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Associate Writer, Credit Cards | The Points Guy



Marketing & Communications
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023

The Points Guy is looking for an associate credit card writer who will update, edit and refine our credit card marketplace pages as well as evergreen editorial articles to maximize revenue and enhance TPG’s search presence. This role requires excellent organizational and time management skills, a willingness to take on long-term projects, and precise attention to detail. This person will collaborate closely with both our SEO and editorial teams to maintain an efficient calendar for refreshing our evergreen and high-performing posts, and will take on the work of updating them with guidance from more senior members of both departments as well as the compliance team.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone with a familiarity with SEO best practices as well as strong writing and editing skills. They should enjoy working in a fast-paced, energetic environment where hard work and initiative are valued and rewarded.

What You'll Do:

  • Stay up-to-date on the most current credit card offers in the marketplace.
  • Collaborate with SEO analysts to maintain a master list of high-performing articles that merit periodic updates.
  • Coordinate with the editorial team to highlight new card offers, benefits, and terms to include in content refreshes.
  • Write updates for our high-performing posts and transactional credit card pages on either a monthly or quarterly basis, as well as when new, limited-time offers occur.
  • Edit and fact-check posts and transactional pages thoroughly.
  • Usher posts and category pages through the content production and compliance processes to final publication.
  • Attend collaboration meetings and report to SEO and editorial contacts on a weekly basis.
  • Pinpoint opportunities to streamline our content refresh process.

What We're Looking For:

  • A team player who enjoys collaborating with others to solve problems, improve processes, and better meet the needs of the TPG reader.
  • A strong communicator who can clearly and succinctly communicate deadlines, deliverables, and opportunities for improvement in a cross-functional work environment.
  • A highly organized individual with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize their workload according to changing needs.
  • A fast learner who is willing to invest time and energy into learning about rewards credit cards and corresponding loyalty programs.
  • Strong research and writing skills with the ability to edit and rewrite on a deadline.
  • Foundational understanding of SEO best practices and ability to work closely with team members to optimize editorial content.
  • Good grasp of The Points Guy voice and style and the ability to enhance it on the posts for which you are responsible.
  • Familiarity with AP style and using content style guides.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress and HTML preferred.
  • Prior personal or professional experience with credit cards and travel is a plus.
  • An overwhelming desire to HAVE FUN while educating and informing TPG’s audience about all things travel.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Even if you don’t meet all of the above requirements, we still want to hear from you!


  • Cash Compensation Range: $42,000-$66,000*
    *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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