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The Role / Position Overview

Ignites Europe, the FT’s daily news service focused on the business of asset management, is seeking a reporter to join its 10-strong editorial team. 

We are looking for a persistent and enthusiastic reporter to provide strong, original and must-have content for our readers.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and write at least three exclusive articles per week, meeting daily deadlines;
  • Generate detailed, original story ideas to be developed with the managing editor;
  • Build and cultivate an extensive network of sources with an emphasis on meetings and phone interviews;
  • Conduct video interviews and occasionally host online panel discussions.

Requirements 

Essential

  • Journalism experience of at least two years to include news reporting;
  • Demonstrated success in developing original story ideas and source development;
  • Proven ability to meet daily deadlines to write accurately, concisely and clearly
  • Journalism experience within a related field, covering investments, pensions, insurance, tax and/or regulation
  • Must be adaptable, personable and flexible.

Desirable        

  • Fluency in one of the following languages: French or German.

What’s in it for you? Our Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

 

Further Information

The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, talent@ft.com and a member of our team will be happy to help.

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