Reporter / Producers, ImpactAlpha - NY

Location
New York City
Salary
The salary offer will be commensurate with experience.
Posted
10 Sep 2020
Closes
10 Oct 2020
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

ImpactAlpha is looking for reporter / producers – smart thinkers and quick writers eager to jump on the biggest story in business and finance.

You can be a seasoned pro or hungry rookie, a finance whiz or a sharp trend spotter. Don’t be afraid to call bulls**t, push harder and dig deeper. Do be fired up by passionate people, new solutions and big possibilities.

If you might be a fit, click 'APPLY NOW' and drop a note to with a few lines about why you’re interested in joining the team, along with a resume and some links to clips or other media.

ImpactAlpha’s daily email newsletter, The Brief, is seen by more than 70,000 professionals and influencers globally.

ImpactAlpha.com features both our real-time newsfeed and other subscriber benefits. Monthly (or more frequent) Agents of Impact (video) calls feature leading voices in the impact investing space.

Our four podcast feeds including the weekly Impact Briefing, as well as Agents of Impact interviews and our Returns on Investment roundtables.

We maintain active social media feeds across Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram, and host multiple subscriber-only Slack channels.

Our open database, ImpactSpace, includes profiles on more than 10,000 impact ventures, funds and deals.

Opening: Reporter / Producer

ImpactAlpha’s virtual newsroom and operations teams are based in California, New York, Texas and Europe, with partners and freelancers in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

We have a highly engaged work culture that is collegial and respectful and prizes initiative and responsibility.

The successful candidate will be a versatile, flexible and resourceful journalist or media producer comfortable with a range of topics, tasks and responsibilities, including:

  • Original, accurate and compelling research, reporting and writing on feature stories, deals (Dealflow), trends (Signals) and people (Agents of Impact) in the impact investing / sustainable finance / entrepreneurship spaces;
  • High-quality editorial production and assistance (website formatting / posting, newsletter and podcast distribution) across channels (i.e. The Brief, ImpactAlpha.com, social media, podcasts etc.);
  • Project management (special features, sponsored content, events, etc.);
  • Team engagement and assistance (i.e. editorial calls, event/presentation support, project collaboration etc.).


Compensation and qualifications

  • The salary offer will be commensurate with experience. Other benefits: flexible work hours, health stipend, equity stock grants.


We’re looking for talent, not credentials. In general, candidates should be prepared to demonstrate:

  • Excellent reporting, writing and copy-editing skills and solid journalistic judgement;
  • Engagement, interest and familiarity with basic business, finance and investing terms and concepts.
  • Newsroom or equivalent experience or Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in journalism / communications, business / finance or policy / development.
  • Portfolio of published articles, podcasts, or digital bites.
  • Modern digital skills and practices (G Suite, WordPress, Mailchimp, images and data)
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and active listening skills.


ImpactAlpha provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by
applicable law.

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