Job Purpose

With over 170 subscribing investment management firms MandateWire is a successful subscription business covering the investment activities of institutional investors across the globe. We are looking for an inquisitive and creative journalist to join our team of reporters based in New York and produce daily news stories on North American institutional investors (predominantly pension funds, foundations and insurers) within their specific beat. We seek team players who thrive in a work environment that offers collegiality and support.

Qualifications / Capabilities / Skills / Experience
 

  • Must have an excellent and professional telephone manner. The role involves speaking with senior institutional investment decision makers and the ability to create a rapport with these contacts is essential.
  • Superb organisational skills to manage time effectively, scheduling calls, inputting data and meeting the daily, monthly and quarterly deadlines.
  • Ability to analyse large amounts of data and identify relevant material.
  • Good level of computer skills.
     

Desirable
 

  • Journalism experience within a related field, covering investments and pensions
  • Experience interviewing sophisticated senior executives
     

Person Profile
 

  • Must be well-organised and able to prioritise workload effectively
  • Polite and confident telephone manner
  • Detail oriented
  • Calm under pressure
  • Eye for detail - both for writing accurate stories and sifting through large amounts of data in annual reports.
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Flexible
  • Proactive
  • Team player
     

A reasonable estimate of the salary range for this role is $71,000-75,000. To ensure pay fairness, the successful candidate will be offered a salary within the estimated salary range based on a number of considerations including but not limited to: skill set; experience and training; certifications; and other business and organisational needs. The disclosed range estimate is for our NYC office and has not been adjusted for other locations. This position is represented by the Writers Guild of America East.

 

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