Freelance Journalist/Correspondent (USA, Europe or Latin America)

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

Job Description

About us
LendIt Fintech (www.lendit.com) 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 Journalist who has a track record covering financial services, fintech and/or technology. You love to write, research and develop your own story ideas.

Day-to-day activities will include:

  • Pitch and develop captivating story ideas in digital banking, lending innovation, payments, blockchain, regulation and beyond
  • Write clean, concise and factual articles
  • Record and edit short-form video content
  • 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

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree is Journalism or relevant subject matter
  • At least 2 years work experience as a journalist
  • 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 report to:
Managing Editor

Timeframe:
This position needs to be filled immediately.

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

Location:
Remote - looking to hire local correspondents in the USA, Europe and Latin America.

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