Finance Reporter

Marijuana Business Daily, Denver, Colorado

Date PostedJanuary 16, 2018
IndustryMagazines / Publishing
SpecialtyFinancial Writing
Job StatusFull-time

Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily), since 2011 the best-known producer of B2B news and trade shows serving executives and major investors in America's $6 billion cannabis industry, is seeking a finance journalist to cover investing, publicly traded companies and fundraising.

This is a full-time position reporting to the managing editor of niche content. The ideal candidate will be based in Denver, where we are headquartered. You will receive a competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) and health benefits. As seen in Inc. Magazine, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, we are a highly professional, award-winning and fast-growing company. 

Daily Job Duties:

  • Report and write about marijuana industry financing, investing, publicly traded companies and related topics for our daily website and magazine, with little oversight.
  • Develop a deep understanding of what types of content our audience needs in this area, with a key focus on investors (angle, venture capitalists, family offices…NOT average stock investors) as well as companies that are trying to or have raised money.
  • Build sources across the national and international cannabis investing world.
  • Launch a new newsletter highlighting our financial coverage of the industry, likely on a weekly basis to start but perhaps moving to daily.
  • Conceive of, research and write investing and finance-related reports, which could range from a 20-page report on how to raise money in this industry to a 100-page report for investors packed with useful data and analysis. You’ll work with our data analyst on existing reports and other content.
  • Help develop conference content around finance and investing, both in the main sessions of our big events as well as for a pre-conference track and eventually a possible spin-off stand-alone event. This involves coming up with great session ideas and conference themes that appeal to targeted audiences and helping identify speakers for these sessions.
  • Speak with the press about cannabis investing and finance-related topics, once you gain expertise in the field.
  • Moderate panels/conference sessions and speak at our events.

Required Experience:

  • At least five years of experience reporting and writing about corporate finance and publicly traded companies for B2B/general business publications or investment firms.
  • Demonstrable ability to read through corporate financials and SEC documents to identify stories and trends about an industry or specific company.
  • Experience analyzing data and presenting it to business executives and investors in a reader-friendly way, including in infographics and charts.

Preferred skills:

  • Experience developing content across a variety of different mediums, including print magazines, websites, mobile sites, podcasts and video.
  • Experience creating and sending business-focused newsletters.

Marijuana Business Daily is a division of Anne Holland Ventures Inc. Anne Holland Ventures Inc. is a woman owned, Inc. 500 business and an equal opportunity employer.

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