Money-Media, a subsidiary of the Financial Times, seeks a reporter to join our data visualization team. This reporter will cover the wealth management and institutional asset management industries. The successful candidate will help shape the overall data visualization strategy for two well-respected publications, FundFire and Financial Advisor IQ.

 

We are looking for a data reporter whose skills sit at the intersection of design, programming and journalism. The ideal candidate will be curious, and eager to get behind the story to provide context to the big themes of the day.  They should be able to scrape, clean, analyze and otherwise wrangle data to write stories, produce interactive features and create compelling visualizations.

 

The ideal candidate should be on the cutting edge of data journalism and stay there as the industry continues to evolve. We need someone who is driven to continue learning and developing their skills to keep up with the rapid pace of change.

 

This reporter will be responsible for conceiving and executing data analysis projects as well as helping other reporters to create data visualizations and use data properly in their work. He or she should be able to bulletproof and spot-check work under daily deadline pressure.

 

Candidates will need to interact with members of the financial community in different ways: as a reporter writing news and as a researcher obtaining data. Candidates should have experience working on multiple tasks and be comfortable toggling between longer-term projects and daily deadlines.

 

We’re looking for people with some (or all) of the following:

•  A keen interest in data-driven reporting, visual journalism and business news.

• Experience doing quantitative analyses and using those results to create compelling stories and visualizations.

•  Proficiency in tools and languages like Adobe Illustrator, HTML, CSS, Javascript.

•  A solid understanding of data analysis tools such as Python, R, Excel.

•  Experience working as a journalist, preferably on a daily deadline.

•  A track record of working successfully as part of a team.

•  Strong ability to generate and pitch creative ideas.

•  A detail-oriented, inquisitive nature, and being devoted to learning and improvement.

 

What’s in it For You? Our Culture & Benefits

•   Generous paid time off including vacation, personal days, sick days

•   Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life & disability insurance for employees and their families

•   Competitive 401(k) and company match, profit sharing, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and commuter benefits

•    Paid parental leave (maternity & paternity)

•    Flexible working

•   Other great perks such as summer Fridays, volunteer days and in-office events

•   Employee-led networks that promote and celebrate diversity and inclusion in the workplace

 

 

Money-Media is a friendly company with an entrepreneurial spirit. We are an organization of people with initiative and integrity who are passionate about their profession and value positive and creative thinking, a commitment to continual improvement and resiliency. 


As a subsidiary of Nikkei, the parent of the Financial Times, we offer an attractive benefits package including medical and dental, 401(k) and additional perks.

Nikkei is committed to equality of opportunity. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company – and we welcome all members of the community we serve to apply for openings with us.

 

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, flexible working, medical cover, and enhanced maternity & paternity packages. 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.


At the FT, we know our most valuable resources are our people and we embrace our employees’ unique skills, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer that seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.

 

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