Private Debt Investor, News Editor

14 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Private Debt Investor (, the leading industry publication covering the world’s private debt markets, is looking for an experienced financial journalist to join its editorial team as News Editor in London.

Published by PEI Media Group (, Private Debt Investor tracks the activities and growing influence of alternative credit providers worldwide (e.g. Blackstone GSO, KKR, Oaktree Capital, EQT and 3i), and provides a complete news and intelligence service for the markets it covers.

Its rapidly expanding subscriber base include fund managers, direct lenders and other non-bank providers of debt financing; private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers seeking to raise financing for acquisitions from these sources; investors aiming to understand the benefits of incorporating private debt strategies in their investment portfolios; as well as financial, legal and regulatory intermediaries involved in the investment process.


The current vacancy is an opportunity for an ambitious individual with at least three years’ experience of covering financial markets who wishes to advance their career, and to build a strong personal profile in one of the most dynamic areas of finance.

Breaking news, feature writing, comment and analysis will be part of the day-to-day, as will be helping to set the title’s editorial agenda and providing leadership and supervision to junior team members. A particular requirement will be taking responsibility for the website, deciding which stories to prioritise, how to make the site as visually compelling as possible, and how to achieve the perfect complementarity of online and offline content.

Essential requirements are a nose for a story, great writing, strong interpersonal skills and a proven record of effective networking and relationship-building in a difficult-to-penetrate segment of the financial world. Knowledge of private investment markets will be a distinct advantage.


People who thrive at PEI are smart, ambitious and committed. The successful applicant will understand the value of teamwork yet desire to make a personal impact and will be passionate and energetic about what they do. We can provide an exciting career opportunity where personal growth and advancement is aligned to the rapid development of an award-winning company.

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