Journalist | VIXIO Regulatory Intelligence

Journalist, VIXIO PaymentsCompliance

Full-Time | London, EC3N, United Kingdom

 

VIXIO is the leading provider of legal, regulatory and compliance solutions to the global payments and banking industry. Our analysis of legal and policy developments comprehensively covers the needs of payment industry professionals, helping them to make informed business decisions, uncover opportunities and reduce legal and compliance costs.

 

The Role

You are ambitious, a self-starter, curious to seek the truth and uncover stories impacting payments and gambling compliance. In addition to being a natural storyteller, you can write investigative articles, feature stories and analytical pieces. To succeed in this role, you are self-motivated, a self-starter and have exceptional written and verbal communication skills. 

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assess leads and pitch relevant/ compelling story ideas to Editors. Participate in broader editorial discussions around trends and coverage ideas
  • Consistently meet all deadlines to publish stories
  • Prepare and submit work that is ready for editorial approval 
  • Write stories using data and information from multiple sources. Ensure written work is clear, concise and factual
  • Adhere to the Editorial standards and guidelines 
  • Document and share notes and insights gleaned from interviews, events, sources with the editorial team and wider business
  • Actively develop a quality network of sources to include regulators, industry experts, lawyers, etc. Create trustworthy relationships with contacts and sources for use in new research
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and latest development by attending events, conferences, speaking with sources, scanning social media, reading relevant publications 
  • Represent VIXIO at third party events, webinars, podcasts and have a working knowledge of  the broader payments compliance landscape. Develop expertise in key topical areas and jurisdictions

 

Candidate Profile

  • BA degree in Journalism, English, Communications or relevant field
  • An understanding of the payment markets and how regulation can impact it
  • Minimum of two years working as a journalist in financial services preferred
  • Would also consider candidates with strong writing skills from a financial services research background

 

Skills and Behaviours

  • Strong time management 
  • Clear communication, both written and oral
  • Analytical skills, deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Strong writing skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and perseverance to follow through on a story
  • Outgoing and social 
  • Team player
  • Drive, enthusiasm and determination

 

Benefits and perks

VIXIO offers a very competitive benefits package

  • We offer 25 days of holiday each year.  After 2 years of service, you are rewarded with an additional day of loyalty holiday for each year up to 30 days
  • We have a private health insurance scheme
  • We offer a life assurance scheme
  • Season ticket loan and cycle to work loans are offered
  • A day off for your birthday (2 days if it is a big one)

 

To apply for this role, please email us your most recent CV and cover letter at recruitment@vixio.com.

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