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Careers / Positions The Points Guy | Family Travel Writer

Charlotte, NCNew York, NY
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Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At a Glance

The Points Guy is looking for a family travel expert to join the team. This person will be responsible for owning several beats, from theme parks to multigenerational travel to family-friendly travel gear (car seats, strollers, etc.). You’ll leverage industry contacts for scoops and exclusive news; write larger trends features; and collaborate with others on special reports.   

What You'll Do

  • Write news stories that cover a wide range of family travel topics
  • Collaborate with editors on the Travel, News, Aviation, Points & Miles, and Credit Card teams
  • Take the pulse of the industry and write widely-read guides and service features
  • Develop your expertise and reputation as a thought leader in the travel industry
  • Leverage a network of industry contacts and executives for scoops and exclusives

What We're Looking For

  • Deep knowledge of family travel with an extensive network of contacts.
  • Track record traveling with babies, toddlers, children or tweens/teens.
  • Solid background in newsgathering, reporting and feature writing.
  • A flexible team player that can seamlessly switch from writing news coverage to developing beat-specific in-depth features and special projects
  • An interest in learning about credit cards, points and miles. 
  • At least 2–3 years of experience as a reporter or editor.
  • Excellent writing and grammar skills, and advanced knowledge of AP Style.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Who We Are

Over the last twenty years, Red Ventures has built a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships that work together to connect millions of people with expert advice. Through premium content and personalized digital experiences, Red Ventures builds online journeys that make it easier for people to make important decisions about their homes, health, travel, finances, education and entertainment. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has 3,000 employees in 10 cities across the US, as well as in the UK and Brazil. Red Ventures owns and operates several large digital brands including Healthline, The Points Guy, Bankrate, MYMOVE, and Allconnect.com. For more information, visit https://redventures.com and follow @RedVentures on social platforms.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact accommodation@redventures.com.

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Red Ventures is a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships. We’re made up of dozens of teams spanning multiple industries and geographies - all working together to help people make life’s most important decisions. Whether you’re looking for freedom to build new brands and businesses from the ground up, an opportunity to partner with brands who are already globally recognized, or a combination of both - this is a place where you can unlock substantial experience and even make entire career shifts, all within one organization.

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