• Journalist

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(23/08/2019 12:47)
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  • Overview

    Job Title: Journalist

    Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum

    Location: London (Piccadilly Circus), United Kingdom

    Type Of Employment: Full-time

    Function: Editorial

    Job Description

    Risk.net, the leading financial markets information provider on derivatives and risk management, has a vacancy for a Journalist to join the asset-management and insurance desk in London. This is a unique opportunity to write for a highly respected brand on areas of the financial markets undergoing unprecedented change.


    The asset management team is one of five desk teams at Risk.net. There are three journalists on the team, based in London and New York. The wider Risk.net editorial staff comprises more than 30 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 buy-side firms in the financial markets.


    • Financial journalism experience is essential.
    • Ability to interpret complex topics.
    • Interest in developing a deep understanding of the markets that RISK.net covers.
    • interested in writing in-depth and exclusive coverage on technically complex subjects
    • Degree (or equivalent) in Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, or similar, is required.

    What we're looking for

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

    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:



    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.


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