Senior Reporter, Wealth Management

Informa Connect

New York, New York

Date Posted July 03, 2024
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Financial Writing
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time

Description:

Informa Connect, is the world’s leading facilitator of knowledge sharing and business connections. We connect communities around our leading brands, through year round provision of high quality digital and face to face content, networking and professional development and learning opportunities. We provide the highest-quality content and thought leadership alongside platforms for connecting and collaborating, giving our customers real advantage. We are the world’s largest events producer with several thousand events annually welcoming 150,000 delegates in over 70 countries.

Job Description

Informa Connect's Wealth Management Group is the award-winning media team tracking the business side of financial advice and wealth management. Our editorial team covers the news and trends relevant to financial advisors, the firms they work for and with, and other players in the wealth management ecosystem. That includes broker/dealers, registered investment advisors and custodians, asset managers large and small, regulators and the rapidly growing ecosystem of technology firms that work with advisors and wealth managers.

Informa Connect’s WealthManagement.com is seeking a talented, energetic, and self-motivated Sr Reporter and Staff Writer to join our team. 

Currently, we are looking for a wealth management reporter to report and write stories that lead our coverage of the wealth management industry, from breaking news briefs to in-depth original stories that analyze the most impactful trends. You will monitor your beat, pitch ideas, cultivate sources, cover breaking news, hunt down scoops, and develop long-term projects. 

We’re looking for a quick learner, strong reporter and concise writer to discover, define and track the stories inside the wealth management industry with a focus on the fast-growing fintech channel, adding to our coverage of the latest news and trends around Wall Street brokerage firms, independent investment advisors, regulators and asset managers. Along with news, commentary and proprietary industry research, our site delivers independent in-depth reporting, features and analysis of the wealth management industry.

Qualifications

  • 5-8 years of  journalism and business reporting experience
  • Prior journalism experience in wealth management is preferred 
  • Candidates located in New York and that have the ability to do a hybird work schedule strongly encouraged to apply 
  • A proven track record of digging for the stories behind the press releases and experience in writing compelling copy for a time-strapped audience.
  • Responsible for sourcing, reporting and writing news and features on the business and technology of financial advice. Including breaking news articles 
  • Experience with interviewing sources, finding news and writing news reports.
  • Tracks copy and graphic material, performs copyediting and proofreading, assists in the coordination of editorial, production workflow and planning.  Follows publication standards and policies.
  • Experience in a daily journalism environment is required; B2B journalism experience is preferred.
  • The ideal candidate will be able to moderate panels and conduct knowledgeable interviews with industry leaders both in-person at industry events as well as online.

Additional information

The salary range for this role is 70k to 90k depending on experience. 

We work hard to make sure Life at Informa is rewarding, supportive and enjoyable for everyone. Here’s some of what you can expect when you join us. But don’t just take our word for it – see what our colleagues have to say at LifeAt.Informa.com

Our benefits include: 

  • Freedom & flexibility: colleagues rate us highly for the flexibility and trust they receive, and we support a range of working patterns
  • Great community: a welcoming culture with in-person and online social events, our fantastic Walk the World charity day and active diversity and inclusion networks
  • Broader impact: take up to four days per year to volunteer, with charity match funding available too
  • Career opportunity: the opportunity to develop your career with bespoke training and learning, mentoring platforms and on-demand access to thousands of courses on LinkedIn Learning. When it’s time for the next step, we encourage and support internal job moves
  • Time out: 15 days PTO rising to 20 after three years and 25 after six years, plus 10 national holidays, a birthday leave day and the chance to work from (almost!) anywhere for up to four weeks a year
  • Competitive benefits, including a 401k match, health, vision and dental insurance, parental leave and an ESPP offering company shares at a minimum 15% discount
  • Strong wellbeing support through EAP assistance, mental health first aiders, free access to a wellness app and more
  • Recognition for great work, with global awards and kudos programs
  • As an international company, the chance to collaborate with teams around the world

We’re not solely focused on a checklist of skills. We champion energy and ambition and look for colleagues who will roll their sleeves up, join in and help make things happen. If it sounds like a match and you have most – although not all – of the skills and experience listed, we welcome your application.

At Informa, you'll find inclusive experiences and environments where all perspectives and backgrounds are welcomed. As part of this approach and our diversity and inclusion commitments, we are also formally an Equal Opportunities Employer. This means we base decisions on relevant qualifications and merit and do not discriminate on the basis of key characteristics and statuses, including all of those protected by law. Ask us or see our website for full information.

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