Freelance Education Writer

Company Description

At Marketplace, our mission is to help readers turn their aspirations into reality. We arm people with trusted advice and guidance, so they can make informed decisions they feel confident in and get back to doing the things they care about most.

We are an experienced team of industry experts dedicated to helping readers make smart decisions and choose the right products with ease. Marketplace boasts decades of experience across dozens of geographies and teams, including Content, SEO, Business Intelligence, Finance, HR, Marketing, Production, Technology and Sales. The team brings rich industry knowledge to Marketplace’s global coverage of consumer credit, debt, health, home improvement, banking, investing, credit cards, small business, education, insurance, loans, real estate and travel.

Job Description

Forbes Marketplace is looking for a writer with education writing experience to join its freelance team.

The education team covers a wide array of topics including careers, degrees, trade schools, K-12 education and bootcamps—all with an eye on how it affects the reader. We want to help guide our readers to make the best choices through engaging stories and SEO-driven journalism.


  • 1-2 years experience writing education-related content
  • 3-5 years of experience in online journalism
  • Strong understanding of U.S. education system
  • Experience with SEO best practices
  • Strong grasp of the English language

To apply, please submit your resume and link to your portfolio and/or a minimum of three relevant writing samples.


Additional Information

Forbes Marketplace provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.