Journalist, VIXIO PaymentsCompliance

VIXIO is the leading provider of legal, regulatory and compliance solutions to the global payments and banking industry. Our analysis of legal and policy developments comprehensively covers the needs of payment industry professionals, helping them to make informed business decisions, uncover opportunities and reduce legal and compliance costs.

The role 

You are ambitious, a self-starter, curious to seek the truth and uncover stories impacting payments compliance. In addition to being a natural storyteller, you can write investigative articles, feature stories and analytical pieces. To succeed in this role, you are self-motivated, a self-starter and have exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assess leads and pitch relevant/ compelling story ideas to editors. Participate in broader editorial discussions around trends and coverage ideas 
  • Consistently meet all deadlines to publish stories 
  • Prepare and submit work that is ready for editorial approval 
  • Write stories using data and information from multiple sources. Ensure written work is clear, concise and factual 
  • Adhere to the editorial standards and guidelines 
  • Document and share notes and insights gleaned from interviews, events, sources with the editorial team and wider business 
  • Actively develop a quality network of sources to include regulators, industry experts, lawyers, etc. Create trustworthy relationships with contacts and sources for use in new research 
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and latest development by attending events, conferences, speaking with sources, scanning social media, reading relevant publications 
  • Represent VIXIO at third party events, webinars, podcasts and have a working knowledge of the broader payments compliance landscape. Develop expertise in key topical areas and jurisdictions 

Candidate profile

  • BA degree in journalism, English, communications or relevant field 
  • An understanding of how regulation impacts payments is required
  • Minimum of two years' working as a journalist or analyst in payments is required 

Skills and Behaviors

  • Strong time management 
  • Clear communication, both written and oral 
  • Analytical skills, strong deductive and inductive reasoning 
  • Strong writing skills 
  • Intellectual curiosity and perseverance to follow through on a story 
  • Outgoing and social 
  • Team player 
  • Drive, enthusiasm and determination

Apply to:

Mr Sylwester Frazzoni
Editorial Director
VIXIO
St Clare House, 7th Floor,
30 Minories,
London
London
EC3N 1DD
United Kingdom
Tel: 02079219980

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