Robinhood

Crypto Editor, News and Education

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What Robinhood is looking for in applicants

Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all.

Robinhood was founded on a simple idea: that our financial markets should be accessible to all. With customers at the heart of our decisions, Robinhood is lowering barriers and providing greater access to financial information. Together, we are building products and services that help create a financial system everyone can participate in.

Just as we focus on our customers, we also strive to create an inclusive environment where our employees can thrive and do impactful work. We are proud of the competitive products and company culture we continue to build and have been recognized as:

  • Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2020
  • TIME100 Most Influential Companies 2021
  • Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ 2021 and Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ 2021

We’re growing and looking for...

We continue to hire Robinhoodies at a rapid pace to drive this journey, and with that growth comes necessary change. We’re seeking culture builders and curious thinkers looking to co-author the next chapters of our story. We’re in build mode, majorly expanding our team while also growing up as a company. Joining now means helping shape our structures and systems, then taking part as we launch into our ambitious future.

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About the team:

Robinhood Snacks is one of the largest and fastest growing news sources in the finance industry. We aim to reinvent the way finance news is gathered, shared, and consumed for the next generation. The Editorial team is hiring a Crypto Editor to write, shape, and oversee a range of new and long-standing news and education products.

This Editor will lead crypto news coverage for our news team, developing new formats and supporting staple news products through incisive, on the pulse coverage. The Editor will also serve as a subject matter expert guiding, shaping, and delivering crypto-focused educational media products within our Editorial team.

This role is crucial to ensuring best-in-class Editorial offerings as we optimize processes, scale our news podcast and newsletter, build out new video and social products, and develop the news and education experience in the Robinhood app. 

The ideal candidate has expertise covering and/or editing crypto news, with deep experience monitoring markets news, making real-time coverage decisions, shaping stories from assignment to publishing, and upleveling content to hone relevance and voice.

What you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Working closely with News editors and writers to pitch, develop, write, assign, and oversee stand-out crypto coverage daily for a range of channels and formats
  • Serving as a key creator, editor, and subject matter expert for crypto-focused education content developed within Editorial, in-app and beyond
  • Driving the creation and iteration of new crypto news and education products to serve our audience and customers in high impact ways
  • Ensuring a high quality bar for coverage prioritization, accuracy, analysis, digestibility, voice, and resonance with key cultural topics 
  • Upholding Robinhood's Editorial standards and working closely with internal reviewers to finalize coverage

About you:

  • 5+ years of experience as a journalist, news writer, or editor, with deep experience covering crypto
  • Excellent editorial judgement
  • Passionate about making complex financial topics digestible for a broad audience
  • Flexibility and willingness to experiment creatively to improve our editorial
  • Collaborative spirit working with cross-functional partners

Bonus points:

  • Love for finding creative, new ways to explain key markets concepts
  • Excited about the intersection of culture and finance

 

We’re looking for more growth-minded and collaborative people to be a part of our journey in democratizing finance for all. If you’re ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission—we’d love to have you apply even if you feel unsure about whether you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Robinhood, we're looking for people invigorated by our mission, values, and drive to change the world, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.

Robinhood promotes diversity and provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We are dedicated to building a company that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work (and work environment) will be for everyone. Additionally, Robinhood provides reasonable accommodations for candidates on request and respects applicants' privacy rights. To review Robinhood's Privacy Policy please visit rbnhd.co/applicant-privacy.

Robinhood's benefits include generous time off, 401(k) participation with employer match, comprehensive health coverage, a health savings account (HSA), wellness benefits, backup childcare and education stipends (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility).

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