Career Opportunities at StreetAuthority

StreetAuthority is one of the largest and fastest-growing publishers of independent financial research, with more than 100,000 paid subscribers and 1.7 million unique online visitors per month. 

Interested in working for StreetAuthority? Apply to one of the jobs below:

Junior Financial Writer (Entry-Level) - (Austin, TX)

Senior Financial Writer - (Austin, TX/Telecommute)

Editorial Intern - (Austin, TX)

Lead Generation/PPC Advertising Coordinator (Entry-Level) - (Austin, TX)

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Junior Financial Writer - (Austin, TX)

StreetAuthority is looking for a talented Junior Financial Writer with a passion for trading to add to our growing editorial team.

Job Requirements:

The Junior Financial Writer is expected to provide independent, unbiased articles on trading stocks and options for our readership of more than one million individual investors through our website, www.StreetAuthority.com. They will also be responsible for helping deliver a series of both free and paid financial newsletters.

The type of writing we're looking for will:

  • Display a clear understanding of investing, trading, and the financial world
  • Feature a compelling investment topic not readily found on other financial websites
  • Have a strong narrative that not only brings the reader in, but draws them through the content

Education/Experience:

  • Degree in English, Journalism, Business, Finance, or Marketing is preferred.
  • Direct experience with the stock market and investing/trading.

Salary:

The starting salary will be based on your experience and qualifications. Paid sick/vacation, health, vision, dental, 401(k) included.

Location:

This position is located in Northwest Austin, Texas.

How To Apply:

Please email the following to Jobs@StreetAuthority.com with the subject line "Junior Financial Writer":

  • A cover letter explaining why you want to work at StreetAuthority, and why you are the best candidate for this position.
  • Previous writing samples you've done that focus on specific stock trades or are related to trading (links to online versions are acceptable).
  • Resume.
  • No phone calls please.

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Senior Financial Writer - (Austin, TX/Telecommute)

Do you have what it takes to write for one of the fastest-growing stock market websites in the country?

StreetAuthority.com is looking for experienced, senior-level financial writers to join our team. But we don't want just anyone...

Our writers are investing experts with strong opinions, a proven track record of success (with evidence to back it up), and a love for finding the next great investment that will make money for our readers.

Job Requirements:

StreetAuthority has become one of the largest media companies in the financial industry by focusing on compelling topics that are not widely covered anywhere else.

As you learn our style, you will be contributing to our premium, fee-paid newsletters, writing website articles for StreetAuthority.com, writing in-depth research reports, and a number of other items.  But what we really want are writers who can take the next step and become the main personality and expert behind a premium (paid) newsletter advisory.

Being a newsletter personality involves researching and writing compelling, in-depth articles about your investment recommendations. But it's more than simply writing a "book report" on a stock.  You'll have to build your issues around interesting angles that educate and entertain readers.  And most important, you'll need to be a leader who isn't afraid to make bold calls and to point out exactly why our readers should trust YOUR judgment and why they should not follow the herd.

Investment Categories You Should Focus on:

We're looking for writers who specialize in one or more of the following categories:

  • Income Investing (with a focus on dividend-paying stocks)
  • Growth Stocks
  • Short-Term Trading
  • Options Trading (with an emphasis on writing puts and calls as a means to generate income)
  • Crisis Investing (show readers how to invest in bear markets and other crisis situations)

Experience:

  • A history of making profitable investments
  • Expert-level knowledge of the stock market, with the passion and ability to teach others
  • Ability to write in an easy-to-understand, conversational voice
  • A creative eye for finding investments and investment themes that aren't covered elsewhere
  • A team player willing to pitch in when and where needed to help our fast-growing company
  • A positive attitude, and comfort with having your work edited
  • Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills for tight deadlines

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a financial field (finance, business, economics), or related industry experience.
  • Prior experience writing financial articles for a highly-visible website or publication. 
  • Candidates with experience writing financial advisories will be given the most consideration.  
  • At a minimum, qualified candidates must have experience researching investing ideas and writing articles focused on specific stocks, ETFs and other financial instruments. 

Salary:

Salary level will depend on experience.  Full benefits provided, including health insurance and 401(k).

Location:

Qualified candidates will be given the opportunity to work remotely from anywhere in the world.  However, the ideal candidate would be willing to relocate to our home office in Austin, Texas.

How to Apply:

Please email the following to AnalystJobs@StreetAuthority.com with the subject line: "Senior Financial Writers Candidate":

  • A cover letter explaining why you want to work at StreetAuthority, and why you are the best candidate for this position.  Prove your experience and expertise in all areas mentioned above.
  • Resume and Portfolio (links to a website are accepted)
  • Previous writing samples you've done that focus on specific stocks or ETFs 
  • No phone calls please

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Editorial Intern - (Austin, TX)

This position is ideal for an enterprising college student interested in creating compelling editorial content, as well as research and editing, specifically in the financial sector. If chosen, you will not be fetching coffee or shuffling papers. You will be learning real, marketable skills within a multi-million dollar financial publishing company.

Job Requirements:

This person will work directly with the editorial team to produce compelling financial content and post timely, relevant articles on our website and in our online newsletters.

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates should meet all of the following requirements:

  • 20-30 hours/week availability
  • Majoring in Business, Finance, Journalism, Marketing and/or English is preferred
  • Introductory knowledge of and a passion for investing and the stock market
  • Strong writing and grammatical savvy
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, content management systems, and marketing strategies

Location:

This internship is located at our home office in Austin, Texas.

How to Apply:

To express your interest in this position, please submit the following to Jobs@StreetAuthority.com, with the subject line: "Editorial Internship Position".

  • A copy of your resume.
  • Cover letter explaining why you are the right fit for this internship.
  • No phone calls please

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Lead Generation/PPC Advertising Coordinator (Entry-Level) - (Austin, TX)

We are currently seeking an Entry-Level Lead Generation/PPC Advertising Coordinator. The ideal candidate for this position is an analytical self-starter who has a significant interest in creating, implementing, optimizing, analyzing, and growing pay-per-click advertising campaigns across multiple channels. This role will require excellent written and verbal communication skills, an analytical mind, and a drive to learn all the ins and outs of search engine and display marketing.

Job Requirements:

This position will report directly to, and train extensively with, the Director of Lead Generation Advertising. We are looking for a team player who approaches their work with an entrepreneurial attitude and who is driven towards success and helping others be successful, as well. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Austin, Texas.

Required Skills/Attributes:

Qualified candidates should meet all of the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Finance, or Economics
  • Online marketing/advertising internship and/or job experience
  • Experience with search engine or display marketing platforms like Google AdWords and Bing Ads
  • Experience tracking, reporting, and analyzing data
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, and other protocols essential for productive/day-to-day workflow
  • Basic understanding of the financial markets and interest in investment strategies
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts and skills quickly
  • Self-starter with a great attitude and strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills, detail-oriented and organized

Location:

This position is located at our home office in Austin, Texas.

Salary/Benefits:

The starting salary will be based on your experience and qualifications. Paid sick/vacation, health, vision, dental, 401(k) included.

How to Apply:

To express your interest in this position, please submit the following to Advertisingjobs@StreetAuthority.com, with the subject line: "Lead Generation/PPC Advertising Coordinator Position". No phone calls please.

  • A copy of your resume.
  • Cover letter explaining why you are the right fit for this position and answers the following questions:
  • Q: Why are you interested in this position and why should we consider you?
  • Q: What specific skills and experience do you have that would make you a valuable member to our team? (e.g. relevant work experience or academic project)

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