REFI US Editor – New York

Pageant Media
New York
Full time
Pageant Media
New York
25 June 2021

REFI US Editor – New York

Pageant Media
New York

The Product

REFI, Pageant Media’s leading brand focused on the private real estate fund market, is a business intelligence service for asset management professionals who need reliable and actionable information to grow their businesses. REFI offers members a unique combination of actionable editorial insights, bespoke networking events and proprietary data and research. All data and editorial content is designed specifically for investor relations teams to help them win and retain business.


The Role

The US Editor is responsible for REFI’s US coverage of the real estate PE fund industry, leading a team of financial journalists by assigning, writing and editing news stories that fit the REFI content plan. The US editor directly manages two reporters and is responsible for all aspects of their discipline, training and development. The editor will also contribute their own articles. The US editor also serves as an ambassador for the REFI brand in the US, including presenting and moderating panels at industry events and working closely with the membership and commercial teams to help educate them on the market.


The Responsibilities

  • Leading coverage of developments at US-based real estate asset managers, including fund launches, fund closes, performance analysis and key people moves
  • Editing competitive intelligence and performance stories
  • Writing 2-3 stories per week
  • Managing two direct reports who produce daily news stories
  • Recruiting and selecting new staff when there are vacancies
  • Training and developing team members, setting development goals
  • Overseeing all areas of discipline and management of the team
  • Conducting annual performance reviews and determining appropriate pay increases


The Requirements

  • Editorial and/or strong reporting experience working in financial journalism
  • News judgement, the ability to identify the most relevant stories
  • Understanding of the asset management industry
  • Superb writing ability, interviewing and editing skills
  • Ability to develop and manage a team
  • Occasional travel 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, please send your CV and covering letter to: