If you are a reporter with experience covering finance then this is an opportunity to write about the challenges and changes facing the industry as a whole. My client is looking for an experienced journalist to produce a mixture of news and features on the financial services industry; covering banks, asset management, hedge funds, insurers and pension companies, looking at issues like M&A, how new rules and regulations are impacting on companies, along with trends and also more macro topics like key people moves. So if you are looking for a role that will give you the opportunity to cover a broad spectrum of topics related to the financial services sector then this could be the ideal role for you.
This is a hugely varied role for a financial journalist with a good understanding of how the investment funds markets work. You will be responsible for producing sponsored reports on a range of topics covering areas like investment trends, new markets, operational challenges, and regulation. You will be working in the special reports division of a multi-national publishing company, and what makes this job different from other content roles is that all the reports have total editorial independence, the client selects the topic but does not have oversite on the rest of the process. This is a great role for someone who likes a combination of researching topics, coming up with ideas, as well as speaking to people in the industry and likes a mix of writing, commissioning and editing. You will be joining a company that has been growing, both through acquisition and new product launches, as well as being hugely innovative, so they are always open to people with ideas.
My client reports on the global insurance industry, they focus on how companies manage risk, looking at topics related to the risk insurance companies face in relation to geopolitical events and the investments they make, as well as the role of regulation and policy. This is a role that would suit someone who is naturally curious, is good and finding out information, and enjoys a mix of producing short news pieces and longer, more in-depth articles. You will need to have prior experience reporting on the financial services sector, either through work experience, an internship and also some form of journalism training.
My client is a commodities brokerage firm, they are looking for an all-rounder to help in the production of their energy markets newsletters and market data services. Their newsletters provide clarity to their clients on wholesale prices and market sentiment, while their market data services are widely used by thousands of energy professionals – including energy end-users, traders and consultants. In this role you will support the market data and editorial team with various tasks, including gathering and checking prices from internal sources, formatting reports, and helping create and maintain a suite of market data products. In addition to the data element of the role you will also contribute to the market commentary from time to time. This is role where you will get involved in all aspects of market data/newsletter production, so you may also find yourself handling some client enquiries. This is a great opportunity for a detail orientated individual to take on a varied role, build a deep understanding of the energy markets, develop their writing skills and make a meaningful contribution to my client’s market data business.
This is a excellent role for an experienced financial journalist with some editorial experience and knowledge of the debt capital markets to cover new investment grade and high yield bond issues. In the role you will also be managing a small team of reporters; editing their work and providing direction. This is a real-time, senior role that would suit someone who is used to dealing with short analysis pieces on deals in the financial markets. You will be joining a company with a good reputation and a team of highly experienced editorial and reporters.
This is a great role for a hands on editor, with a solid background in breaking news to grow a highly regarded publication in the US market. This newly created role is designed to spearhead the fast-growing US start-up arm of an established international brand, becoming a part of a team laser-focused on delivering first-class news, commentary and research to its readership. Their ambitions for this publication in the US is reflected in the salary they are offering and they are looking for someone who can both break news from sources and can also deliver at the strategic level. You will be both the public face of the publication and also the person responsible to leading the team of journalists, specific sector knowledge isn’t as important as the ability to run a news focused team, but you will need to have a background in financial journalism.
My client is a provider of news and intelligence on the energy infrastructure industry, producing a mix of deal news and also analysis of new technology and developments for an investor audience. They are looking for a senior editor to run their editorial, grow their team of reporters and analysts and also set the editorial agenda. Because this product is aimed at an investor audience there is an emphasis on breaking news and new projects coming to market, as well as covering any acquisitions of current energy infrastructure. Experience both running a team and reporting on deals is important, also the ability to mentor staff and help develop their off-diary news skills. The nature of the market means the product looks mainly at the renewables sector, as this is the biggest growth area in the European energy infrastructure market, and although they focus on the deals side they also report on new technology and developments. This role would suit an experienced financial markets journalist, with solid management skills and knowledge of the energy, M&A or infrastructure markets.