Insolvency Today, Data Journalist

Recruiter
Credit Today
Location
London Bridge, SE1
Salary
£23,000 - £26,000
Posted
07 Mar 2013
Closes
07 Apr 2013
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Data Journalist
Reports to: Brand Editor
Direct reports: Nil 


Key deliverables:
- Identification of industry trends using quantitative-based research methods
- Breaking news stories using digital research databases as a starting point
- Researching & Analysing commercially valuable data for features, reports and events

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
. Maintaining the Insolvency Today Market Intelligence Database (MID).
. Mastering search functions and navigation of public databases such as London Gazette, Companies House, HM Court Listings, FSA Register, etc.
. Using data trends as a basis for news stories and then using qualitative methods to structure stories and features.
. Researching and producing content for the Insolvency cluster of products. (eg. Insolvency Today, Insolvency News, Insolvency BlackBook, Insolvency & Rescue Awards, etc.)
. Identifying new data sources and trends, relevant to the Insolvency cluster.
. Taking news stories published from rival sources and creating 'follow up' and analysis pieces using fresh data.
. Occasional reporting from the High Court.
. Liaising with the sales, events and marketing teams to share relevant ideas.
. Sharing critical information with, and supporting sister editorial teams in the Credit and Payroll clusters.
. Attending industry events to build contacts, network and represent the company.

EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
. ESSENTIAL: Undergraduate degree qualification or equivalent standard
. ESSENTIAL: Good grasp of functions on Microsoft Excel
. ESSENTIAL: Ability to write quick, clean copy
. PREFERRED: NCTJ preliminary examinations
(Magazine or Newspaper)

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