Expert Investor, News Reporter

Location
London (Central)
Salary
Competitive, DoE
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
02 Jun 2019
Ref
REPTEI19
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Last Word Media is an independent financial media solutions company.

Set up in 2005 the aim of the organisation is to produce magazines, websites, events, and research for the quality end of the asset management industry. Its audience consists of discretionary portfolio managers, institutional investors, private bankers, and advisers specialising in investments.

It aims to be the definitive guide for those involved in fund selection, asset allocation and portfolio construction. Its publications are read in the UK, continental Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

Expert Investor:

Expert Investor is the leading brand for fund buyers, wealth managers, discretionary portfolio managers, and advisers specialising in investments across Europe.

Its audience relies on Expert Investor for unique news and analysis on fund flows and asset allocation preferences, fund selection, portfolio construction, the latest investment ideas and best practice, product launches, macroeconomic views and strategic industry developments.

It provides detailed analysis through its news analysis website, quarterly magazine, tailored events and bespoke guides.

The Role:

LW are seeking a News Reporter for Expert Investor to write about the fast-growing European funds market, including coverage of our internally generated fund flows data.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing day-to-day news for our website and exclusive features and interviews for the bi-monthly magazine.

They will work with our audience development and sales and marketing teams to help develop the brand and its readership. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to travel and to play a role at our events held across Europe.

What you’ll need:

You will need to be a a highly motivated self start, with the ability to establish themselves quickly, building up industry contacts across fund groups.

A candidate with a sound understanding of sourcing, researching and writing self-generated news stories relevant to our readers.

Experience of writing about the asset management industry, either in the UK or across is essential. Any investment experience would be advantageous. European languages helpful, but not essential.


What we offer you:

  • Excellent career prospects at a fast growing, highly regarded financial media company
  • Structured on and off the job training with a bespoke development programme tailored to your needs
  • Competitive salary (dependent on experience)
  • Opportunities to travel on the job
  • Pension contribution up to 5%
  • 25 days holiday per annum
  • Access to season ticket loan and cycle to work scheme.


TO APPLY:

Please submit a one page covering letter and your CV by completing the application form below. Please restrict your CV to no more than two pages of A4.

Closing date for applications:
Sunday 2 June

Due to the large volume of candidates applying for positions within Last Word we will only be able to respond the applicants who have been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the closing date, you have not been successful.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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