Editor, Fund Directions – US

Pageant Media
United States
Full time
Pageant Media
United States
25 June 2021

Editor, Fund Directions – US

Pageant Media
United States

Fund Directions

Fund Directions is one of Pageant Media’s most established brands and focuses on the information needs of independent fund directors.


The Role

We’re looking for a talented journalist and strong leader to develop and implement the Fund Directions content strategy. The editor will oversee two Fund Directions reporters and be responsible for all aspects of their discipline, training and development. There will also be a small freelance budget to oversee. The editor will also work closely with the membership team to help educate them on market trends and with the commercial team to develop sponsorship opportunities, particularly around online video panels. The ideal candidate will have a strong editorial background—including experience building strong source networks— plus management skills, experience working on events and knowledge of the asset management space.


The Responsibilities

  • Leading Pageant Media’s coverage of fund governance and regulation
  • Responsible for producing Fund Directions monthly edition
  • Responsible for weekly email briefing, including 4-5 articles a week
  • Oversight of the Fund Directions advisory board
  • Developing a network of trusted sources among the fund board community, and ensuring the FD reporter does the same
  • Being the go-to expert on this market, for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Working with the events and commercial teams to organize awards, webinars and summits that fall under the Fund Directions brand
  • Managing reporting staff, including responsibility for all aspects of training, development and discipline
    • Recruiting and selecting new staff when vacancies arise
    • Training and developing team members, setting development goals
    • Conducting an annual performance review and determining appropriate pay increases


The Requirements

  • Understanding of the asset management industry
  • Excellent news judgement
  • Superb writing ability, interviewing and editing skills
  • Ability to develop and supervise a team
  • Willingness to travel occasionally for events and conferences
  • Excellent phone manner
  • Self-motivated
  • Good networking skills and a track record of developing useful contacts and sources
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills


How to Apply

To apply, send you CV and covering letter to: jobs@pageantmedia.com