MoneySavingExpert.com, Money Writer

Location
London (Central)
Salary
£DoE
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) is the UK’s biggest consumer website. It provides millions of users with free, independent, editorially-led information about all things money.

The goal for everyone working at MSE is simple – we’re dedicated to cutting consumer bills and fighting hard for financial justice for everyone. We get around 15m Money Savers to our website every month.

Our weekly email is full of exclusive deals, tricks and MoneySaving guides, all aimed at helping people make the most of their cash. The MSE Forum is a lively and supportive community, with more than 1.5 million users taking part in 3 million discussions ranging from making the most of your credit card to good old-fashioned thrifty budgeting.

In addition, our Cheap Energy Club takes the hard work out of switching energy and saving on energy bills whilst the newly launched Credit Club is a great way of managing an array of financial decisions.

But what really makes MSE stand-out from the crowd is the Editorial Code, which lies at the heart of everything we do. Regardless of your role at MSE, it’s everybody’s job to champion the consumer - and that makes us a truly unique, exciting and rewarding place to work. 

If you are inspired by what we do or see yourself as a passionate consumer champion, and have the grit and enthusiasm along with the skills we seek, a career in MSE might just be the right career step you are looking for.

What will you be doing?

We are looking for a talented and hungry money writer to join the Editorial team in our central London office.

You’ll primarily be writing and updating guides as part of our money team, but will also write news stories, blogs and content for the MSE weekly email across a range of topics, such as mortgages, pensions, tax, debt solutions, investments and more. You’ll be required to take responsibility for certain topics and become an expert in those areas.


What do you need to excel in this role? ­­

As well as being a top-notch journalist who can explain complicated subjects in an easy-to-read manner, you'll need an analytical mind and meticulous attention to detail to ensure every word you publish is absolutely spot-on. 

Ideally you’ll have worked for a consumer-facing publication before and have a good knowledge of personal finance issues.

Essential:

  • Prior journalism experience.
  • A flair for writing and the ability to bring complex subjects to life.
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines.Meticulous attention to detail.
  • The ability to crunch numbers and think analytically
  • Knowledge of and experience of reporting on personal finance stories.


Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with HTML.
  • NCTJ or other accredited journalism qualification.


To apply, please email your CV, covering letter and salary expectations by completing the application form below.

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