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Editorial Director

| Greater NYC Area
Stash is a digital-first financial services company committed to making saving and investing accessible to everyone. By breaking down barriers and building transparent, technology-driven products, we help the 99% build smarter financial habits so they can confidently save more, grow wealth, and enjoy life.

Reporting directly to the VP of Marketing, the Editorial Director will be responsible for the editorial direction and creative vision for StashLearn and all editorial and educational content - on the web and within the app. StashLearn is Stash’s fantastic, one-of-a-kind education hub that seeks to simplify financial concepts and enable investing for all. You’ll be educating nearly 3 million Stash customers and millions more who want to change their financial lives and get smarter about their money.

This hire will be an advocate and evangelist, both internally and externally, for the education component of Stash’s core value proposition. He/she will lead a team as player-coach and should be relentlessly passionate about educating and engaging consumers, seamlessly flexing between planning and executing and laser-focused on leveraging content to drive results.

What you’ll do:

  • Own StashLearn content on web and in the app 
  • Steward the educational voice of StashLearn and related in-app content with the goal of reinforcing The Stash Way in a simplified manner
  • Collaborate with our SEO and Optimization lead on overall content strategy to drive KPIs (reach and conversion)
  • Oversee editorial calendars driving content direction and tactical execution
  • Create and oversee editorial best practices
  • Ideate and develop tentpole content based campaigns
  • Assign and approve all editorial copy
  • Write and edit content, sometimes ghost write
  • Align with other marketing leads on content to support campaigns, launches, and product releases
  • Manage team of in-house content creators and external freelancers
  • Own creative direction of podcast
  • Evangelize Stash mission and content internally and externally
  • Serve as Content Lead within cross functional teams and projects to elevate the Stash Learn experience and amplify its impact, in accordance with company KPIs
  • Leverage data to optimize content production and programming decision making

What we're looking for:

  • 7+ years of experience directing editorial for a consumer finance publication, brand, or vertical
  • Strong leadership skills; Team management and development
  • Deep understanding of personal finance, basic investing, and how to write and edit for a consumer-facing audience
  • Proven track record of strategic editorial vision and direction
  • Experience creating, enhancing, and enforcing editorial voice to build a powerful brand
  • Proven track record of effectively using content to launch campaigns and products
  • Ability to leverage data to test and improve outcomes
  • Knowledge of SEO and organic strategies, tactics, and fundamentals
  • Ability to work cross functionally (Product, Marketing, Optimization, Creative, PR, Compliance)
  • Knowledge of content distribution and syndication
  • Seasoned public speaker and comfortable as a public facing evangelist for the brand
  • Team player whose flexible and wants to work in a fast paced collaborative environment
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Passion for making finance relatable for beginners 

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We believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to living our values, promoting innovation, and building the best products out there. Our success is directly related to the employees that we hire, grow and retain and we believe that our team should reflect the diversity of the customers that we serve.  

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Stash is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. Everyone is encouraged to apply.

Benefits, Perks, & More!:

* Equity In Stash * Flexible Vacation

Four Family-Friendly Medical Plans * Two Dental & One Vision Insurance Plan

* 401k * Learning & Development Stipend

* Commuter Benefits * Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

* Employee Referral Bonuses * Stocked Fridges & Kitchens

* Thursday Happy Hours * Catered Lunch on Fridays

* Team outings that do not involve trust falls...

Awards & Recognition:

  • Built in NYC's Best Places to work in 2019
  • Built in NYC’s Startups to Watch in 2018
  • Wall Street Journal's "Top 25 Tech Companies To Watch" in 2018
  • MarCom Awards 2018 Double Gold & Platinum Winner
  • 2017 Webby Award Winner for Best Mobile Sites & Apps in the Financial Services and Banking category
  • 2017 W3 Awards Winner for Best User Experience

**No recruiters, please.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • iOSLanguages
    • AndroidLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • PlayFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • LookerAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MandrillEmail

Location

500 7th Ave, New York , NY 10018

What are Stash Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Learning and Development Stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Flexible Work Schedule and Work/Life Balance. Learning & Development Stipend. Team Building Events and Activities. Demos, Drinks & Data every Thursday followed by Happy Hour. Stocked Fridge (food, snacks, drinks) Beer & Cold Brew on Tap. Catered Lunch on Fridays. Bi-weekly Stash Labs! (Work on passion projects for the day). 4 X Family-Friendly Health Insurance Plans Starting at $ 4.90 per month (Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield). Flexible Spending Account (FSA). 2 X Family-Friendly Dental Insurance Plans Starting at $ .39 per month (Guardian). 1 X Family-Friendly Vision Insurance Plan Starting at $ .04 per month (VSP). Short-term disability, long-term disability (60% of salary up to $12K/month), and basic life insurance ($50k).

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