executive / associate 


Job Description

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The Role / Position Overview 

MandateWire is a Financial Times-owned, subscription-based global news and data service that tracks and analyses the investment activities of institutional investors across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.


Our editorial coverage is underpinned by large amounts of data gathered from various sources, including documents published by institutional investors.


In this role, MandateWire is seeking an executive with the ability to identify, collate and scrutinize a high volume of investment intelligence and data that can be translated into actionable insight for our clients. 

 

This involves searching, identifying and collating a large number of public documents containing timely investment information published by institutions and scraping data from them.

 

These documents must also be uploaded to our CMS with the relevant bits of information and page numbers tagged in a timely fashion.


The role requires regular liaison with and training of a Manila-based team, which assists with the gathering and tagging of data, and regular quality control checks on that process. 

 

If international travel returns to normality, the candidate must also be able to make at least
one annual visit to Manila.


In addition, this executive will liaise regularly with the product and technology teams.

 

The role will report primarily to the regional editors of MandateWire and work closely and frequently with the head of product development and the sales team.


This role would suit an ambitious executive with a keen eye for detail, a passion for gathering and structuring unstructured data, and the desire to become an expert in the field of institutional investment. 

 




Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collating investment documents while researching and identifying timely information released by institutional investors
  • Organising and distilling information released by multiple institutional investors and ensuring it is properly stored and tagged on the CMS so that it can be presented on our website in a searchable way
  • Ongoing liaison with a research team in Manila, which will help with collating and sorting through information published by investors, and maintaining quality control over their output 
  • Liaising with an in-house technology team to find ways to optimise the website


Required Skills / Experience 

 

Desired Experience includes:

  • Experience of research, particularly gathering and organizing data from multiple sources in a timely way
  • Experience of working on and building out a directory
  • Experience of working across teams with regular, consistent communication in different time zones

Skills:

  • Superb organizational skills to manage time effectively, inputting data and meeting daily, monthly and quarterly deadlines.
  • Basic Excel knowledge is essential, advanced Excel knowledge is desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to analyze large amounts of data from different sources and identify relevant material in a timely way

 

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, hybrid working (including working from home), health coverage (medical, dental & vision insurance), 401k and company match, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here

 

Further Information

Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status (e.g. CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) , which will be kept confidential. We are an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company.


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