Posted On: June 11, 2013

Journalism Job

Media Organization: FundFire

Company Description

FundFire, the leading publication covering the U.S. institutional/high net worth investment management industry, is seeking a reporter to join its team of talented, motivated editorial staff. The reporter will cover a specific aspect of the U.S. institutional/high net worth investment management industry, which includes the investment departments of wealth managers, defined benefit pension schemes, university endowments, nonprofits and foundations, as well as the investment managers that manage and market institutional investment products. The reporter will be based in the New York offices of Money-Media, a company belonging to the Financial Times, which owns and operates the FundFire service.

Job Description

Reporting duties:
You will be expected to produce the equivalent of roughly three stories a week. You will unearth news, trends or developments in the institutional investment industry and use analytical, quantitative and/or documentary material, as well as interviews, to explore all aspects of the story. Those stories will originate in a specific beat to be established in conjunction with the managing editor. You will be expected to develop a network of sources in institutional investment and wealth management to generate news scoops, story ideas and insights to share with readers.

You will be expected to contribute to all sections and in all formats of FundFire editorial, including video interviews and features, online discussions, webcasts, the twice weekly People Roundup and whatever else comes up. There are occasional opportunities to have work republished in the FT and travel to conferences.

Every reporter and editor at FundFire is held to fundamental standards of integrity, honesty and journalistic ethics.

Passion for delivering readers fresh news and sophisticated insights
In-depth experience in beat reporting and in writing longer analytical articles
Experience with content in multiple formats (e.g. photo, video, charts & graphs, etc.) and reworking stories from concept to publication
Excellent editorial judgment
Attention to detail

To Apply

Please email your resume and a cover letter explaining why you'd be a good fit for the position to and referencing "Reporter, FundFire" in the subject line.