• Reporter

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 1 month ago(07/08/2019 15:08)
    Job ID
    2019-1771
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Editorial
  • Overview

    WatersTechnology, the leading website and magazine covering the business of financial markets technology and data, is seeking an journalist to lead its newsgathering efforts.

    The role can be based in either our London or New York offices.

     

    The WatersTechnology editorial staff comprises eight journalists across London, New York and Hong Kong.

    Job Description

    You will be responsible for reporting and writing news and features, building industry contacts and representing WatersTechnology at industry events, some involving international travel. There will also be opportunities to work on video and audio broadcasting.

     

    The position offers the opportunity to talk regularly to senior industry figures and to cover issues of major importance to technology and data professionals in the financial markets.

    We aim to promote top performers quickly and reward hungry reporters who regularly break exclusive stories.

    Qualifications

    • The ability to interpret complex business and/or technology topics and experience interviewing executives and cultivating contacts.
    • Interest in developing a deep understanding of the markets that WatersTechnology covers.
    • Interest in writing in-depth and exclusive coverage on technically complex subjects, including breaking news and long-form analysis.

    What we're looking for

    This is a junior position. No experience in financial journalism is required. However, excellent written English and communication skills are a must.

    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 or the heart of New York's financial district, 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


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