Bankruptcy & Markets Editor

  • 575 5th Ave, New York, NY 10017, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Thinknum Media, the world’s fastest-growing, data-driven media outlet, attracting millions of readers with it’s unique contrarian perspectives on how to get ahead as an investor, business operator and individual is looking for a market savvy editor to cover our bankruptcies & markets beat featuring unique data-driven insights on business failures and the industry disruptors. 

In 2019, Thinknum raised its $11.6 million Series A to scale applications of alternative web data in finance, business, media and more. 

Thinknum Alternative Data - parent company of Thinknum Media creates datasets from a broad array of public online sources, capturing ephemeral information on the products, operating markets and labor markets of 450,000+ global companies across sectors, and provides rich toolsets for extracting intelligence.

Thinknum has over 280 clients across major corporations and investment firms.


Job Description

  • You will source story ideas through data, social media and industry scoops

  • You have strong numeracy skills and the ability to understand various business lines, how they work together, and how these companies operate

  • You are interested in using different formats (lists, charts, narratives) to tell stories in the most effective way

  • You possess an ability and interest in cultivating sourcing within large, complex organizations, as well as with headhunters, analysts, and other industry-watchers

  • You have strong writing skills and the flexibility to produce 2-3 stories a day

  • You will bring creative ideas for stories that can translate complex topics into must-reads for a broader audience

  • You will meet daily with peers to discuss content plans 


  • The ability to work on multiple projects of varying lengths and timeframes at the same time

  • Strong catalog of clips and headlines

  • Ability to write catchy, engaging copy and headlines

  • Reliability and efficiency

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong social media presence is a plus

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.