Financial News in London seeks reporter to cover professional services
Financial News, the leading publication for the finance industry in London, is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic journalist to cover professional services, writing about auditors, lawyers and management consultants.
This is an opportunity for a journalist to break news on one of the most interesting beats in financial and corporate journalism.
Successful candidates will be confident writing front page stories and in-depth features on the world’s biggest professional services firms. The right person will be expected to develop contacts with people in the most high-profile institutions in the City of London and interview the biggest names in the industry.
When you join Financial News, you become part of Dow Jones, one of the most dynamic, creative and savvy news and information companies in the world. Dow Jones delivers newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, newsletters, databases, magazines, radio and television – including some of the widest-read and most-respected brands such as Barron’s, MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal.
Duties include producing feature-length stories each week on the professional services beat, reporting stories that are agenda-setting, highly visual and data rich, developing a deep network of sources, engaging with a broad audience through social media and helping to produce content for projects teams.
Applicants must be capable of conceiving and reporting original, in-depth stories, including scoops, producing fast, clean, compelling and accurate first drafts and developing a broad network of well-placed sources.
They must understand digital journalism concepts and digital storytelling techniques as well as a willingness to work as a team and cover for other reporters/editors where required.