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Research Reporter

The Kiplinger Washington Editors, one of America’s most respected business and personal-finance publishers, is seeking a bright, motivated individual for an entry-level research reporter position on our Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine staff. The reporter will fact-check articles for the magazine and Kiplinger.com website, provide research and reporting assistance to writers, and contribute content to the magazine and Kiplinger.com.

Applicant must have a B.A. in Journalism or related field. Excellent fact-checking and research skills required, plus attention to grammar, spelling and syntax. Strong analytical, quantitative and communication skills. Must be able to work well as part of a team under deadline pressure. Good computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Excel, are essential. Familiarity with database applications and social media is a plus.

KWE offers excellent benefits, including a 401(k) with employer contribution, health and dental coverage, along with terrific growth opportunities.

Qualified applicants should e-mail cover letter, résumé and writing sample to:

HR@kiplinger.com

Equal Opportunity Employer


Tax Editor

The Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc., seeks an experienced tax writer and editor to deliver engaging, actionable tax guidance and forecasts to the Kiplinger audience in digital and print formats. This editor will contribute to the Kiplinger Tax Letter and Kiplinger.com on a regular basis, and will help launch a variety of ancillary products and services. Fast-paced, this new position at Kiplinger will require a deep understanding of the tax code and tax-planning, knowledge of tax-filing strategies and tactics for both businesses and individual taxpayers, and strong organizational and editing skills and the ability to meet daily deadlines. At Kiplinger, we start with the expectation that our readers will act on our advice, and benefit from doing so.

Essential Functions:

  • Create, manage, and edit a yearlong schedule of tax content for Kiplinger.com, including insightful and practical articles, slideshows, quizzes, and exclusive tools
  • Report and write exclusive news and insights for the tax professionals and affluent DIY taxpayers who subscribe to the Kiplinger Tax Letter; manage the production process of the print Tax Letter as needed
  • Cultivate and manage a stable of knowledgeable outside authors and writers to produce a steady flow of new tax content
  • Bring lucrative new spinoff products to life in collaboration with fellow editors and marketing colleagues.
  • Collaborate with social media and business development colleagues to expand our digital reach and find new opportunities for growth

Desired Experience and Skill Sets:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a fast-paced editorial environment, ideally working across both print and digital properties.
  • Keen understanding of federal and state tax laws, including the legislative process. In addition, the ability to analyze the impact of tax legislation, court decisions, and IRS rulings and regulations, and to anticipate and spot trends
  • Knowledge of broader personal finance concepts and how tax strategy integrates with those concepts
  • Ability to write with clarity about complex tax matters, and to distill complicated issues to their essence
  • Comfortable with learning and using unique writing styles that can vary with publication or audience
  • A high comfort level with content management systems
  • Ability to think qualitatively and strategically
  • Understanding and embrace of social media and other evolving digital platforms
  • Passionate commitment to quality, timeliness, and accuracy
  • JD required, although a CPA will be considered in lieu of a JD. LLM (in taxation) desired

Send cover letter and resume to: HR@kiplinger.com and sstevens@kiplinger.com

Equal Opportunity Employer


Investment Writer(s)

Kiplinger's Personal Finance, a leader in providing timely, trusted financial advice and economic forecasting for more than 70 years, is seeking experienced investment writers for its Web site, Kiplinger.com.

Role Overview

Those hired for this coveted position should have at least three-five years of experience writing about general market conditions, trends, and forecasts as well as specific stocks, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, and bonds. We want applicants who can write practical, sophisticated yet easy-to-understand analysis geared toward helping investors of all stripes. At Kiplinger, we start with the expectation that readers will act on our advice, and benefit from doing so.

Responsibilities

  • conceive high-quality, traffic-driving ideas in collaboration with Kiplinger investing editors
  • report and write assignments, bringing them to life across all platforms—articles, columns, slideshows, quizzes, and infographics
  • produce and maintain assigned pieces in the Kiplinger.com content management system in collaboration with digital editors to maximize traffic and audience

Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge of – and passion for – U.S. and global financial markets
  • Superior writing and editing abilities, excellent interviewing and datamining skills
  • Must be proficient at analyzing stocks, mutual funds, ETFs and similar investments
  • Must enjoy making investment recommendations and crafting actionable advice
  • Capable of producing high-quality work at a fast pace
  • A self-starter with creativity, versatility, collegiality, and persistence
  • Intense attention to accuracy, detail and consistency
  • Social media skills
  • Adept at employing charts and graphs to enhance storytelling
We prefer to hire full-time employees who would work out of our Washington, D.C., headquarters. The Kiplinger Organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants should forward resume with cover letter to: HR@kiplinger.com

Equal Opportunity Employer