Senior Editor

Thrifty Traveler

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date Posted November 22, 2022
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary $65K-$75K


Thrifty Traveler is looking for an experienced journalist to join our small but growing team in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

In addition to writing and editing stories for daily publication on our website (from airline industry news to in-depth guides on cheap travel strategies to destination features and everything in between), this person will also help strategize our coverage of all things cheap travel, assist with our search engine optimization (SEO) efforts and contribute to the development and execution of company strategy. They'll also help direct Thrifty Traveler's editorial team, helping to lead our growing newsroom. This person must be located in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota.



  • Flexible schedule
  • ½ day Fridays in summer
  • Hybrid work environment
  • 401K matching
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 15 days of paid vacation to start
  • Salary information will be provided to qualified applicants.


Responsibilities & Duties

  • Report and write daily and longer-term travel stories
  • Edit and publish stories daily to our website, including freelance content
  • Help strategize & direct Thrifty Traveler’s coverage of all things travel
  • Assist with strategy & implementation of SEO-focused stories, sitewide improvements, etc.
  • Participate in team strategy meetings (virtual)
  • Participate in at least one full team in-person meeting weekly


Qualifications & Skills

  • 2-5 years minimum published journalism experience
  • Must be based in Minneapolis-St. Paul area
  • Newsroom experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of AP Style required
  • WordPress experience preferred
  • SEO knowledge preferred
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate about travel
  • Thrives in a small team setting
  • Able to pivot quickly and wear multiple hats
  • Communicates effectively & detail-oriented
  • Willing and excited to learn new things
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