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Research Editor

Are you Passionate about data journalism? Ready to cover one of the fastest-growing areas of corporate finance?

Buyouts Insider is looking for a full-time research editor to produce editorial content for our research reports, guides, directories and market-leading news services aimed at private-equity and venture capital professionals.

As Research Editor you will be responsible for producing the Pratt's Guide to Private Equity and Venture Capital, PE/VC Compensation Study, PE/VC Partnership Agreements Study, Guide to Emerging Manager Investors and related products. Additionally, you will maintain the research center on our subscription Web site; generate story leads and data runs for fellow reporters; and write bi-weekly, quarterly and annual features for Buyouts and VCJ digital news services.

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct industry surveys and research
  • Write analyses of survey and research results for reports, guides and directories
  • Generate data, statistics, tables and charts for regular features that appear in Buyouts and VCJ digital news services
  • Generate a daily tip sheet for reporters
  • Support reporters by producing data runs for their feature stories

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Additional duties as assigned.

The Individual:

  • Strong analytical skills; ability to use data to unearth trends
  • Ability to write news and analysis for a professional audience

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1 - 3 years’ experience* in researching and producing content.  *Internships against the minimum years of experience will be considered eligible for consideration

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of principles and concepts in corporate finance, business statistics and financial accounting.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to create tables and charts to showcase data, infographics a plus.
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