Job Category:
Accounting & Finance, News & Journalism, Writing


To be discussed.


The Investing team at U.S. News & World Report is looking for a freelance writer to write content for our Mutual Fundrankings. The U.S. News Best Mutual Fund rankings combine expert analyst opinions and fund-level data to rank over 4,500 mutual funds. Rankings reflect a variety of popular fund rating systems which track funds’ historical and current performance, risk and other metrics to help investors understand each fund’s overall strategy and quality. The Mutual Fund rankings help our readers make clear and confident financial decisions.

The freelance writer should have in-depth knowledge and experience with mutual funds.
He or she should be able to convey to the reader a clear, concise overview of the fund, its investment strategy, the role it should play in a portfolio, who manages the fund, the fund’s performance, its fees and the fund’s risk level.


* Strong clips/portfolio of prior investing writing

* Expertise and knowledge of mutual funds

* Experience writing for a consumer publication a plus

* Ability to self-edit and self-check facts, and turn in clean copy that is devoid of errors and grammatical issues

* Ability to turn in work by deadlines set by editor

This freelance position is compensated on a per-submission basis. Applicants must provide a resume, cover letter and three clips, preferably investing content samples.



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If you are seeking an environment where your contribution helps people across the U.S. and worldwide make some of the most important decisions of their lives, and you want to work in a friendly environment where employees’ opinions are valued, then U.S. News is the place for you! We offer a strong benefits package, including but not limited to: competitive compensation, health, dental, vision, 401K with a match as well as a variety of flexible spending accounts to match the needs of our employees.

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