Research Assistant

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Job Description This role is perfect for a motivated, detail-oriented candidate looking to progress quickly in a career in markets and investing. You’ll work directly with senior analysts and editors to easy-to-understand, bite-sized educational, and...

Job Description

This role is perfect for a motivated, detail-oriented candidate looking to progress quickly in a career in markets and investing. You’ll work directly with senior analysts and editors to easy-to-understand, bite-sized educational, and insightful investing and markets content.

You’ll also get involved with the research, analysis and processes that allow our team to produce world-class content every day, and do work that involves our product, growth, sales, and community teams.

Please note, Finimize HQ is based in London. The ideal candidate, therefore, is UK-based with regular access to our London offices.

  • You’ll work closely with senior analysts and editors to support research, analysis, writing, and editing processes and projects

  • You’ll take on direct responsibility for ongoing and ad hoc processes as required

  • You’ll respond to research briefs from senior analysts with high-quality, insightful, and analytical research to inform their analysis

  • You’ll keep up with industry trends to ensure content is relevant and forward-thinking

  • You’ll progress onto taking ownership of content from conception to publication, sometimes to challenging deadlines

About the candidate requirements

To be successful in this role you will need (minimum experience/ requirements) 

  • Good experience in financial services, in a markets-focused role

  • Strong research abilities and a familiarity with financial data and industry sources

  • Native-level written communication skills in English

  • Strong numeracy skills and attention to detail

  • The ability to operate with and keep to tight deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills with a mindset for collaboration

Moreover, we recognise that supplementary skills beyond the minimum criteria can greatly enhance your success in this position. These skills are:

  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in content SEO and artificial intelligence (direct experience is a bonus)

  • A willingness to take on a lot of work in a fast-paced start-up environment and adapt to the news flow

  • Self-motivated and intellectually curious

We’re committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all forms of difference are valued and which is free from any form of unfair or unlawful treatment.  We define diversity in its broadest sense – this includes but is not limited to our diversity of educational and professional backgrounds, experience, cognitive and neurodiversity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and ethnicity and geographical provenance.  We support a culture that values meritocracy, fairness and transparency and welcomes enquiries from everyone.

If you need assistance or an adjustment due to a disability please let us know as part of your application and we will assist.

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