Ignites Europe, Reporter

3 days left

01 Jul 2021
01 Aug 2021
Job Type
Full Time

About Us

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The Role / Position Overview

Ignites Europe, the must-read daily news service for the European fund management market, is seeking a first-class reporter to join its eight-strong editorial team.

Our readership has grown to some 29,000 paying subscribers and we now need a bright, talented and enthusiastic reporter to enable us to continue to provide strong, original and must-have content for our readers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research and write four/five exclusive articles per week, meeting daily deadlines
  • Generate detailed original story ideas to be developed with the managing editor
  • Build and cultivate an extensive network of sources with an emphasis on phone interviews, meetings, and frequent European travel
  • Conduct video interviews and coordinate our host panel discussions.

Required Skills / Experience

  • Extensive journalism experience to include news reporting
  • Demonstrated success in developing original story ideas and source development
  • Proven ability to meet daily deadlines
  • Fluency in one of the following languages: French, German or Italian. This is desired, but not essential.
  • Knowledge of the investment management industry is a plus.

What’s in it for you?

Our Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities.

Full details of our benefits can be found here.

Further Information
The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

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