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Ignites Asia, a Financial Times service, is an online source of news, business intelligence and analysis for the asset management industry in Asia.
It is a subscription-based publication. We are looking for an Associate Editor, based in Hong Kong. This is a unique opportunity to play an important role in a successful online news service backed by the experience and resources of the Financial Times and Money-Media.
This is also an opportunity to focus on news journalism for sophisticated decision-makers, as well as work within a positive and collaborative team environment.
Responsibilities : Cover a market (ie Hong Kong or Singapore) and aim to write four original articles per week. Produce news stories and exclusive content.
Travel occasionally within Asia. Edit and publish daily edition in absence of the managing editor. When needed, edit mass media stories for the daily edition.
Requirements : Minimum of three years of experience covering the asset management industry and / or financial markets in Asia.
Strong contacts with asset management companies, fund distributors / selectors / institutional investors and regulators would be an advantage.
Editing experience. Proven ability to meet daily deadlines. Must be willing to travel to specific markets in Asia. Must love news journalism, be self-motivated, enthusiastic, hard-working, responsible, organised and a team player.