Data Journalist at SmartAsset

Remote | Full-time

Data Journalist


About Us:

  • SmartAsset is a leading online destination for financial advice that powers SmartAdvisor, the largest marketplace connecting consumers to financial advisors and financial products.
  • Reaching more than 100 million people each month through its educational content and personalized calculators and tools, SmartAsset’s mission is to help people make smart financial decisions.
  • Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in 2021,SmartAsset recently closed a $110 million Series D round, valuing the company at over $1 billion.
  • SmartAsset was also named to Y Combinator’s list of Top 100 Companies of all time, 2021 Best Financial Planning Technology Company in New York by Wealth & Finance International, and Forbes’ list of America’s Best Startup Employers in 2020.

About You:

  • SmartAsset is looking for a data journalist to join our growing team and create data studies that shed light on economic trends and financial planning topics.
  • The ideal candidate will have top-notch writing skills, an analytical mind, and a knack for analyzing economic data.
  • Naturally curious, with strong attention to detail
  • You have a keen ability to identify topics that people enjoy reading about and sharing on social media.
  • A consummate team player with great communication skills.
  • You have experience writing pieces driven by insights in data.
  • You can juggle a wide range of tasks including pitching stories, conducting research and creating compelling content.


  • 2+ years relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university
  • Strong understanding of statistics
  • Superior excel skills are a must
  • Experience working with and analyzing economic data
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to work quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Can take ownership of an article from start to finish
  • Past personal finance/business experience is a major plus


  • Virtual happy hours and team social activities
  • Generous benefits package with cost of some medical and dental plans covered at 100%
  • 401(k) plan with match that immediately vests
  • Professional education reimbursement program
  • Paid Parental Leave

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