Data Journalist, Insurance Post
Data Journalist, Insurance Post
Infopro Digital group are recruiting for a Data Journalist on a permanent basis to join Insurance Post.
The best of both worlds. That is what a position with Infopro Digital offers you. We are first a global company with 4,000 employees and annual revenues of over half a billion dollars with a presence in 18 countries. Through our market-leading brands, we serve five professional communities – insurance and finance, automotive aftermarket, construction, retail, and industrials – enabling our clients to make informed business decisions and create new opportunities.
Secondly, our global brands focused on the financial services industry, known collectively as Risk Global, is a 300-person organisation with offices in Hong Kong, London, Nashville, and New York. Working at Risk Global means being part of a company that has strong financial backing, while at the same time giving you the power to truly make a difference.
Risk Global’s portfolio of global brands include Central Banking, Chartis Research, Insurance Post, Insurance Age, Risk.net and WatersTechnology. Through our proprietary editorial platforms, we create unique market insight and technical content for senior risk, technology and trading professionals at banks, asset managers and insurers. In addition, we create high-value marketing services and research solutions to service providers who seek access to our engaged communities.
Our people are passionate about delivering the best possible outcome for the customers and markets we serve. We are an impact-driven and entrepreneurial business that provides support while at the same time trusting great people to do great things. We are collaborative and move fast, with our people developing new skills even faster. Thanks to our global reach and international locations, we celebrate and expect diverse perspectives and we believe these add to the richness of our business. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves. We also realise everyone has a life outside of work, and we offer flexible solutions to make sure everyone has a healthy work-life balance.
As data becomes an increasingly important part of our USP with subscribers seeking information and analysis they cannot find elsewhere to give them a competitive advantage, we are looking for a diligent and enthusiastic data journalist to join our award-winning insurance editorial team.
The successful candidate will be skilled at both data analysis and visualisation; at spotting interesting stories and angles within the data and then being able to explain/illustrate them to our readers.
They will be a keen self-starter with an eye for detail, who will work with the editor/news editor, research team and production designers on projects both large and small, covering everything from succinct exclusive data analysis to whitepapers and long form reports.
A bit more
At Insurance Post we believe information gives you an edge, particularly in complex markets. That’s why we cover UK insurance and risk management space better than anyone else – it helps our readers make the right business decisions.
It is no coincidence that four of five candidates for the Headlinemoney General Insurance Journalist of the Year (B2B) 2022 were shortlisted for work on Insurance Post. It might be over 180 years old, but Insurance Post continues to maintain its standing as the UK’s most trusted source of in-depth insight, data and analysis on all aspects of the UK insurance industry.
Ability to produce high-impact copy using data-driven tools.
Experience using tools such as spreadsheets for acquiring and analysing data.
Ability to extract information from structured and unstructured data in public filings, regulatory reports, industry papers and transcriptions.
Ability to produce accurate, engaging, and analytical copy to a high standard and in accordance with our house style.
Fluent written and spoken English is imperative.
High level of organisation, time management and attention to detail.
Willingness to take full ownership of research projects.
Able to act as an ambassador for the company and its publications, maintaining high standard of integrity and ethics.
A team player inclined to work towards group objectives.
This role is based in London
Prefer work to from home instead? Not a problem. We have plenty of options for your working preferences.
A fantastic holiday allowance that increases as you spend longer with the company
Take your birthday off…on us
Access to a 24/7/365 Employee Assistance Programme offering support and guidance around all areas of wellbeing and mental health, including face-to-face counselling.
Access to our extensive learning programmes, through our dedicated platform, Generation Infopro
Paid volunteer days throughout the year where you can contribute your skills and expertise to make a meaningful difference to the lives of others
What you’ll get
Our global employee benefits include:
25 days annual leave (rising up to 30 days)
Group personal pension plan
Interest free season ticket loan (STL)
Private medical insurance
Employee assistance programme
Bonusly employee recognition
Employee discount scheme
Discounted gym membership
Additional life assurance
Bike to work
Give as you earn
Add partner to gym membership
Health cash plan
Personal accident insurance