LendIt Fintech (www.lendit.com) is the world’s leading fintech media company. Bankers, fintech executives, and investors from around the globe rely on LendIt Fintech for industry news, analysis, and gatherings — online and offline.
You are fully bilingual in written and spoken English and Spanish, with Portuguese as a bonus. You know fintech inside and out and have a large contact list in LatAm in the fintech space.
As such, you must:
Be able to express your judgments clearly
Be execution-oriented, a real doer.
What we do for our audience:
We provide industry intelligence: information, insight, analysis, informed points of view, actionable ideas, key learnings, applicable knowledge
We showcase the best and brightest in the industry, providing the spotlight for a significant moment in the fast-changing world of financial services.
The problem we are addressing is that financial services are undergoing massive, tech-driven change. The industry needs a way to understand better, stay ahead of, and benefit competitively from it all.
The contract freelance journalist will:
Assess leads and pitches captivating story ideas to editors
Review and edit work for editorial approval
Write clean, concise, and factual articles
Adhere to the ethical code of the profession
Create trustworthy relationships with contacts and sources
Keep up to date on the latest fintech news developments
The contract freelance journalist must:
Maintain an ethical and objective standard in research and reporting
Accurately fact-check information
Work collaboratively with marketing and sales for content promotion and relationship building
At least four years of work experience
AP Style obsessive
Fully bilingual in written and spoken English and Spanish, Portuguese a bonus
Superb written and verbal communications skills
Knowledge of key players and trends in fintech in Latin America
Excellent observation and judgment skills
Work ethic & diligence
You will report to:
Editor John White
TBD based on your availability, throughput, experience, and capabilities.
We have two offices — one in midtown Manhattan and one in Denver. You will be working remotely.