Ambitious journalist wanted to help lead the expansion of our market-leading financial coverage

Location
Manhattan, New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive annual salary + health, dental, and 401k
Posted
May 10, 2019
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Fund Intelligence, part of Pageant Media, is seeking a talented journalist to help lead the expansion of our market-leading coverage of the US asset management sector.

The role will involve covering some of the biggest US asset management companies at an important and exciting time for the sector, with technology transforming the way fund groups are marketing their products and running their businesses, and with the rise of passive investing and other market trends asking big strategic questions of US fund complexes.  

The reporter will be based in Pageant Media’s recently opened New York office on Madison Square Park and work as part of a fast-paced 12-person news team.

The successful candidate will be expected to build up and cultivate a bulging book of helpful industry contacts and supply a regular stream of exclusive news articles, alongside longer in-depth analysis pieces exploring wider industry trends.

They will also cover events and industry conferences throughout the year, providing plenty of opportunities to travel and learn the space.

Responsibilities:

• Writing daily news articles and regularly breaking off-diary stories

• Pitch and write informed and insightful analysis pieces

• Regularly interview and profile heads of distribution, chief marketing officers, heads of product development, portfolio managers and CEOs.

• Build and maintain a contact book of senior industry professionals    

• Represent the Fund Intelligence brand at a range of events, conferences and summits  

Requirements:

• Financial journalism experience preferred

• Journalism degree training preferable

• Strong organizational and time management skills

• An interest in and some knowledge of the asset management sector is preferable, but not essential

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to Fund Intelligence Managing Editor Paul McMillan.

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