We at PEI Group are looking for a reporter to join our welcoming, diverse, and growing team based here in London.

The reporter’s primary responsibility is to produce news articles about the investments happening in the institutional private real estate sector, providing the subscriber with coverage of the most relevant selection in the region.

The reporter will aim to break exclusive news on the top private real estate deals while maintaining a strong level of on-diary deal reporting.

The reporter will aim to become a recognisable authority on private real estate investment, contributing regularly also to commentary and analysis on the matter.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Produce a regular cadence of private real estate transaction news stories per week.
  • Break exclusive transaction news.
  • Maintain strong reporting on on-diary transaction news.
  • Develop network of private real estate investment executives and advisors
  • Conduct regular interview with relevant private real estate investment executives and advisors.
  • Contribute actively to the PERE Deals transaction data collection and structured information creation process.
  • Establish and communicate major trends in private real estate investment to the wider Real Estate Group on the weekly editorial call
  • Work closely with research departments from organizations providing real estate investment research to provide analysis of transaction trends from external data.
  • Work closely with PERE Deals Research & Analytics team to provide analysis of private real estate transaction trends from proprietary data.
  • Optimise content based on metrics to ensure content is relevant to our audience and is being produced to deliver performance
  • Participate in industry events, including speaking on panels
  • Translate the well-established mission of the brand to the region of coverage.
  • Contribute to ensuring PERE Deals website has fresh content at all times.
  • Where appropriate, collaborate with PERE Deals and other Real Estate Group colleagues on editorial assignments.
  • Adhere to PERE Deals and PEI editorial codes of conducts and best practices at all times.
  • Where appropriate, provide commentary on private real estate investment, both written and digital.

Although we are keeping direct experience and knowledge requirements to a minimum, we do need you to demonstrate your capabilities in relation to the points listed under essential requirements in the person specification. You should be prepared to discuss illustrations on how your competencies have helped you to achieve positive results.

Qualification and experience

  • Experience in business or financial reporting
  • Experience covering private real estate or related financial fields a plus 
  • Computer proficiency, such as using the Microsoft Office Suite, online search tools, databases, WordPress, plus specialized tools to monitor website performance and SEO optimisation.
  • Strong communication skills that manifest in quality reporting
  • Ability to meet fast and frequent deadlines 
  • Excellent observation and judgment skills to extract and develop compelling stories 
  • Familiarity with financial markets and investing, especially private real estate
  • Familiarity with social media platforms, such as LinkedIn

Personal Attributes  

  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to stay organised and calm under pressure
  • Intellectually curious
  • Flexible, able to adapt to change
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Comfortable multi-tasking
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Desire to be part of a dynamic business with high growth expectations and global reach
  • Desire to be in a team 
  • Keen to establish self as authoritative voice on beat/subject matter  
  • Excited about engaging with a sophisticated audience. 
  • Interested in developing skills needed to generate off-diary journalism  

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