Staff Writer - Credit Karma

Staff Writer

Credit Karma is looking for a passionate, curious staff writer who is eager to join a mission-driven organization that is making financial progress possible for everyone. You’ll join a team with exceptionally high editorial standards. We’ve worked at some of the top journalism and personal finance outlets in the U.S., and we are growing rapidly. You’ll play a pivotal role in the future of our content roadmap and will be expected to quickly create content that matters to tens of millions of U.S. and Canadian consumers.
Your Profile:

Experienced at writing, editing and publishing digital content that moves readers in some tangible way — to explore related content, take action, share insights with friends and family or interact with relevant products or services
A passionate learner: You have a hunger to truly understand a subject matter so you can break down complex topics into friendly, readable, educational copy.
Able to adhere to the highest journalistic standards for fact-checking and sourcing.
Familiar with SEO best practices or a strong willingness to learn
Data-Driven. You love to dig into performance analytics
What You'll Do:

Write a steady flow of content optimized for SEO, product experiences and member education, with an emphasis on credit cards, mortgage and auto insurance and loans
Pay strict attention to regulatory and compliance requirements when writing while maintaining a relatable, human voice
Partner closely with our editorial content strategist to create and fulfill a robust product editorial calendar
Collaborate with our in-house SEO team to ensure our content is discoverable by the major search engines
Leverage data and analytics to assess content performance and work closely with the managing editor to apply these learnings
What's Great About It:

Strong sense of purpose. Every day we work passionately on behalf of our members, current and future. This culture of service can be felt throughout Credit Karma, from the content we create to how business decisions are made
Great co-workers. Credit Karma’s core values center on consumer empathy, teamwork, quality deliverables and a bias toward action. We want to win, but we want to cross the finish line together
Our Ideal Candidate:

2-4 years of writing and editing experience in a fast-paced digital environment
A Bachelor’s degree that emphasizes a love of language and exceptional proficiency in written English. That might be Journalism, English, Communications/Marketing, Public Relations or something similarly relevant
Prior experience in financial services journalism or content creation in a highly regulated environment
Experience writing in a mobile-first environment
Basic SEO knowledge
Familiarity with an analytics platform such as Google Analytics
Experience with AP style.


2-4 years of real-world experience but exceptional master's degree candidates will be considered, especially those with a demonstrated passion for helping people of all backgrounds make financial progress.

How To Apply:

Please apply through this link

If you have any questions, please email Katie O'Connor, Credit Karma's Director of Content, at

Additional Details:

Location State Salary Duration Schedule Deadline
San Francisco California Negotiable. Credit Karma has unparalleled benefits, including a generous learning and development stipend. Starts immediately (or directly post-graduation) Full Time May 31, 2017

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Created On:  04/02/2017 - 12:00 a.m.

Modified On:  04/03/2017 - 10:24 a.m.

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