Head of Editorial at Finder

Publishing & Editorial, Sydney sydney
Description
Posted 10 days ago

Role Overview:

The Head of Editorial is a leadership role within Finder’s Growth team. You will lead our editorial team of writers, editors and video producers to develop compelling, high performing content across Finder’s website and app. Over two million Australians use Finder each month to compare products, save money and invest. This role is an ideal opportunity for an experienced digital editor who is passionate about helping Australians make better financial decisions.

You have a track record of leading the production of high-quality content (written, video and audio), and experience mentoring editorial crew to create compelling content that’s best in class. 

You have a deep understanding of audience acquisition and engagement, excellent communication skills and are motivated by finding new ways to simplify complex financial topics to make them more accessible for everyday Australians. 

You’ll be proactive and able to influence senior stakeholders. You will leverage your existing expertise and relationships to act as a spokesperson for Finder.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the editorial strategy to drive traffic across Finder Australia
  • Lead our high-performing, tight-knit editorial team 
  • Work with the editorial and publishing teams to develop our editorial strategy covering audience acquisition and engagement, news and video
  • Provide detailed, actionable feedback to ensure our content quality is always best in class.
  • Work across a large body of pre-existing content and develop an ‘always-on’ strategy for improving & refining content and bolstering its SEO performance
  • Raise the benchmark for quality with our existing content and build processes to ensure that standard is maintained

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Experience leading and inspiring an editorial team
  • Experience with content strategy and editorial planning for both news and evergreen articles
  • Experience mentoring and developing writers to ensure content is clear, compelling and impactful
  • An understanding of SEO, keyword research and the tools required to explore user insights, supported by editorial experience
  • An innate ability to understand complicated topics and break them down into a clear and digestible message 
  • Experience building out content on new and unfamiliar topics

Application process:

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you've been looking for, select the 'Apply Now' button below to submit your cover letter and resume. Use your cover letter to introduce us to you; we want to know who you are, what you've worked on and why you think you'd be a great addition to the Finder team.

Inclusion
To build technology and products that are used and loved by people and solve real-world problems, we need to build a team with many different perspectives and experiences. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us. We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. Email [email protected] with any questions or feedback.