SHARES, Financial Journalist

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Location
London Bridge
Salary
Competitive + bonus
Posted
06 Jan 2017
Closes
06 Feb 2017
Ref
75 - London
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SHARES, a leading provider of news and comment for retail investors, is looking for a talented Financial Journalist to join the London team.

Suitable candidates will be experienced journalists ideally with a track record of writing about investing, stocks or funds.

We will also consider individuals with professional experience of equity analysis or fund management, as well as journalists with experience writing about industries such as banking, engineering or insurance.

Applicants must be able to deliver clean copy to tight deadlines and be able to explain complicated information in an easy-to-read manner for the general public.

The editorial team produces market-facing, topical and forward-looking content on companies primarily listed on UK stock markets, as well as writing about funds and the investment side of personal finance.

The successful candidate will write articles for the daily online service and weekly digital magazine and be able to generate a constant stream of fresh ideas. Some third party editorial content may also be required as SHARES writes for some of the biggest names in the financial services industry and many well-known news outlets.

SHARES is owned by AJ Bell, one of the fastest growing names in the share dealing and pensions industry. AJ Bell has more than 140,000 clients and more than £31.5bn assets under administration. It employs just over 630 people across offices in London, Manchester and Tunbridge Wells.

Requirements include:

  • Experience as a journalist for a newspaper, magazine or renowned website, or as a relevant investment industry professional
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Ability to work from 8am at least twice a week
  • Detailed knowledge of the UK stock market and/or investing is highly desirable


Salary and Benefits: We are offering a very competitive salary and benefits including a twice-yearly bonus and a holiday buy and sell scheme.

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