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About The Role

We at PEI Group are looking for an Editor to join our welcoming, diverse, and growing team based here in London. The Editor of Infrastructure Investor Deals is a key position, as PEI Group prepare to launch this new publication in Q4 2024 focusing on covering institutional capital deployment into global infrastructure assets. Managing a team of three across Europe, the US and APAC, the Editor will drive content for this fast-paced, breaking news daily website, in close collaboration with the Senior Editor for Infrastructure. The Editor will be required to edit copy to high standards, manage a small team across different time zones, write regularly, and be out interfacing with the market, establishing key relationships with senior industry figures and serving as an ambassador for the brand. II Deals is an editorial-led, data-focused product, with the Editor required to ensure our data offering is as fresh, complete and apposite as possible. As launch Editor, the position also calls for active participation in all things leading to the launch of II Deals, from website testing to assisting with the hiring of team members, working closely with the Senior Editor for Infrastructure. This role will report to Bruno Alves, Senior Editor, Infrastructure.

Your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Establish and communicate the big-picture editorial vision for the brand and determine which news, trends and people should be covered and how they should be covered
  • Edit daily copy to high standards in a fast-paced environment, in close cooperation with PEI Group’s Production team
  • Source & distribute leads to a team of reporters on a daily basis
  • Ensure high-quality, deal-focused data points are being sourced by the team, in close cooperation with our R&A department, and featuring prominently in stories
  • Manage & mentor a team across several time zones
  • Produce daily news, with a focus on exclusives and breaking news, as well analysis items
  • Write & commission market-leading opinion pieces
  • Ensure creation and delivery of daily, weekly and breaking news alert emails
  • Curate infrastructureinvestordeals.com
  • Produce multimedia items, including podcasts and/or interactive presentations, as required
  • Interface with the market regularly, cultivating new and existing sources
  • Ensure that the editorial team is deploying best practices in all activities and adhering to the highest journalistic ethics and standards
  • Optimise content based on metrics to ensure content is relevant to our audience and is being produced to deliver performance
  • Work with upper management to ensure the brand is meeting the overall company’s goals
  •  When appropriate, collaborate with the PEI Events team, and moderate discussions at events hosted by the Company.

About You

Requirements

We are looking for someone who has; 

  • Desire to be part of a dynamic business with high growth expectations and global reach
  • Desire to be a team leader 
  • Keen to establish self as authoritative voice on beat/subject matter  
  • Excited about launching a new product & engaging with a sophisticated audience  
  • Interested in developing skills needed to generate quality enterprise journalism  
  • Ambitious to meet own personal and organisational goals
  •  Keen to stretch self and develop career at PEI

 Qualification & Experience 

  • 5+ years of experience in business or financial reporting and editing preferred
  • Experience covering infrastructure, private markets more broadly, or related financial fields
  • Experience managing editorial teams
  • Proven ability to develop a network of contacts among senior professionals
  • Data savvy with the ability to turn complex data into accessible editorial content 

Personal Attributes  

  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Strong communication skills that manifest in quality interviewing; clear, concise writing; and a full range of editing skills, including line editing and top editing
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to break off-diary stories
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent observation and judgment skills to extract and develop compelling stories
  • Familiarity with financial markets and investing, especially infrastructure investing 
  • Familiarity with social media platforms, especially LinkedIn
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to stay organised and calm under pressure
  • Intellectually curious
  • Flexible, able to adapt to change
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Comfortable multi-tasking
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable operating in a working environment where regular feedback is provided
  • A team player, recognising the need to collaborate to deliver on the product’s mission

About Us

Who we are:
PEI Group is a subscriber-focused business intelligence company. With our multi-talented global team of over 440 people, spread across EMEA, USA & Asia, our purpose is to inform and connect investment professionals across global, specialised markets. We identify specific high growth, high value investment sectors and themes where deep insight, strong market relationships and active capital flows are critical for success.
 
What we do:
PEI Group provides industry-leading journalism, data, and market insight to subscribing clients via a wide portfolio of specialist brands supported by our robust and scalable digital publishing, analytics, and database platform. We also track the firms and individuals who shape markets and bring client-communities together to enable knowledge sharing, profile building and relationship development through professional networks and events. Wherever our markets are active – in New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Sydney, Hong Kong, Singapore, London and elsewhere – PEI is hard at work examining crucial market forces and shifting investment themes, identifying active investors and their capital allocations, and scanning ahead for regulatory changes, new compliance requirements and other risk factors.
 
At PEI we value diverse talent and welcome applications from everyone – regardless of background. We are an equal opportunity employer and our inclusive culture at PEI is reflected in every stage of the recruitment journey. Please inform us at initial stages of the recruitment process if you require any reasonable adjustments and we can accommodate this.
 
PEI Group supports flexible working arrangements, and we welcome career returners.

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