We’re looking for an Associate Editor to help us give our readers the best and most jam-packed information on saving / earning / investing money that can be found anywhere in Canada.

Think you can deliver?

Who we are

Based in Atlantic Canada, ​HowToSaveMoney.ca​ and ​ creditcardGenius.ca​ have become two of the top resources for Canadian consumers with over 180,000+ users reading our material every month.

We’re on a mission to publish original, helpful, authentic, detailed, and balanced articles. Because Canadian consumers deserve it.

Here’s what’s in it for you:

  • Work with a content team that is key to the success of our business with many opportunities for new and interesting work.
  • Join a high energy startup environment where you're always learning and being challenged backed by a profitable company without the usual startup risk.
  • Get the tools and resources you need to do your job well. If it will make you significantly faster, better, or smarter – then we want you to have it.
  • Competitive salary and vacation package commensurate with experience.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a Associate Editor who can take good content into something remarkable, manage our editorial calendar, and write well-researched personal finance articles, like this one, of your own.

Your Skills

We’re looking for someone with a good mix of the following skills and experience:

  • You’ve got a passion for learning, fine-tuned attention to detail, and consistent high-standards.
  • With your Olympian work ethic, you thrive in a demanding start-up environment.
  • Nothing slips by you with your organizational and time management skills.
  • You prioritize your tasks with urgency and deadlines in mind and have impeccable follow-through.
  • You’ve got a bias for action: you love checking things off your to-do list and getting things done.

Being well-versed on money in one (or several – the more the better) of the following areas would be ideal:

  • Cars and Transportation – Getting from point A to point B is expensive and something we all need to do. Includes buying and selling cars, car maintenance, car sharing, commuting, public transit, parking, taxis, etc.
  • Clothes – Everyone needs clothes. Includes things like clothes swapping, goodwill, thrift stores, designer brands, fabric quality, care and maintenance, etc.
  • Coupons – Where to get them, how to use them, places that accept them, strategies for stacking them, how to organize and be efficient with them, etc.
  • Credit Cards – Includes points, sign up bonuses, rate of return calculations, churning, credit score, perks, insurance, fraud, acceptance, low interest balance transfers, risks, etc.
  • Entertainment - Dining out, attractions, movies, music, video games, adventures, outdoor activities, games, etc.
  • Finances – Includes banking, saving, investing, budgeting, personal finance, money saving strategies, loans, etc.
  • Food and Groceries – We all need to eat so everyone wants to save on food. Combines many of the other saving disciplines like couponing, flyers, sales, rewards, price matching, etc. As well as some other ones like buying local, buying bulk, wholesalers, gardening, freezer cooking, buying in season, etc.
  • Freebies – Who doesn’t love a good freebie? Need detailed knowledge about where to look and how to get them.
  • Hot Deals – We’re want the hottest top quality deals that the majority of Canadians would be interested in, not just the latest promotion from store XYZ. Filtering to the max.
  • Housing – Having a roof over our heads is necessary and expensive. Includes buying and selling real estate, rent, heating and cooling, maintenance, landscaping, yard work, furnishings, property taxes, commuting, etc.
  • Increasing Income - Salary negotiation, starting a side-hustle, etc.
  • Insurance – Includes car, home, life, disability, rental, credit card, etc.
  • Investing – RRSPs, TFSAs, ETFs, Mutual Funds, DIY, Diversification, etc.
  • Rewards Programs – Includes both retail and travel as well as Canadian and international.
  • Shopping – Both online and offline. Includes sales, lowest prices, price matching, cash back, sales cycles, clearances, seasonality, gift cards, cross border shopping, direct from China, Ebay, Kijijij, etc.
  • Services – Includes home phone, cell phones, TV/cable/satellite, Internet, etc.
  • Taxes – Basically any way you can lessen your tax burden legally. Includes tax credits, income splitting, income deferral, tax software, tax strategies, etc.
  • Travel – Includes flights, trains, car rentals, hotels, resorts, cruises, attractions, geo arbitrage, currency conversion, etc.

Apply now

If you’re an experienced (or aspiring) writer and want to help Canadian consumers keep more money in their wallets...

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