Industry Dive
Washington, D.C.
Application Deadline: Oct. 7

Job Description

We’re looking for a sharp reporter to be a part of our new Payments Dive publication. You’ll regularly write business, financial and regulatory stories on the payments industry, from breaking news briefs to in-depth original stories. The job will give you an opportunity to build a beat in the burgeoning payments arena. You’ll assist in editing during our newsletter process, cultivate relationships with sources, and collaborate with a team of experienced journalists. This position reports to the managing editor.

Job Qualifications

  • A track record of strong writing and reporting skills and ability to thrive in a fast paced news environment.
  • Experience in business, financial services, payments and/or fintech reporting is highly preferred.
  • An ability to interpret and analyze business concepts and major news stories, including financial reports and government regulations.
  • An ability to build relationships with industry, government and other sources and grasp complex subjects related to the payments industry.
  • Strong digital news knowledge and aptitude.
  • Deadline-oriented time management skills; ability to turn around stories on tight deadlines, including breaking news coverage.
  • Proficiency in social media platforms.
  • A bachelor’s degree or graduate degree in journalism, English or similar field.
  • At least 3 years experience writing and reporting.