Industry Dive

Editor, Payments
We’re looking for a sharp Editor to help launch our new Payments Dive publication. You’ll regularly edit and write stories leading coverage of the evolving payments industry, from breaking news briefs to in-depth original stories. You will assign and edit stories to reporters and freelancers, plan big projects, cultivate relationships with stakeholders, and collaborate with a small team. This position reports to the Managing Editor. 
What you bring to the table:

    Strong editing, reporting and writing skills. 
    A track record of proven business writing and reporting in a fast paced news environment. Experience covering the payments industry is strongly preferred.
    Ability to interpret and analyze business concepts, industry trends, and major news stories, including M&A, and financial reports.
    Ability to build relationships with industry, government and other sources and grasp complex subjects related to the payments industry, including card networks, issuers, processors, and how these types of companies interact with each other.
    Strong digital news knowledge and aptitude.
    Deadline-oriented time management skills; ability to turn around stories on tight deadlines, including breaking news coverage.
    Bachelor’s degree or better in journalism, English or similar field.
    At least 4 years' experience writing, reporting and/or editing in payments, finance, banking, fintech, or closely related field.
27 January 2021