Posted On: October 31, 2017
Media Organization: Fund Intelligence
Fund Ops & Tech is an important piece of the Fund Intelligence Group, which is a team of 15+ reporters, editors and data specialists across eight networks covering the investment management industry from angles ranging from legal, compliance and governance, operations and technology, product development, mandate searches, marketing/distribution and institutional. Fund Intelligence is owned by Pageant Media.
Fund Intelligence is seeking an experienced editor for its publication covering the investment management sector’s middle- and back-office functions: Fund Ops & Tech. The title provides both breaking news and in-depth analysis on operational developments fund firms face in the current market and regulatory landscape. It includes reporting on the exciting overlap between investment management and the tech space, covering how financial firms are corralling new technology to streamline operations and finding applications for innovations such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data storage and cybersecurity.
This is a good role for early and mid-career candidates interested in expanding their knowledge of business and financial journalism, and taking on a greater depth of editorial responsibilities.
Successful candidates will be up for the challenge of covering this dynamic niche of the financial services sector by getting out in the field to meet sources and working contacts on the phone.
o Curate the voice and direction for Fund Ops & Tech. This includes staying on top of wider industry trends, breaking news, beating competitors to the finish line, editing other journalists’ work, and collaborating with marketing, events, subscriptions and production teams.
o Pitch and write daily news stories as well as longer features and analyses.
o Travel occasionally to cover industry conferences and build contacts.
o Cultivate a network of sources by working the phones, arranging in-person meetings, and attending industry events.
o Manage the layout and publication of the title’s monthly print edition.
o Participate in Fund Intelligence events, which may require occasionally organizing and moderating panel discussions, webinars and briefings.
o MA in journalism preferred
o 3-10 years working in a newsroom or related field
o Proficient in working with social media, data and content management systems
o Excellent communication skills, journalism ethics, problem solving and multi-tasking in a deadline-driven environment are a must.
Please email your resume, cover letter and relevant clips to Marissa Capodanno (firstname.lastname@example.org).