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Economics Editor & Lead Writer for INTEREST

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This is an exciting opportunity to take the lead as Editor & Lead Writer for INTEREST.
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Overview

Moneyfacts Group plc is the UK’s leading provider of retail financial product data and has been pioneering financial comparison technology for over 35 years. 

Moneyfacts' data is used by virtually every bank and building society in the UK, the Bank of England, Financial Conduct Authority, Financial Ombudsman Service, HM Treasury, Prudential Regulatory Authority and UK Finance.

INTEREST is a new digital publication from Moneyfacts, using our data, intelligent, impartial editorial and graphs to inform readers about what is going on with interest rates to make interest interesting.

INTEREST is published every six weeks, to fit in with MPC meetings. It focuses specifically on inflation and rate setting, an under studied subject. INTEREST seeks to identify the effects, positive or negative, interest rates have on the economy.

 

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to take the lead as Editor & Lead Writer for INTEREST.

We are looking for a talented writer with as passion for and knowledge of economics who can develop are largely neglected subject.

The role could operate on a remote/hybrid working basis, but attendance at editorial meetings in Norwich is an essential part of the role.

 

Key Duties

  • Produce specialist written content for publication
  • Work with Data and Design teams to incorporate appropriate charts and graphics to complement and enhance the written copy
  • Monitor and maintain a keen interest in economics news and events
  • Propose stories and ideas for inclusion in the publication
  • Attend regular editorial meetings at Norwich offices

 

Experience & Skills

  • Previous experience working as a writer or journalist in financial services
  • Ability to work with data
  • Keen interest in economics current affairs
  • Ability to analyse historical data and identify trends
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the role of the Bank of England in UK monetary policy.

 

Salary

  • Excellent salary – commensurate with experience

 

Hours

  • Part time 2-3 days per week.

Overview

Moneyfacts Group plc is the UK’s leading provider of retail financial product data and has been pioneering financial comparison technology for over 35 years. 

Moneyfacts' data is used by virtually every bank and building society in the UK, the Bank of England, Financial Conduct Authority, Financial Ombudsman Service, HM Treasury, Prudential Regulatory Authority and UK Finance.

INTEREST is a new digital publication from Moneyfacts, using our data, intelligent, impartial editorial and graphs to inform readers about what is going on with interest rates to make interest interesting.

INTEREST is published every six weeks, to fit in with MPC meetings. It focuses specifically on inflation and rate setting, an under studied subject. INTEREST seeks to identify the effects, positive or negative, interest rates have on the economy.

 

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity to take the lead as Editor & Lead Writer for INTEREST.

We are looking for a talented writer with as passion for and knowledge of economics who can develop are largely neglected subject.

The role could operate on a remote/hybrid working basis, but attendance at editorial meetings in Norwich is an essential part of the role.

 

Key Duties

  • Produce specialist written content for publication
  • Work with Data and Design teams to incorporate appropriate charts and graphics to complement and enhance the written copy
  • Monitor and maintain a keen interest in economics news and events
  • Propose stories and ideas for inclusion in the publication
  • Attend regular editorial meetings at Norwich offices

 

Experience & Skills

  • Previous experience working as a writer or journalist in financial services
  • Ability to work with data
  • Keen interest in economics current affairs
  • Ability to analyse historical data and identify trends
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the role of the Bank of England in UK monetary policy.

 

Salary

  • Excellent salary – commensurate with experience

 

Hours

  • Part time 2-3 days per week.

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays + up to 3 days Long Service entitlement
  • Birthday day off
  • Enhanced Workplace Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free access to wellbeing and support tools
  • GP24 – free unlimited 24/7 access to a GP
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Free car parking for all staff, two private car parks
  • Electric vehicle charging points
  • Locker rooms with showers and hairdryer
  • Fully air-conditioned offices
  • Free football car parking on Norwich City FC match days
  • Monday Motivation – Free treats on Mondays
  • Access to discounted local bus travel

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus public holidays + up to 3 days Long Service entitlement
  • Birthday day off
  • Enhanced Workplace Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme – free access to wellbeing and support tools
  • GP24 – free unlimited 24/7 access to a GP
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Free car parking for all staff, two private car parks
  • Electric vehicle charging points
  • Locker rooms with showers and hairdryer
  • Fully air-conditioned offices
  • Free football car parking on Norwich City FC match days
  • Monday Motivation – Free treats on Mondays
  • Access to discounted local bus travel

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