• Senior staff writer/editor

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(07/08/2019 15:08)
    Job ID
    2019-1771
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Editorial
  • Overview

    Job Title: Senior staff writer/ Editor

    Salary: £Depending on title/candidate

    Location: London (Piccadilly Circus), United Kingdom or New York, USA

    Type Of Employment: Full-time

    Function: Editorial

    Job Description

    WatersTechnology, the leading website and magazine covering the business of financial markets technology and data is seeking an experienced journalist to lead its newsgathering efforts. The role can be based in our London or New York offices.

     

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

     

    You will be responsible for reporting and writing news and features, and building industry contacts. There will be opportunities also to work on video and audio broadcasting.

     

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

    Qualifications

    • Several years of financial journalism experience is essential, preferably with specific experience of the fintech and data markets.
    • Ability to interpret complex business and technology topics and to interview executives and cultivate contacts at all levels.
    • Interest in developing a deep understanding of the markets that WatersTechnology covers.
    • interested in writing in-depth and exclusive coverage on technically complex subjects, including both breaking news and long-form analysis.

    What we're looking for

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    We look forward to welcoming you on board!

    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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