Citywire
Reports to:       Italian Editor
Direct reports:  n/a

Role Summary & Key Responsibilities

The purpose of the role is to generate editorial content for our Italian-language website and our various international publications. This will involve meeting and interviewing fund managers, strategists and senior figures in the investment world, to generate a flow of daily news stories for Citywire.it, and to periodically write longer articles for our international magazines. The role will be based in London, working alongside other members of the Citywire Global editorial team, but travelling frequently to Italy.

It will also involve working closely with our audience development team to understand and get to know our key readership segments in Italy.

Key Skills:

Expert: Reporting skills, with the ability write clear, accurate copy to deadline in both English and Italian. Good communication skills- you will be dealing with people at all levels
Working Knowledge: Investment, financial markets

Preferred Experience:

Some experience of working in a fast-paced news environment is desirable. An understanding of the principles of investment and some knowledge of, and interest in, how financial markets work would be an advantage.

Relevant Qualifications:
NCTJ preferred

Security Responsibilities:

Understanding the implications and importance of Physical Security and Information Security to Citywire and Citywire customers, how these implications impact on each employee at an individual level and how to empower them to take action to address these responsibilities. Protect the department’s information from all threats, whether internal or external, deliberate or accidental

£25K base, OTE £30K

Located in London, SE11

What do you get?
  • To work with people throughout the company who excel at what they do.
  • To work in the finance sector, on great projects that bring investment research and strategies to new investors, active investors and investment professionals.
Benefits include

Freshly ground coffee, fresh organic fruit delivered daily, breakfast cereals and nuts to help yourself too, 25 days holiday per annum (rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service) plus bank holidays, subsidised gym membership, Kiddivouchers, Ride2work scheme, season ticket loans, use of the company flat in central Edinburgh, 3% discretionary annual bonus and after 2 years continuous service you will also be entitled to private health and dental care insurance, pension, critical illness and death in service cover,

About Citywire

Started in 1999, we are an award winning financial data provider dedicated to providing no-nonsense, impartial investment news, data and research. Our company is built around our detailed knowledge of our audience and their needs. We have websites, magazines, events, data and research tools for consumers and financial professionals around the world. In 2001 Reuters acquired a 25% share in the company.

Citywire grows organically and has been profitable every year since 2005 and throughout the rises and falls in the market. We employ 140 people, most of whom are shareholders. We work in a spacious London office near the Thames, bars (staff discount), restaurants, a park and a city farm.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role and wish to apply then please send your CV with a covering letter outlining your suitability to: Bianca Parker-Beckett, HR Manager, Citywire Financial Publishers Limited, 1st Floor, 87 Vauxhall Walk, London, SE11 5HJ. Alternatively you can send your application via email to: recruitment@citywire.co.uk or please click the "apply online" button below
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