Sub Editor / Content Editor

Europe, Editorial
Mergermarket, part of Acuris, was established in 2000 and is dedicated to the global mergers and acquisition market. We provide real-time news, actionable market intelligence, research and data that enables individuals and companies working in M&A to gain a competitive business advantage. We are the leading provider of high value business information to the sector with subscribers including many of the world's leading legal & financial advisory firms, private equity firms, consultancy and corporate firms.
 
This role involves in-depth copy editing to a high journalistic standard of technical and financial news and ensuring articles conform to compliance guidelines. The successful candidate will communicate with reporters to help shape stories that meet output requirements working within a small content editing team based in a large organisation. Full training will be given to the successful candidate and would suit a current editor with an NCTJ (or equivalent) qualification. Applicants must have a keen eye for detail, ability to work on their own initiative and be able to prioritise tasks.

Mergermarket offers a number of products to subscribers in the corporate advisory and hedge fund communities. As such, while no previous experience of these industries is necessary, the successful candidate will need to gain an understanding of who will be reading the stories he or she publishes and their expectations.
 
This role involves:
 
  • Editing and publishing financial news stories on a rolling deadline basis
  • Communicating with different types of journalists
  • Being a team player.
  • Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines

If you are interested in this position, please apply here. Please ensure that your CV and cover letter are attached. 
 
Acuris powers business growth for financial and professional services firms worldwide. Through events and subscription-based digital services, we provide unique, high-value content that helps our customers to make the best decisions based on the strongest evidence.
 
Our sector specialists and expert analysts interpret data and intelligence to extract new insights that create business opportunities for our customers. We’re trusted by many of the world’s principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates, who rely our brands to help them understand specialist markets and find ideas for business development.
 
Founded in 2000, we’re a growing family of information brands united by common characteristics: sector expertise, analytical skill, proprietary data and solutions that are packaged for maximum value. You’ll find our 1,000 staff, including 600 specialist journalists and analysts, in 67 locations around the world.
 
Acuris is fully committed to a policy of non-discrimination and to promoting equality of opportunity in employment on grounds of merit, experience, skills and aptitude in order to maximise the full potential of both existing and prospective employees.