• Reporter - Buyouts United States
  • PEI Group in United States, , United States
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

About The Role

We at PEI Group are looking for a Reporter to join our welcoming, diverse, and growing team based here in New York. Successful candidate will be reporting on the Private Equity industry for Buyouts and report to Chris Witkowsky...

Your main responsibilities will include filing breaking news, long-term features, opinion columns and other forms of journalism like podcasts focused on private equity fundraising, capital allocation, governance, LP relations and other issues vital to the successful running of a firm. The role will include building a network of private equity sources, including PE firms, institutional investors, consultants and lawyers.

Each reporter on the team is responsible for writing three to five news/analysis stories per week for the Buyouts website, longer-form features for online and the print magazine, as well as periodic opinion columns. We also attend industry events and occasionally moderate panels and key-note interviews.
• Develop and maintain a network of relevant market sources.
• Develop an understanding of the issues our audience faces.
• Gather and pitch story leads of potential value to our audience.
• Think laterally about the most appropriate format (e.g. written vs podcast vs roundtable)
• Include proprietary information in all stories.
• Meet with sources and attend conferences.
• Produce clean, well-structured copy ready for edit, with all necessary “page furniture”.
• Ensure all content is accurate and fact-checked, and journalistic process has been correctly followed.
• Participate in the editorial production process
• Communicate regularly and openly with team and meet deadlines.
• Understand and adhere to journalistic ethics and consult immediately with editors on any potential conflicts or errors.
• Contribute to newsletters, and over time, write newsletters.
• Participate in podcasts and conferences.
• Participate as an active team member in meetings and projects.

About You


We are looking for someone who is;
• Persistent and curious
• Detail-oriented
• Comfortable interviewing high-level executives
• Collaborative
• Strong networker

Qualification & Experience
• Three to five years experience in print journalism
• Business writing experience a plus (Private equity familiarity also a plus)
• Bachelor's degree or higher
• Portfolio of past work
• Track record of breaking news

Personal Attributes
• Professionalism
• Punctuality
• Communicative
• Willing to take constructive criticism
• Teamwork mentality

About Us

Who we are:

PEI Group is a subscriber-focused business intelligence company. With our multi-talented global team of over 440 people, spread across EMEA, USA & Asia, our purpose is to inform and connect investment professionals across global, specialised markets. We identify specific high growth, high value investment sectors and themes where deep insight, strong market relationships and active capital flows are critical for success.

What we do:

PEI Group provides industry-leading journalism, data, and market insight to subscribing clients via a wide portfolio of specialist brands supported by our robust and scalable digital publishing, analytics, and database platform. We also track the firms and individuals who shape markets and bring client-communities together to enable knowledge sharing, profile building and relationship development through professional networks and events. Wherever our markets are active – in New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore, London and elsewhere – PEI is hard at work examining crucial market forces and shifting investment themes, identifying active investors and their capital allocations, and scanning ahead for regulatory changes, new compliance requirements and other risk factors.

At PEI we value diverse talent and welcome applications from everyone – regardless of background. We are an equal opportunity employer and our inclusive culture at PEI is reflected in every stage of the recruitment journey. Please inform us at initial stages of the recruitment process if you require any reasonable adjustments and we can accommodate this.

PEI Group supports flexible working arrangements, and we welcome career returners
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