• Journalist - Risk.net - New York

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(05/08/2019 12:50)
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  • Overview

    Risk.net is the leading industry publication for financial services professionals interested in risk management and risk transfer. With a focus on risk in global financial capital markets in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, Risk.net delivers quality insights to more than 300,000 senior professionals worldwide.


    The online publication and magazine is owned by Infopro Digital, one of the world’s leading B2B publishers in professional information. It serves its professional communities through a range of different content focused products and services including digital solutions (web sites, newsletters) and in-person events (congresses, conferences, summits, awards, training). Over 350 events are organised each year, across the globe, with a total attendance of almost 20,000 professionals


    Job Description

    The financial crisis changed the way banks and markets are regulated – often in ways that escape wide attention, sometimes in ways no-one expected. The US markets are at the forefront of these seismic changes. Risk.net covers these events earlier – and in more depth – than any other publication. In order to maintain our leading edge, the publication is seeking to expand its US presence, to be closer to the policy-makers who are rewriting the rules, and to the companies that will be affected by them.


    Our senior staff writer for the Americas will be expected to dig up exclusive news stories for both online and print, as well as write in-depth features. The job involves interviewing top-level bankers and regulators in the US, principally New York and Washington, but with some internal travel required to regional conferences.


    Degree level qualifications useful but not essential. Demonstration of enthusiasm for journalism and the subject matter are the key qualifications.

    What we're looking for

    We are looking for an experienced financial journalist to write news and features for Risk.net, many of which will also be included in the monthly print editions of Risk magazine. Previous experience of writing on the G20, Basel Committee and US financial policy-making processes would be helpful, but the most important qualities are an enthusiasm for the topic, an eye for detail, and the ability to turn technical topics into highly readable copy.

    What's on offer

    As well as working with the most interesting, talented and fun people, we operate a culture where success is recognized.

    You will be supported throughout your career, tailoring your development through management support, internal and external training courses, and on the job training. All whilst being located at the heart of New York’s financial district!


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



    Additional Flexi

    ·       20 vacation days (rising up to 25 days)

    ·       5 sick days

    ·       Life insurance

    ·       Medical, dental & vision insurance

    ·       401k plan plus match

    ·       Flexible spending account (FSA)

    ·       Short-term and long-term disability 

    ·       TransitChek commuter tax-free benefits

    ·       Discounted gym membership

    ·       Employee discount schemes

    ·       Bonusly employee recognition

    ·       Employee assistance programme

    ·       Short-term disability

    ·       Flexible working

    ·       Additional life insurance

    ·       Onsite doctor & nutritionist

    ·       Add partner to gym membership

    ·       Employee referral scheme

    ·       Kickball league


    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.


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