MassMutual Financial Group Editorial Director in New York, New York

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.



Haven Life is an insuretech innovator, backed and wholly owned by MassMutual, that offers a simple online experience for buying high-quality and affordable term life insurance coverage.

We combine the culture of a startup with the stability and backing of a Fortune 500 company to create an environment that's truly unique.

Our diverse team is comprised of smart, collaborative people who think big, execute quickly and don't take themselves too seriously. We're located in New York's Flatiron District and in case you're wondering, yes, we provide free snacks. Cold brew too.

If you're creative, professional and kind, we'd love to hear from you.

What’s in it for you:

  • Project ownership

  • Small collaborative team

  • Big impact on a huge industry

  • Startup culture

  • Big company financial stability

  • Great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401k, commuter reimbursement

SummaryAs an editorial director, you will lead and grow our content program. We are passionate about financial literacy, and our content program is one of the key ways we deliver on our mission to make life less hard on a daily basis. In this role, you will be responsible for the ideation, management, execution, and evaluation of our content channels. We are seeking someone who is creative, a storyteller and who can demonstrate their skills as a phenomenal writer and editor.

Your Responsibilities

  • Shape, refine, execute and evaluate our ongoing editorial strategy to increase audience and drive user engagement and acquisition

  • Use data and user research to identify new opportunities for Haven Life’s content channels including editorial gaps, tools, content partnerships, syndication opportunities and more.

  • Collaborate with, manage and grow our network of content contributors

  • Work with marketing team to help drive SEO, email, affiliate and social strategies forward

  • Support marketing team with expansion into new content channels

  • Quality assure content from ideation, through compliance and stakeholder approval, to publishing

You Have

  • 5+ years of experience as a journalist and editor

  • Excellent project management skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task, deadline oriented

  • Team player and an excellent collaborator

  • Approach editorial calendars with creativity and curiosity

  • A knack for compelling, unique storytelling

  • A passion for financial literacy and making this topic more approachable for all

  • A large network of relevant writers, editors and experts

  • Solid understanding of SEO best practices as they relate to content creation

  • Familiarity with Wordpress

  • Familiarity with customer funnels and how to measure a successful content program

  • Experience using Google Analytics to measure content performance

  • Experience writing and editing personal finance content a plus

  • Experience working with legal and compliance approval processes a plus

  • BA/BS preferred

  • Able to work in the US without sponsorship now and in the future

BENEFITS We have a stellar team of co-workers, a really cool office, and lots of fun activities. Oh yeah, and we pay competitive base salaries and we reward performance. Our salary structure is commensurate with experience. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including medical insurance and 401(K).

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.


Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2018)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2018)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)