Financial Journalist

Company:  FE fundinfo
Location: London
Closing Date: 15/07/2024
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
FE fundinfo is a global leader in investment fund data and technology. We are proud of our vast, diverse and highly skilled team, who help to make our industry Better Connected and Better Informed.Our investment research website, Trustnet, is looking for a Financial Journalist, who will be instrumental in helping readers understand how issues such as high inflation, climate change and politics move the market and affect their portfolios.This role is ideal for those at the start of their financial journalism career and the successful candidate will be part of an editorial team that prioritises training, development and a supportive culture. Your day will involve writing news and research articles about funds, markets and investments from sources such as industry contacts, FE fundinfo's investment data, news releases and third-party research.In this role, you will eventually become equally comfortable interrogating a fund manager running billions of pounds as you will analysing a spreadsheet looking for market trends. Investment might sound like a complicated subject matter, but the most important thing is that you have boundless curiosity, an interest in finance and a passion for quality journalism.RequirementsYour key responsibilities as a Financial Journalist will be:Write news and features on investment funds, global financial markets, economic indicators and relevant events.Develop the ability to convey complex financial information in an understandable and engaging manner for readers.Develop a deep understanding of FE fundinfo's fund data analysis tools and use them to create original data-driven journalism pieces.Foster relationships with press officers, fund managers, financial analysts and other investment professionals to build a comprehensive contact book.Attend industry events, conferences and seminars to network with potential sources and gather exclusive insights.Supporting the continued growth of Trustnet through new content ideas, promotion on social media and helping to build the audience.To join us as a Financial Journalist you will need the following experience and skills:You will have strong writing skills, confidence with numbers and ability to work to deadlines. We want someone who loves writing and is passionate about crafting interesting, engaging articles for their readers.You will have excellent interpersonal skills. You will be dealing with people at all levels within the asset management industry, including some of the best fund managers in the country and CEOs of the industry's biggest firms.Ideally you will have previous experience or qualification in journalism is preferred, but not essential. You don't have to know everything about investments on day one or be a seasoned news hound - just eager to learn.You will be a self-starter who is brimming with fresh ideas and keen to innovateBenefitsBy joining the team as a Financial Journalist you will be offered the following:An opportunity to join a forward thinking organisation that is revolutionising the finance industryCompetitive salaryCompany pension scheme25 days holiday and holiday purchase optionsPrivate medical healthcareCompany socials and eventsBike to work schemeIn Addition, You Will Have The Opportunity To Work For a Company That Values Trust, Connectivity And Innovation. In Line With Our Core Values, You Can Also Expect The FollowingFull LinkedIn Learning accessA sustainable business that cares for the environment and our communitiesOpportunities to give back to local communities through volunteer daysBecoming a part of Charity Challenges for raising money for charities selected by employeesOptions to join and lead diversity and inclusion initiativesApply today via the link below for immediate consideration and we will endeavour to get back to you within 5 working days. Visit our Glassdoor profile or fefundinfo.com to find out more about life @ FE fundinfo!
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