurus like former hedge fund manager Zach Scheidt, Chicago-based stock and options trader Alan Knuckman, and retirement coach Beau Henderson, Saint Paul helps regular folks reach the retirement of their dreams with actionable trading ideas that are easy to understand.

And working here puts you right in the heart of the action of this exciting $80 million company.

If you’re a passionate, hard-working person with boundless drive… there’s no limit to how high you can fly with Saint Paul Research.

Are you ready to join the team?

Learn more about Saint Paul Research and Agora Financial here.

About Agora Financial

Agora Financial provides independent economic and alternative health ideas to help everyday folks live a more independent, healthy and wealthy life. They publish these ideas through print and online publications.

Agora Financial is all about "fat-tail" ideas.

Everyone on the team needs to be OK with continuous testing. Which means they also need to be OK with failing. At AF, failing = learning. And the minute you stop taking chances, shaking things up, and exploring new ideas is the minute you fall behind.

They believe in putting in the hard work, and pushing one another. They believe that personal growth and development of individuals is only a small piece of the pie. And that the real wins are higher quality products for subscribers, and success for the team at large.

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