Managing Editor

  • LendIt Fintech
  • May 12, 2021
Full-time Fintech - Other

Job Description

About us
LendIt Fintech ( is the world’s leading fintech media company. Bankers, fintech executives and investors from around the world rely on LendIt Fintech for industry news, analysis and gatherings -- online and offline.

Our news portfolio currently includes:

  • LendIt Fintech News
    • Global
    • Europe
    • LatAm
  • Fintech One-On-One Podcast
  • PitchIt Podcast
  • Fintech Features

About you
You are an experienced Editor and Journalist who has a track record covering financial services, fintech and/or technology. You love to write and you love to lead other writers as an editor-in-chief. You are ready to roll up your sleeves and generate your own content as well as build a robust news organization.

No matter where you stand at LendIt Fintech, you stand inside a whirlwind of activity. We’re a small, potent team of doers, and each individual plays an important role and makes a big impact. Your performance is critical to our success, and you will have direct interactions with company leadership.

As such, you must:

  • Be self-motivated
  • Be able to express your judgments clearly
  • Be execution-oriented, a real doer.

Day-to-day activities will include:

  • Develop captivating story ideas in digital banking, lending innovation, payments, blockchain, regulation and beyond
  • Recruit and manage a team of freelance journalists
  • Write clean, concise and factual articles
  • Review and edit the work of freelance journalists
  • Create trustworthy relationships with contacts and sources
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest fintech news developments
  • Contribute to LendIt Fintech’s live and virtual events, video sessions and podcasts
  • Maintain an ethical and objective standard in research & reporting
  • Accurately fact-check information
  • Meet deadlines
  • Work collaboratively with marketing and sales


  • Master’s degree is Journalism
  • At least 5 years work experience as a journalist
  • At least 2 years experience as an editor
  • Recent experience covering financial services, fintech or technology
  • An established book of relevant contacts/sources
  • Superb written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent observation and judgment skills

Characteristics we are looking for:

  • Integrity
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Work ethic & diligence
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • Humility
  • Positivity
  • Maturity

You will reports to:

Peter Renton, Chairman & Head of Content


This position needs to be filled immediately.

TBD based on your availability, throughput, experience and capabilities.

Office location:
We have two offices. One in midtown Manhattan and one in Denver. You can work out of either office, or remotely.

To be considered for an interview, complete the form below.