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Writer, Loans | Bankrate



Marketing & Communications
United States
Posted on Saturday, July 1, 2023

Red Ventures is looking for a talented and insightful Student Loans Writer who will be responsible for writing transactional and educational content on Bankrate. The Writer will write and update educational and experience articles, contribute student loan reviews, write and refresh “best of” pages and collaborate on editorial projects with editors and SEO team members. The Writer may also occasionally refresh and optimize "best of" and review pages as well as other related editorial properties.

What You'll Do:

  • Produce high-quality, well-researched content at a strong pace, especially educational and news topics
  • Stay up to date on industry news and trends to identify relevant content opportunities
  • Identify, pitch and write student loan-related stories on educational topics
  • Use SEO best practices and internal documentation to identify the highest-potential content refresh opportunities
  • Conduct SEO research to inform writing work while also collaborating with the SEO team
  • Update existing content (guides, comparisons, news, etc.) for timeliness and accuracy
  • Write following AP style and brand voice and tone
  • Check story drafts for errors, typos and linking opportunities
  • Use Asana, Google Sheets and our Content Management Systems as part of our editorial workflow for tracking and production

What We're Looking For:

  • 2+ years writing experience
  • Experience with writing student loans content, especially education-focused content. Alternatively, writing bylines at top publications with a strong interest in the student loans and personal finance space
  • A high level of passion and subject-matter expertise around the student loans landscape, plus a keen understanding of how it may be affected by ongoing legislation changes
  • Deep familiarity and experience with Google’s ever-evolving search landscape, including EEAT and other similar considerations
  • A portfolio of writing samples that showcases attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to adapt quickly to shifting priorities while keeping up with content production pace
  • Experience in meeting tight deadlines while working independently
  • Ability to collaborate with editors, designers, SEO team members, project managers and publishers
  • A strong drive for content creation with a track record for coming up with innovative approaches to complicated topics
  • Working knowledge of SEO best practices for YMYL content
  • Familiarity with AP style and using content style guides


  • Cash Compensation Range: $42,000 - $62,500
    *Note actual salary is based on geographic location, qualifications, and experience.

Additionally, the following benefits are provided by Red Ventures, subject to eligibility requirements.

  • Health Insurance Coverage (medical, dental, and vision)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • 401(k) with match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Bonding Benefit Program

Who We Are:

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and
For more information, visit and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications.

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