Job Description :
Financial News Online News Editor
Financial News is looking for an experienced News Editor to lead the commissioning, editing and promotion of daily content across all of FN’s digital channels and social media accounts.
Sitting at the heart of a busy newsroom, the News Editor will help break stories on, and produce compelling analysis of, the UK’s investment banking, asset management and trading industries
A strong working knowledge of the biggest institutions and personalities in each is desired, as in an understanding of the main regulations and themes affecting those doing business in the City whether this is the drive to improve diversity or efforts to stamp out malpractice.
The News Editor works closely with FN’s team of sector correspondents to deliver timely and accurate content that is sourced and written in accordance with the robust editorial standards of Barron’s Group the ability to take the initiative and drive editorial direction is essential.
The News Editor is the gatekeeper to fnlondon.com , FN’s website that showcases our latest news, analysis and commentary.
The site is updated throughout the day and the News Editor has ultimate responsibility for writing enticing, SEO-friendly headlines and standfirsts and sourcing appropriate imagery.
FN’s daily emails and News Alerts are subscribers’ main window into our daily coverage. The News Editor and their team take charge of building and sending these emails, taking relevant coverage from sister publications Barron’s, MarketWatch and WSJ where necessary to ensure readers receive the most complete picture of the stories affecting their sector on any given day.
The News Editor will be called on to help with the production of FN’s weekly print edition and the websites of sister titles Barron’s and MarketWatch if required.
They will also occasionally be required to manage big stories that break after hours and on weekend.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
EEO / AA / M / F / Disabled / Vets .