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PERSONAL FINANCE WRITER/EDITOR

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, a national magazine that has been advising consumers and investors for more than 70 years, seeks an enthusiastic and ambitious senior-level writer and editor.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants should have an in-depth knowledge of personal finance issues, with at least ten years’ experience writing and editing articles about retirement and retirement planning as well as other financial topics—including taxes, credit, banking, insurance, saving for college and smart spending--for magazines, newspapers or websites. Social media proficiency and experience being interviewed by the media are a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write practical, easy-to-understand articles geared toward individuals and families for Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine and Kiplinger.com.
  • Assign and edit articles, and work with art department to develop illustration and photo ideas, sidebars, graphics and digital presentation.
  • Generate story ideas.
  • Work with the editor and other senior staff on long-term editorial projects for the magazine, related publications and the website.

Preference will be given to applicants willing to locate in the Washington, DC, area to work in our downtown offices.

The Kiplinger Organization, an Equal Opportunity Employer, offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Qualified applicants should forward resume with cover letter to:
HR@Kiplinger.com
Human Resources
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
1100 13th Street NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC 20005

Equal Opportunity Employer


Vice President for Personal Finance Content

The Kiplinger Washington Editors, a leading national publisher of business and financial content, seeks an energetic leader with demonstrated personal finance knowledge to advance the success of our print publications while accelerating our ongoing digital transition. The successful candidate will be a high-achieving editorial leader with a keen understanding of digital and print platforms. He or she must have several years of experience in editorial leadership and a proven track record of motivating staff.

KWE’s Vice President for Personal Finance Content is a senior editorial leadership position who will work closely with other C-level executives, including the CEO, COO, CFO, and Chief Content Officer, in coordination with circulation and advertising sales managers.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all of Kiplinger’s personal finance content. Those products include Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, Kiplinger.com, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, Kiplinger’s Investing for Income, Retirement Planning Guide newsstand special, premiums and other content as developed.
  • Inspire the current staff of 32 experienced print and digital journalist and recruit qualified candidates to join a growing team.
  • Generate new-product ideas, execute the editorial creation and cooperate with marketing to develop a sales plan.
  • Work with circulation/sales department to review and enhance sales material to attract new print subscribers and drive email list growth.
  • Work with custom publishing division to identify and develop print and interactive content to leverage the Kiplinger brand and develop a growing audience of corporate clients.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Expertise in personal finance publishing both in print and online.
  • Sound knowledge of and writing experience on topics such as investing, retirement planning, personal income taxes, estate planning and home ownership.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to analyze trends and know-how to create new products.
  • Ability to create an environment that motivates and maintains a high level of employee performance and morale.
  • Firm understanding of the changing nature of the publishing industry.

Additional Information:

  • Kiplinger provides competitive compensation and benefits packages, plus a collegial and supportive environment for quality work, professional development and a healthy work/life balance.

Email resume and cover letter to Denise Elliott, COO at delliott@kiplinger.com

Equal Opportunity Employer