Location: We have offices in Dartford, Kent, and Heathfield, Sussex, but will consider remote applicants and may open an office in London in the near future.

Reports to: Editor-in-chief

Works with: Other members of the editorial team, marketing, data analysts, sources and clients

Key responsibilities:

  • Building relationships internally and externally to determine the market and appetite for news on proxy voting and corporate governance to help set the parameters of Proxy Insight’s editorial objectives.
  • Sourcing story ideas and editing copy for a proprietary newswire service.
  • Providing editorial oversight for Proxy Monthly, including setting contents and copy-editing.
  • Contribute feature articles and interviews for newswire and Proxy Monthly.
  • Lead survey drives to generate content for newswire and Proxy Monthly.
  • Contributing to a weekly newsletter.

Areas for growth:

  • Working with sales and marketing teams to develop a roster of special reports and advertising opportunities.
  • Appearing on a Proxy Insight podcast. Attending conferences to speak on issues related to proxy voting and corporate governance, as well as gathering ideas for content.
  • Depending on the success of the service, recruiting and managing a team or reporters.

Key skills required:

  • At least three years of journalism experience.
  • Excellent grasp of written English.
  • Ability to work quickly and flexibly, both independently and in a number of teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including source-building, team leadership and collaboration.
  • Experience of building a beat would be desirable.
  • Some experience public speaking or moderating panels would be desirable.
  • Some experience of financial or corporate governance reporting would be desirable.

Apply to:

Mr Josh Black
Activist Insight
Proxy Insight
4 Old Park Lane
United Kingdom
Tel: 020 7129 1314

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