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The Role / Position Overview 

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

In this role, Mandate Wire 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. The role requires regular liaison with and training of a Manila-based team, which assists with data-gathering and research, and may also involve a small degree of lead generation for a team of US-based reporters. 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 on ways to develop and enhance both our data gathering efforts and advise on ways to pull valuable insights from datasets. As the key guardian of Mandate Wire’s data offering, this role also involves an element of client interaction and assisting the sales team with individual data requests from our paying readers. 

The role will report to the editor of Mandate Wire North America, but also work closely and frequently with the head of product development, the sales team, the global managing editor and other regional editors of Mandate Wire. This role would suit an ambitious executive with a keen eye for detail, a passion for gathering and structuring 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 presented in a searchable way
  • Ongoing liaison with an editorial research team in Manila, which will help with collating and sorting through information published by investors
  • Liaising with an in-house technology team to ensure the information being presented is reaching Mandate Wire subscribers, and to find ways to optimise the website
  • Liaise with sales teams to ensure end users’ needs are being met

Required Skills / Experience

Desired Experience includes:

  • Experience of research, particularly research that has attempted to find patterns or derive trends from tying together multiple pieces of information Gathering and organising data from multiple sources in a timely way
  • Experience of working on and building out a directory


  • Superb organisational 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
  • Ability to analyse large amounts of data from different sources and identify relevant material

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, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

Further Information

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