Simplify Compliance

Reporter/Editor (Financial Services)

Argosy Group - Gaithersburg, MD - Full Time

The Argosy Group, LLC —a Simplify Compliance company—provides a rich and diverse line of award-winning and highly regarded business publications, databases, conferences, online information services, and resource directories for financial services professionals, regulators, lawyers, accountants and industry vendors.

Argosy is seeking a skilled reporter who has experience covering a regulatory beat and who thrives under the pressure of deadlines to become a key contributor to Regulatory Compliance Watch , the nation’s leading B-to-B online compliance service and weekly publication focused on compliance for financial services firms, including investment advisers, broker-dealers and private funds.

The right candidate has a passion for source-driven journalism, has strong organizational skills, has excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and can thrive in a team environment, while being self-motivated.


  • Covering key regulatory agencies, including the Securities and Exchange Commission , the Commodity Futures Trading Commission , the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the National Futures Association .
  • Generating story ideas on a weekly basis that answer key challenges currently faced by our audience.
  • Cultivating and interviewing critical industry sources.
  • Suggesting trending topics for timely webinars and live conferences, securing speakers and moderating such events.
  • Displaying excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Contributing to product development initiatives based on industry feedback.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Thrives in a team environment but is a skilled, self-motivated self-starter who can work autonomously.
  • Is deadline-oriented and can deliver stellar content under the pressure of daily/weekly deadlines.
  • Has proficient computer skills (eg. fluent with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat)
  • BA degree in Journalism or Communications.

Highly Desirable, But Not Required:

  • Experience covering the SEC, CFTC, FINRA and NFA.
  • Accomplished at using social media platforms (eg. Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube).

To be considered, please submit your resume and cover letter, including your salary requirements.

We offer an exciting work environment, comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, and an innovative open leave policy. Visit our parent company website at for more information about working at Simplify Compliance and Argosy.

Argosy is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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