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31 May 2023

Full-Time Lead News Editor

Blockovate – Posted by animatedjobs London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

KI Capital is looking for a bright Lead News Editor who wants to be part of a fast-growing, lean, versatile digital team operating a leading international brand in the investing, crypto, stocks, and trading niches. You’ll have the opportunity to work with extremely talented industry enthusiasts and marketers, doing an enjoyable job that directly impacts results.


As Lead News Editor, you’ll be responsible for operating a news desk and a team of freelance reporters & analysts covering world markets, compiling up to 1,000 stories per month. The role requires you to be a creative, ambitious, and hungry Lead News Editor that wants to break stories, deep dive into the industry, and grow a fast-paced news team. You’ll be using your talent to break down worldwide news and market information.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage the production and publication of news content across the financial industry
  • Manage and build a team of news editors covering the trading, stocks, cryptocurrency, forex, commodities, and macro industries
  • Manage the workflows, schedules and quotas to ensure the team is covering news at all times
  • To drive the strategy, innovation and engagement of news content; from what stories to cover to story design & structure
  • Staying on top of industry developments, trends and expertise in order to drive the team
  • Create industry-relevant relationships with people, PR firms, media, and publications to empower our continued growth
  • Monitor performance, budgets and time to ensure optimal results across each layer of the news division
  • Liaise and work closely with your Director, SEO and development teams to ensure marketing optimisation and best practices are followed
  • Where required, to personally research, produce and break stories leading by example Requirements
  • 2+ years experience in a similar role
  • Expert knowledge of the markets, multiple asset classes, especially stocks, cryptocurrencies, commodities, and forex
  • Well presented and willing to be on camera
  • Fluent command of the English language and grammar
  • Impeccable English written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Basic knowledge of marketing principles desirable
  • Ability to research, plan, structure, execute, and fact check your own work
  • Be extremely detail-oriented, to a perfectionist level


  • High levels of energy and enthusiasm
  • Hard working and proactive
  • Thrives in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Resilient and maintains a positive attitude at all times

Perks of working with us

  • You’ll have the opportunity to work with a talented and friendly group of people who are driven to be the best at what they do
  • We offer a place for you to take ownership of your work and grow within the business
  • Everyone is valued, listened to and recognised as contributing in their own way to the company’s success
  • We have a great work-hard play-hard culture, so expect lots of team socials!


  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Remote working policy – work in the office, at home, or a mix of both
  • Working from home budgets
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank & public holidays) plus an additional day for every year worked
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life insurance coverage

Job Categories: Remote Writing Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time.

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