The Anti-Corruption Report (www.anti-corruption.com
) is the leading subscription information service focused on global anti-corruption law and related governance, risk and compliance issues. We combine vigorous reporting and proprietary legal analysis to generate actionable insights on critical business issues and Fortune 100 general counsels rely on us to define best practices. Part of the Ion Analytics group of companies – which in turn is owned by ION Group, a global provider of trading, analytics and risk management solutions to financial institutions and others – the service is well-positioned for significant growth. We are looking for an Associate Editor to drive that growth.
Research, report and write in-depth long-form articles of various types addressing the hardest questions facing anti-corruption practitioners, best practices for the industry and other topics relevant to our subscribers;
Develop and maintain relationships with outside and in house counsel in the anti-corruption compliance and enforcement space with the goals of:
understanding the “pain points,”
cultivating sources for articles,
developing a pipeline of contributed articles,
gathering industry intelligence; and
exploring event and other collaboration opportunities;
Attend and report on selected industry events and webinars;
Identify article topics, themes, trends and ideas that are central to the day-to-day business practices of our subscribers – primarily through engagement with sources and secondarily through reading, attendance at conferences and other information gathering;
Attend weekly sales and editorial strategy discussions;
Edit articles for publication, including by contributors and assist the team in the closing process of the publication each week;
Collaborate on planning of issues, including the content and order of each issue;
Solicit and develop guest articles and guide them through publication; and
Help manage selected freelance writers, including assigning them articles and helping them develop questions and sources.
Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience
Juris Doctor or equivalent law degree preferred;
Member in a good standing of at least one state bar preferred;
At least three years of practical experience as a lawyer dealing with anti-corruption or related issues; or five years of deep reporting on legal and compliance issues;
Excellent reporting, writing, research and analytical abilities, with a demonstrated capacity to consistently create engaging, sophisticated articles as well as shorter updates requiring minimal editing under deadline;
Excellent networking abilities;
Facility with website production; and
Excellent proofreading skills.
We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
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On our platform clients can break through silos to originate opportunities, find buyers, and use resources efficiently, and our advanced workflow automation tools cut through the noise to deliver personalized, targeted information that saves time and effort, and drives better decisions.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.