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The Role / Position Overview
The Banker provides economic and financial intelligence for the world's financial sector, and has built a reputation for objective and incisive reporting.
The Banker offers an unrivalled combination of authoritative news analysis, features, surveys and heavyweight interviews, and is essential reading for bank CEOs, CFOs, heads of business, corporate treasurers, central bank governors and financial regulators.
The Banker is seeking three reporters to support its experienced editorial team in providing insight and intelligence for the global banking community.
You will be covering the world’s banking industry in depth, looking at trends in technology, regulation, sustainability and business strategy across the banking industry from retail banking through to capital markets.
You will be expected to write news analysis pieces, data-led stories and, from time to time, features, as well as videos, podcasts and interviews with bankers at the top level in their field. You will be striving to stimulate and inform readers as part of our mission to make The Banker the go-to source of news analysis and information for professionals in the industry.
Required Skills / Experience
- Two years of editorial experience, wanting to grow in a multimedia environment
- First class writing skills
- Have a broad knowledge of the banking industry
- Experience in data analysis Inquisitive and eager to engage with compelling content
- Self-motivated and innovative
- A ‘can do’ and flexible approach to work
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.
The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We have implemented a hybrid working model and we also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. 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, email@example.com and a member of our team will be happy to help.