Hedge funds reporter

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive annual salary + health, dental, 401k and other benefits
Posted
Jan 14, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Hedge funds reporter

Absolute Return, part of Pageant Media, has an opening on its news desk for a full-time reporter covering the U.S. hedge fund industry.

The position requires the ability to develop sources, a passion for producing exclusive news and analysis and an investigative drive. This is a pure, original reporting role, with no rewriting of press releases or already broken news. This position would suit a candidate who wants a role that balances a data-driven component, with an analytical, journalistic element.

Reporting experience is required, as is the ability to be tenacious in the face of resistance. The position offers the opportunity for rapid advancement for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will take a leading role for both the print magazine and website. This will involve breaking news stories, writing features and building up a large contact book of sources. They will also cover a large number of events and industry conferences throughout the year, providing plenty of opportunities to travel and learn the space.

The reporter will be based in Pageant’s recently opened New York office on Madison Square Park and work as part of a fast-paced news team.

Responsibilities:

• Write daily news articles

• Pitch and write informed and insightful analysis pieces

• Work with the editorial and production teams to ensure the print magazine goes to print on time

• Build and maintain a contact book of hedge fund professionals

• Represent the Absolute Return brand at a range of events, conferences and summits.

Requirements:

• Excellent reporting skills and ability to write engaging copy.

•  Sharp analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.

•  Intellectually curious and desire to dig beyond top-line information.

•  Excellent interpersonal skills.

•  Well-organized, reliable and effective time management skills.

•  Knowledge of hedge funds and asset management industry a strong plus.

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to Absolute Return editor Amal Robleh

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