Senior Staff Writer

UK-London
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1592
# of Openings
1
Category
Editorial

Overview

Job Title: Senior Staff Writer

Salary:  Circa £40,000 DoE

Location: London (Piccadilly Circus), United Kingdom

Type Of Employment: Full-time

Function: Editorial

Job Description

The financial crisis has changed the way banks and markets work – often in ways that escape wide attention, and in which no-one expected. Risk.net covers these events earlier – and in more depth – than any other publication. We are closer to the policy-makers rewriting the rules, and the firms that will be affected by them.

 

We are seeking an experienced senior staff writer for our risk management desk, capable of digging up exclusive news stories and writing in-depth features on topics spanning market, credit and operational risk.

 

Your beat is the engine room of Risk.net’s coverage. We report on everything from high-profile blow-ups – rogue trading losses, model risk failures – to the finer points of the new market risk capital framework. You will be comfortable talking to banks and regulators at the highest level, drawing on existing relationships with these contacts as well as forging new ones.

 

Our articles try to answer basic questions for our readers: what are my competitors doing? What do my clients want? What do my regulators expect? We look to blend good storytelling with technical detail, and break news under the noses of competitors. 

 

Some international travel will be required.

Qualifications

  • Substantial senior reporting experience in financial journalism is essential.

  • Experience of writing on risk transfer markets would be an advantage.
  • A self-starter with a good news sense, and an enthusiastic, open-minded approach to your coverage.

What's on offer

As well as working with the most interesting, talented and fun people, we operate a culture where success is recognised. You will be supported throughout your career tailoring your development through management support, internal and external training courses, and on the job training. Based in a fantastic location at the heart of London’s West End, you will also have access to numerous retail discounts!

 

In addition to a competitive salary we offer the following benefits:

 

Basic

Additional Flexi

·       25 days annual leave (rising up to 30 days)

·       Group personal pension plan

·       Life assurance

·       Interest free season ticket loan (STL)

·       Childcare vouchers

·       Private medical insurance

·       Income protection

·       Employee assistance programme

·       Bonusly employee recognition 

·       Employee discount scheme

·       Onsite monthly chair massage

·       Eye-care Vouchers

·       Vodafone employee advantage scheme

·       Discounted gym membership

·       Flexible working

·       Additional life assurance

·       Bike to work

·       Buying holiday

·       Cancer screenings

·       Critical illness (+ partner)

·       Dental insurance

·       Give as you earn

·       Add partner to gym membership

·       Health cash plan

·       Health screening

·       Personal accident insurance

·       Personal travel insurance

·       Will writing


Infopro Digital also runs The Foundation which supports a number of charities. Staff can volunteer to contribute their skills and expertise to make a meaningful difference to the lives of others.

How to apply

Click on 'I'm Interested' to start your journey.

 

You will be asked to provide links to your published work. If you have any difficulty during the application process please contact Aimee-Lee at opportunities@incisivemedia.com 

 

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