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24 Mar 2024

Full-Time Managing Editor

QuinStreet – Posted by remotejobsninja United States

Job Description

QuinStreet is a pioneer in powering decentralized onlinemarketplaces that match searchers and research and compare consumers with brands. We run these virtual- and private-label marketplaces in one of the nations largest media networks.

Our industry leading segmentation and AI-drivenmatching technologies help consumers find better solutions and brands faster.They allow brands to target and reach in-market customer prospects with pinpoint segment-by-segment accuracy, and to pay only for performance results.

Our campaign-results-driven matching decision engines and optimization algorithms are built from over 20 years and billions of dollars of online media experience.

We believe in:

  • The direct measurability of digital media.
  • Performance marketing. (We pioneered it.)
  • The advantages of technology.

We bring all this together to deliver truly great results for consumers and brands in the worlds biggest channel.

Job Category

QuinStreet is looking for a Managing Editor to join our Insurance Editorial team, part of QuinStreet’s expert Research and Publishing Division. This person will play a pivotal role in producing high-quality, data-driven articles focused on various aspects of insurance. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of insurance concepts, excellent writing skills, and the ability to leverage data to craft compelling narratives that resonate with our audience.

In this position, you will perform key editorial functions, including writing and reporting, editing, developing article ideas, assigning work to freelancers, conducting SEO, creating surveys, and working with public relations and social media teams. You will produce data-based content packages, which include consumer-advice articles andguides (1,000 to 5,000 words), insurance-buying calculators and tools, and other assets. You will work alongside the editors of QuinStreets other insurance websites,, and

To be a successful Managing Editor and thrive in our culture, you must:

  • Be passionate about helping readers and ensuring that our insurance articles are consistently engaging, clear and actionable.
  • Be able to edit consistently at a high level, including having the ability to rewrite articles for content, flow and accuracy.
  • Be passionate about developing data-driven and research-based stories.
  • Be a team player, able to collaborate well with freelance writers, web producers and other editors to produce high-quality and engaging content.
  • Be comfortable being interviewed by media members for your articles.
  • Be able to give constructive feedback, work through competing viewpoints and handle challenging conversations effectively.


  • Stay on top of insurance trends and develop new and interesting story ideas.
  • Research, analyze, and interpret data to identify relevant trends, insights, and topics within the insurance industry.
  • Work up new ideas for interactive tools, surveys, and other content.
  • Write, proofread and fact-check content.
  • Monitor and analyze content performance metrics to assess effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.
  • Edit content for publication.
  • Research and assign new articles, in collaboration with the site producer and other stakeholders, to freelancers.
  • Work with our data analytics team to gather and review data sets and to turn insurance rate data into informative, accessible editorial content and interactive graphics.
  • Review and edit press releases and promote articles through social media.
  • Develop expertise in auto, home and health insurance.


  • Bachelors degree preferred, preferably in English, Communications, Marketing, or Journalism
  • 3+ years of work experience in online content publishing, editing and copywriting, covering one or more insurance segments – Auto, Home, Life and Health insurance.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and organize a large number of concurrent projects
  • Comfortable working within a monthly and quarterly content budget and collaborating with other editors to stay within budget.
  • Understand SEO and optimize content for ranking and engagement. This will be a substantial portion of your role.
  • Strong editing and writing skills (knowledge of AP Style a plus)
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, CMS (e.g., WordPress, Strapi), and task management tools Jira, Asana.
  • Familiarity with spreadsheet manipulation and filtering (must be comfortable with Excel)
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics or similar software/tools Similarweb, SEMRush, Ahrefs, etc.
  • Moderate level of comfort working with basic HTML
  • Understands the need and general process for long-term content planning
  • Demonstrated communication abilities
  • Able to learn new concepts/software quickly.

The expected salary range for this position is $60,000 USD to $100,000 USD annually. This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on the Companys compensation practices. The salary may be adjusted based on applicant’s geographic location. The position is also eligible to receive performance bonus or commission and equity in the form of restricted stock units. This position is eligible to participate in the Companys standard employee benefits programs, which currently include health care benefits; (2) retirement benefits; (3) the amount of paid days off (paid sick leave, parental leave, paid time off, or vacation benefits); (4) any other tax-reportable benefits.


Flexibility for occasional travel to different offices or events is essential to fulfill the duties of this role. This may include attending meetings, conferences, or training sessions, as well as collaborating with team members or partners in various locations. While travel requirements may vary, candidates should be prepared to engage in occasional travel as needed to support business objectives and foster professional relationships.

QuinStreet is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristics protected by law.

Job Categories: Remote Editing Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

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