JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Options/Derivatives Reporter

Position Type: Full time

Location: Detroit, MI; open to remote candidates

High Level:

An opportunity to make an impact and play a key role in the growth of a top-50 financial publisher. We are hiring a reporter to join our team to help drive traffic, account creations and subscriptions to Benzinga.com. At Benzinga, content is king. Benzinga combines and makes accessible both the news and the conversation. This hybrid approach allows us to deliver relevant trends and scoop stories no one else can. We live and breathe Benzinga, and our job is to spread the news like a grass fire and bring you the most engaging content possible.

As an options reporter, you will have a direct hand in creating content seen by millions of readers and impacting the industry as a whole. If you know how to get pageviews and are enthusiastic about trying new things to engage readers, we want to talk to you.

What you’ll be doing:

  1. Surfacing interesting options behaviors that create opportunities for trading and investing
  2. Covering Options news that is integral to risk management and generating income
  3. Analyzing market dynamics that may pose favorable/unfavorable opportunities for investors
  4. Developing new story ideas that drive user engagement, including, but not limited to risk/reward trade ideas
  5. Utilizing traffic analytics to make informed decisions about news coverage and feature content.
  6. Engaging with Wall Street sources to uncover and publish exclusive and unique commentary on derivatives.
  7. Driving traffic to Benzinga.com.

The experience you need:

  1. Minimum three years experience at a digital publication, preferably in the financial media sector.
  2. Fluent understanding of derivatives
  3. Knowledge of the stock market and the world of finance.
  4. Deep rolodex within merger arb, convertible bond or other buy side shops
  5. Experience with trading platforms, writing options contracts and trading experience a plus
  6. Passion for trading stocks and the markets.

About Benzinga:

Benzinga is a premier financial media platform which helps millions of people improve their trading and investing each month. By providing superior information, data, and tools, Benzinga gives individuals the edge needed to profit in financial markets. Our team is devoted to the ambitious mission of making financial information easier to consume.

Benzinga is growing rapidly and we are seeking mind-blowingly talented and detail-oriented professionals with knowledge of web technology, finance, and writing. The search for the driven, dedicated, and self-starting individuals who will help propel Benzinga into its next stage of growth is on.

Are you looking for a “leave your ego at the door,” teamwork-oriented environment? Do you

love the idea of a role where every day offers new challenges? Then Benzinga is the place

to be.