Global Financial Markets Title, Editor-in-Chief - London or New York
Location: New York, NY or London
An established and high-quality niche magazine publisher seeks an experienced editor to start immediately and lead the launch of a new title late Q1/early Q2 2013.
The successful candidate will have a background and track record that will give the publisher complete confidence in his or her ability to deliver against an aggressive editorial plan and extremely high business and editorial standards. The role calls for someone with strong management skills, who will be able to build a small team of staff writers and analysts as well as identify and build a network of freelance contributors. A prerequisite for the role is a thorough understanding of global financial markets across all asset classes, as well as a good understanding of economics, government and central bank policies, and the geopolitical forces that drive markets.
The successful applicant will have a background as an editor or senior member of an editorial team producing high-quality financial content. Applications will be considered from individuals who have related backgrounds that might include: a senior editorial role with one of the main news agencies, a track record as a senior analyst or trader at an asset management firm, investment bank or one of the leading market commentary firms. Of paramount importance is the desire to lead by example and the ability to produce a high volume of informative content written with flair and passion. The new title’s objective is to provide thought-proving, actionable information for traders and asset managers.
The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience, performance-related bonus and a flexible working environment.
To apply for the role, please send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining why you feel you should be considered for the role, together with examples of recent work. All applications will be treated in confidence. MENTION GORKANA WHEN APPLYING!