Writer, Strategic Initiatives

Job Number: R50013436

Brand: Fox Corporation

Job Type: Ad Sales

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: February 22, 2021

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Corporation

Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox Corporation is seeking a writer who will join the Strategic Initiatives/Business Development team to help grow the content partnership with Credible, a consumer finance marketplace. As the Writer, Strategic Initiatives, you will write multiple articles on personal finance and business news, monitor the news cycle for story pitches, analyze metrics and other KPIs, and conduct market research. You will also assist the team in developing assignments for outside writers. You should be a master multitasker who can work effectively, efficiently, and quickly while managing multiple assignments, and you should have excellent writing skills, experience in implementing SEO tactics, and have a background in journalism or another related field.

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A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write daily news/evergreen stories tied to the business/personal finance news cycle
  • Produce personal finance assignments weekly and assign them to outside writers
  • Edit/produce stories daily (produce, plagiarize check, fact check, SEO, add CTAs)
  • Research and pitch new content based on historical performances, news cycles, and other revenue-generation measures
  • Monitor the business news cycle for potential content ideas/opportunities to grow the partnership
  • Use analytic platforms to understand real-time and historical data and trends to better inform decision-making
  • Explore and pursue ways to grow the partnership via content coverage
  • Build, edit, and maintain Google docs for project organization
  • Edit, monitor, and update content placement on the Fox News and Fox Business homepages
  • Run reports/provide data analysis and insight into the performance of select articles, verticals, and the partnership overall

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • At least 3 years’ worth of digital experience (preferably in journalism or marketing/advertising), including SEO strategies
  • Experience covering business news or consumer/personal finance topics
  • Writing/editing background
  • Ability to write clean, concise, accurate copy on a tight deadline, multiple times daily
  • Ability to multitask on multiple projects
  • Understanding of the digital landscape; forward-thinking mentality
  • Highly analytical, ability to interpret data, recognizing inflection points and key insights
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic analytics platforms (Chartbeat, Omniture)

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEAL BREAKER

  • A Bachelor’s degree

ABOUT YOU

  • Self-starter, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong and collaborative work ethic
  • Critical thinker and creative problem solver
  • Interest in growth, growing revenue, and digital media

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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