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
We are looking to hire a Journalist to be either based in London and to work closley with the New York office so travel will be required to the US from time to time.
The financial crisis has 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, with some travel required to regional conferences.
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.
Degree level qualifications useful but not essential. Demonstration of enthusiasm for journalism and the subject matter are the key qualifications.
Risk.net has a collegiate approach; journalists and editors collaborate across our five editorial desks and three offices. Standards are high, but so is management support.
In addition to a competitive salary we offer the following benefits:
· 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.