|Date Posted||February 03, 2020|
|Industry||Magazines / Publishing|
|Required Education||Bachelor's Degree|
Kiplinger, a dynamic and forward-thinking Washington, D.C.-based publisher of online and print information, seeks an experienced reporter-editor to write personal finance and lifestyle features on all facets of planning for and living in retirement. The position requires the ability to produce impartial, timely information and advice on tax and estate planning, IRAs and pensions, insurance, long-term care, income-producing strategies, Medicare, Social Security, charitable giving, technology, and travel.
A successful candidate must understand government policies and regulations relating to retirement, and must also be able to cultivate sources, spot trends, and write easy-to-read, well-researched pieces. In addition to writing for Kiplinger's monthly print publications—including Kiplinger's Retirement Report and Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine—the successful applicant will work closely with and contribute to our award-winning website, kiplinger.com. In this role, the retirement reporter will produce high-quality, timely content in multiple platforms for consumption by a wide variety of users.
Other essential functions of the position include:
Report and write exclusive news and insights for the retirees and pre-retirees who subscribe to Kiplinger’s Retirement Report and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine; participate in the production process of the print Kiplinger’s Retirement Report as needed
Cultivate and manage a stable of knowledgeable outside authors and writers to produce a steady flow of new retirement content
Edit other writers’ and editors’ work
Bring lucrative new spinoff products to life in collaboration with fellow editors and marketing colleagues
Collaborate with social media and business-development colleagues to expand our digital reach and find new audiences
Collaborate cross-functionally with different groups both within and outside of the Kiplinger organization, including the Kiplinger digital team; other Kiplinger publication staffs; public relations team; sales, marketing, and circulation. Work with various constituencies to drive traffic and attention to the site and individual stories
A successful candidate for the position will have at least a bachelor’s degree and five years of appropriate experience.
The Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc., produces products available in multiple formats and platforms, including print, online, and via podcast. It is part of the larger, global Dennis Publishing group. Among Kiplinger’s better known publications are the monthly Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine and The Kiplinger Letter, a weekly business and economic forecasting periodical for people in management. The total paid circulation of Kiplinger print periodicals exceeds 900,000, and its website, Kiplinger.com, receives millions of unique visits per month. At Kiplinger, we start with the expectation that our readers will act on our advice, and benefit from doing so.
Kiplinger, an Equal Opportunity Employer, offers a competitive salary and benefits.