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Company: Money-Media
Position:
Alternative investment reporters
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
December 17, 2013
Job ID: 1542877

Description:

Description

FundFire, the leading publication covering the U.S. institutional/high-net-worth investment management industry, is seeking two reporters to join its team of talented, motivated editorial staff. We are expanding our coverage of the alternative investment market and will give preference to candidates with experience covering that space.

The new hires will build out FundFire’s coverage of the alternative investment market, writing in-depth, analytical pieces that help our readers understand how to build and maintain a successful alternatives business. One reporter will focus on hedge funds, the other will cover private equity and real estate. This is an exciting opportunity to join an established, profitable, respected publication and help expand its reach into new markets.


FundFire’s 90,000-strong readership runs the gamut of the U.S. institutional/high-net-worth investment management industry, including the asset managers that manage and market institutional investment products, the investment offices of wealth managers, consultants, defined benefit pension funds, university endowments, nonprofits and foundations, as well as financial advisors.


The reporters will be based in the New York offices of Money-Media, a unit of the Financial Times, which owns and operates the FundFire service.

Duties

Reporting duties: You will be expected to produce roughly two to three stories a week. You will unearth news, trends or developments in the alternative investment industry and use analytical, quantitative and/or documentary material, as well as interviews, to explore all aspects of the story. You will be expected to develop a network of sources to generate news scoops, story ideas and insights to share with readers. We prize actionable, insightful and concise content.

You will be expected to contribute to all formats of FundFire editorial, including video interviews and features, online discussions, webcasts, and whatever else comes up. There are occasional opportunities to have work republished in the FT and travel to conferences.

Every reporter and editor at FundFire is held to fundamental standards of integrity, honesty and journalistic ethics.

Qualifications/Attributes

Passion for delivering readers fresh news and sophisticated insights

In-depth experience in beat reporting and in writing longer analytical articles

Experience with content in multiple formats (e.g. photo, video, charts & graphs, etc.) and reworking stories from concept to publication

Curiosity and a desire to ‘own’ your beat

Attention to detail

Ability to work in a team environment and productively collaborate with other journalists

Please email your resume and a cover letter explaining why you'd be a good fit for the position to fundfirejobs@fundfire.com  referencing Reporter, FundFire in the subject line.

Money-Media is an equal opportunity employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits as part of Pearson, parent company of the Financial Times. We also offer a supportive and collegial working environment and the opportunity to work with others who are passionate about their jobs. Visit our website www.money-media.com for more information.

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