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Managing Editor – Utilities – Oxford

Are you an experienced people manager with a background in digital and print business and/or finance publishing?

My client is a highly successful and well established publisher of print and online news and intelligence on the global utilities industry, they have a large global team and are looking for an experienced editorial professional to manage the flow of news and analysis, help train reporters and develop their online offering so it’s more representative of their subscriber needs and gives the potential to create new channels.

It is essential that you have excellent people management skills and the ability train junior staff to produce high quality news and analysis. Because this publication is subscription based there is less of a focus on SEO and more on quality and accuracy of the content, as managing editor it will be your job to get the editorial team working to their optimum, ensuring there is co-operation between staff on sister publications and the team as a whole is more focused on building the online presence of the publication. My client is also looking to the managing editor to help co-ordinate the ongoing development of the publication, along with marketing and other departments, to find ways of exploiting the resources available to grow new channels and build subscriptions. This is in many ways a strategic development role so it’s important that you have a solid understanding of how to make publications work in the digital age for a subscriber audience.

If you are not based in Oxford (but based in the UK) and happy to relocate, my client is willing to help with the cost of moving.

Reporter – Bond Markets – London

My client is a specialist news and analysis service that focuses on private deals in the international debt markets, you will be speaking to traders and originators to hunt down news on new deals or gossip on the market. Writing a mixture of deal snaps, market news and trend pieces you will be joining a friendly team working on a market leading product. My client is deeply embedded in this market, running a series of global conferences, annual awards and even charity poker nights. So, if you are the kind of journalist who would prefer to hunt down an original story, rather than re-write press releases, then this job could be ideal. Any day’s coverage will reflect what’s going on in the credit, equities, rates, currencies, commodities and inflation markets across the US, Europe and Asia Pacific. The markets you will be covering are at the cutting edge of investors’ efforts to profit from or protect themselves from events and trends – surging oil prices or the sovereign debt crisis for example. You will need to be able to get your head round complex deal structures and understand what drives decisions in this market and you could find your stories picked up by mainstream media such as the FT, Bloomberg and Reuters. This job will suit someone who loves to work in a fast-paced environment, enjoys the interplay of the financial markets and has some knowledge of bonds, plus excellent communication and writing skills.

Senior Reporter Commodities – London

Join an energetic team reporting on agri chemicals, looking at how harvests impact demand and speaking with senior executives at the major producers. My client is seeking a bright commodities journalist who has experience of price reporting to run one of their main newsletters, covering a global market, you will spend the week speaking to producers around the world, gathering prices, in order to produce a weekly market report. Along with working on your weekly report you will also contribute to regular forecasting reports and attend industry events. This is a role that is very much build on relationships, so it is important to be present at as many industry events as is possible. My client is a company that always looks at how they can develop their team and will always promote from within where possible. So if you are looking to move away from the grind of daily market reporting, join a lively team and cover a market in it’s entirety, rather than just a region, this could be perfect.

Equity Market Analyst – London

This is not your usual Analyst role, it’s a hybrid position that involves using analytical skills to spot trends and investment opportunities in the equity markets. The role involves combing through transcripts, stock exchange filings, analyst reports and news stories to spot events that could move prices in the equity markets. My client publishes a daily newsletter read by many of the worlds top fund managers, investment banks and law firms and you will be writing short analysis pieces based on a combination of your research and ability to recognise any investable opportunities buried in the various sources you look through. The role will suit someone who has natural curiosity, some experience working with or writing about equities and investments and good writing skills. You will be working closely with experienced journalists, so they will help you develop your ideas into stories, but it’s the ideas that are where you add value. You will be joining a large, multi-national business publisher with a large portfolio of successful products catering for a professional, global audience. My client offers good training, as well as great career progression.

People Moves

Costas Mourselas joins

Costas Mourselas left GlobalCapital, where he was a Senior Derivatives Reporter, to join InfoPro Digitals

Real Deals loss is a S&P gain

Madeleine Farman recently moved to S&P Global from Caspian Publishing’s Real Deals to cover Private Equity, prior to Real Deals she was a reporter at Legal Business.

Beatrice Mavroleon take up new post at Reorg

Credit specialist Reorg recently poached Beatrice Mavroleon from Euromoney’s Infrastructure Journal to cover High Yield situations in Europe

Mlex hires Todd Buell to cover tax

Todd Buell has just moved to Mlex from Dow Jones to cover tax regulation and policy across the EU.

Jemima Kelly has moved to FT Alphaville

After four years at Thomson Reuters covering FX, Pensions and Company news Jemima Kelly has moved to Alphaville.

Stephanie Wilson heads up S&P Platts Agri EMEA desk

Stephanie Wilson is now Managing Editor, heading up a team covering bio fuels and other Agri chemical markets.