News Reporter/Financial News

Posted 13 January by CW Recruits Ending soon

Our client is looking for a Financial News Reporter to report on investment news. As Financial ews Reporter you will join their London-based editorial team to provide regular financial news, up-to-date and essential information for our UK-based readers.

As a Financial News Reporter, your main responsibilities will be to source, break and write stories for this publication and website regarding product launches, investment trends, regulations development and providing coverage and analysis of the biggest stories themes of the day.

• The Financial News Reporter will Identify and prioritise news stories and analysis across the media platforms

• The Financial News Reporter will Source, break and write accurate and timely investment news stories, with the emphasis on self-generated articles

• Update the website regularly each day with timely news flow
• Work across multi-media platforms, including podcasts and video
• Work closely with the Editor, Deputy Editor and news reporters to share tasks and knowledge
• Provide cover for the Deputy Editor across the media platforms whenever needed
• Write features and individual profiles
• Give your own opinion on industry, market and investment themes through Analysis articles
• Attend and cover selected events, both in-house and external
• Facilitate investment roundtables throughout the UK
• Be a positive role model for news reporters
• Build and distribute daily News Bulletins
• Continually build relationships with readers and key contacts

The Finanal News Reporter Requirements:

• At least 18 months-two years’ experience as an investment journalist
• Deep knowledge of investments, industry developments and market trends
• Good contacts with fund managers, fund selectors, portfolio managers, wealth managers, IFAs, senior sales & marketing managers and PRs
• Articulate with excellent writing skills and able to produce insightful, engaging copy
• Outstanding research and analytical skills
• Good communication skills
• Confidence to facilitate roundtables

Required skills

  • Financial News
  • Interviewing
  • Journalism
  • Content Writing
  • investment news

Application questions

Have you financial news reporting experience of at least 18 months?
Are you educated to degree level and hold a NCTJ qualification?
Have you an interest in financial/investment news?
Have you experience of identifying and writing good content to corporate audience?
Have you experience of writing news stories across different platforms?

Reference: 33790777

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