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Reporter

  • Salary: Salary DOE
  • Sector: Content
  • Sub-sector: Editorial
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: London and South East

job description

Our client  is looking for an enthusiastic Reporter to join their 15-strong team of journalists covering the activities of a broad range of US institutional investors.
This role will be based in London or Cardiff. 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 a reporter hungry for news, who will come in and hit the phones to uncover exclusive information for the subscribers and build strong relationships with industry execs. Reporters should be comfortable interviewing senior investment staff at large allocators and pressing them for valuable intelligence. You’ll be working as part of a fast-paced news team, with daily news conferences and story targets to ensure we are providing the asset manager subscribers with the actionable intelligence they need to stay 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 their coverage is primarily asset raisers at asset management companies and industry service providers, as well as investment consultants, institutional investors and wealth intermediaries.
Our client is a leading provider of business intelligence, data and insights on the global asset management industry. They provide high-value, specialist business information to niche target audiences in the alternative and traditional fund management industries and employ over 460 staff globally with a head office based in London.

Responsibilities

  • Break daily news on institutional investors
  • Build relationships among the investor community by working the phones, arranging in-person meetings, 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 contacts

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 comfortable working with data
  • Good networking skills and a track record of developing useful contacts and sources
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of investing, wealth management and asset allocation strategies 

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