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Data Journalist



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023

Do you want to be part of Boston’s hottest up and coming startup? Insurify is one of the fastest-growing MIT FinTech startups and has been recognized as a global Top 100 InsurTech company. We’re changing the way millions of people compare and buy insurance with artificial intelligence, technology, and superior product design.

Our team is highly analytical, fast-moving, and focused on one thing: getting more people to compare insurance quotes using Insurify.

Join us if you like:

  • $1.3 Trillion market opportunity
  • MIT alumni founders
  • Female-led startup
  • $130M total funding
  • Strong leadership team from Kayak, Amazon, Wayfair, Facebook, Microsoft, Allstate, GEICO, Liberty Mutual, Zillow

How you will make an impact:

  • Dive deep into proprietary data sources to find and write the stories that will interest the media and establish Insurify as the leading source of insurance data
  • Gather public data and research from the Census and other public sources to balance topical and tangential content topics
  • Build and nurture relationships with journalists and editors at key media outlets, understanding their interests and how our data, content, studies and reports can resonate with them and their audiences
  • Program survey to gather qualitative and quantitative insights
  • Play a key role in creating a proactive content strategy that drives media attention and builds authority
  • Analyze competitor content and successes to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Drive digital PR strategy for topics including auto and homeownership in relation to insurance
  • Owns the whole process of data insights content creation from ideation to data gathering to writing and to pitching
  • Identify opportunities to collaborate with stakeholders to launch new data content

Who you are:

  • A self-starter who has a portfolio of data storytelling
  • You have 3-5 years of data writing and data analysis experience
  • You have some experience with digital PR and are motivated to get your insights reported on by the media
  • You have at least 1 year experience in programming languages R or SQL
  • You already understand or are interested in how links make an impact on SEO
  • You are excited about brainstorming and shipping new data-driven content ideas
  • You are always looking for incremental ways to improve whatever you are working on
  • You love writing and have strong communication skills
  • You are an analytical person who dives deep to understand the “why” behind questions
  • You are a detailed-oriented person who takes time to understand what will engage your audience
  • You consistently strike a writing tone that communicates depth of knowledge and empathy
  • You can accurately employ AP style and active voice within your writing


  • Competitive compensation
  • Generous stock options
  • Health, Dental Coverages
  • 401K plan with match
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Generous company holiday calendar
  • Learning & Development Stipends
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Social impact volunteer time and donation matches
  • Catered lunches in the office
  • Free snacks and beverages every day in office
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.