Company Overview

Money-Media, a fast-growing, entrepreneurial subsidiary of The Financial Times, is an online media firm focused on being the premier source of news and intelligence for specialized businesses. Through our extensive suite of products, Money-Media delivers must-have content that helps people do their jobs better and supports the business IQ of hundreds of thousands of readers across the world.

Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career. Learn more about Money-Media and career opportunities.

Team & Role Overview

We are seeking a data visualization reporter to cover the financial advisor market as well as the life insurance industry. This reporter will help shape the overall data visualization strategy for two well-respected publications. We are looking for someone who is curious and creative, and who has a proven knack for finding irresistible ideas buried in mounds of data.

The ideal candidate will be able to scrape, clean, analyze and otherwise wrangle data to write stories, produce interactive features and create compelling visualizations online and in print.

This person should be on the cutting edge of data journalism and want to stay there as the industry continues to evolve. We will invest in training sessions, classes and conferences to help keep your skills up-to-date.

What You’ll Be Responsible For

This reporter will be responsible for conceiving and executing long-term data analysis projects as well as helping other reporters to create data visualizations and use data properly in their work. He or she will also help bulletproof and spot-check work done by other members of the newsroom.

Candidates will need to interact with members of the financial community in different ways: as a reporter writing news, as a researcher obtaining data and as a coach helping other reporters on the publication think through how to make their stories more visually engaging.

What You Need to be Successful in this Role

The ideal candidate will have some or all of the following qualifications:

  • A keen interest in data-driven reporting, visual journalism and business news.

  • Experience planning and executing quantitative analyses, and using those results to create compelling stories and/or visualizations.

  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other front-end web tools.

  • A solid understanding of data analysis tools such as Python, R, Excel, etc.

  • Experience working as a journalist, preferably on a daily deadline.

  • A track record of working successfully as part of a team.

  • Strong ability to generate and pitch creative ideas.

  • A detail-oriented, inquisitive individual who works constantly to improve their skills.

In addition to your resume please submit a cover letter and clips.

What’s in it For You? Our Culture & Benefits

  • Generous paid time off including vacation, personal days, sick days

  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life & disability insurance for employees and their families

  • Competitive 401k and company match, profit sharing, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and commuter benefits

  • Paid parental leave (maternity & paternity)

  • Flexible working

  • Other great perks such as summer Friday’s, volunteer days and in-office events

  • Employee-led networks which promote and celebrate diversity and inclusion in the workplace by connecting, engaging and empowering individuals across the organization

At the FT, we know our most valuable resources are our people and we embrace our employees’ unique skills, experiences, and perspectives. We welcome all members of the community to apply regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Learn more about our benefits and commitment to inclusion

Link to apply – https://ft.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/FT_External_Careers/job/New-York-35-hours/Data-Visualization-Reporter_JR004481