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Associate Editor

  • Salary: Salary DOE
  • Sector: Content
  • Sub-sector: Editorial
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: USA

job description

Our client provides exclusive editorial, research, data and events for senior executives within the asset management industry. Across hedge funds, private credit, private equity, real estate and traditional asset management, their editorial brands are seen as market leaders in providing asset manager sales and IR execs with the actionable information they require to help them raise and retain assets. To maintain and grow their leading position in the market they need to continue to hire highly motivated, thoughtful and inquisitive journalists to ensure their subscribers are getting the exclusive intelligence they need first, and most comprehensively, through their range of services.

The Job
Our client is looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic Senior Reporter or Associate Editor to join their team of journalists covering the activities of a broad range of institutional investors in the US. The role is ideal for a journalist looking to build their financial reporting experience working for an established global media brand and wanting to cultivate fruitful relationships with some of the most influential investors in the US.
We need reporters and editors hungry for news, who will come in and hit the phones to uncover exclusive information for our subscribers and build strong relationships with industry execs. You should be comfortable interviewing senior investment staff at large allocators and pressing them for valuable intelligence.
You will be part of a fast-paced news team, with daily news conferences and story targets to ensure we are providing our asset manager subscribers with the actionable intelligence they need from us, ahead of the game. 
You’ll be working with editorial and research colleagues across the global footprint to track the investment decisions of the world’s largest and most sophisticated investors, including US public pensions, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds and corporate pensions.
The target audience for our coverage is primarily asset raisers at asset management companies and industry service providers, as well as investment consultants, institutional investors and wealth intermediaries.

The Responsibilities

  • Break daily news on institutional investors
  • Build relationships among the investor community by working the phones, arranging interviews, and attending industry events.
  • Stay on top of wider industry trends impacting hedge funds, real estate fund managers, traditional asset managers, private credit and private equity managers
  • Travel occasionally to cover industry conferences and build contact
  • Managing at least on direct report on the 14-person team

The Requirements

  • Financial reporting experience and/or journalism training and a desire to build a career in financial/business journalism
  • Ability to break exclusive news and write compelling and insightful analysis
  • Analytical and interested in working with data
  • Good networking skills and a track record of developing contacts and sources
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of investing, wealth management and asset allocation strategies 

The Benefits

  • Competitive benefits (retirement/health plan)
  • 24 days annual leave rising to 28 days
  • Flexible Fridays
  • Birthday day off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Travel scheme
  • Share scheme
  • Charity days
  • Breakfast provided
  • Social Events throughout the year
  • Friendly experienced team

We regret only successful candidates will be contacted.

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