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IBS Intelligence and Cedar Management Consulting are committed to career and personal development of our teams and creating global growth opportunities for everyone employed by us.

Our teams take pride in having worked with over 1000 clients, and hundreds of publications and consulting projects executed globally over the years.

 

The following positions are currently open:

Senior Editor (London, UK)

London | IBS Intelligence

About IBS Intelligence

IBS Intelligence has been the definitive source for independent, in-depth news, research and analysis of the financial technology market. It provides a comprehensive range of industry reports, across a wide spectrum of financial technology domains and also tracks global technology investments and trends in the banking industry, through its flagship publication, the IBS Journal. The firm publishes a monthly news journal as well as series of industry reports on a regular basis. It has a committed subscriber base worldwide. Please visit www.ibsintelligence.com

IBS Intelligence has been recently acquired by Cedar, an award winning global management consulting firm (www.cedar-consulting.com) with a significant practice in the banking technology sector.

The Role

The IBS team seeks a dynamic Senior editor for digital news to join the team in London. This person will be expected to work with the Junior Editor as well as reporters to lead the digital content for banking technology news and enterprise stories across geographies.

Job Requirements:

The primary function of a senior editor goes beyond the mechanics of copy editing to ensure a consistent voice and adherence to the article’s intended scope, as well as the publication’s quality standards and style guidelines. It may involve fact-checking to verify article details, as well as authenticating sources.

A senior editor should be available to answer questions writers and other editors may have with respect to their assignments. She must also troubleshoot problems, respond to reader complaints and questions, and find solutions as needed.

  • Ability to innovate and convey interactive business news.
  • Seek out and conduct interviews with C level executives from the industry.
  • Meet deadlines and adapt to change in an unpredictable news production environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to create online content and incorporate audio, video, images and text.
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  • Applications with links to portfolios/work samples would be advantageous.
  • Compensation with commensurate with the best in the industry for the right candidate.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • The ideal candidate should have at least 7-9 years of experience in digital journalism.
  • The candidate must possess a portfolio demonstrating strong content and design work, a good understanding of digital content, layout, typography and B2B news reporting techniques.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills are critical.
  • Should be capable of conducting interviews and building relationships with CXO level contacts.

Job Type: Full Time

Apply Now | careers@ibsintelligence.com



Account Executive

UK & EU | IBS Intelligence

IBS Intelligence is seeking to recruit a dynamic and energetic Account Executive to expand the research client and account base in the UK and EU. The Account Executive will be responsible for nurturing and maintaining existing relationships to generate incremental revenue by selling additional products, particularly with leading banks, consulting firms, and FinTech suppliers. The primary focus will be on selling multi-user subscription deals and selling multiple products from IBS’s portfolio of research.

About IBS Intelligence

For over 20 years, IBS Intelligence has been the definitive source for independent, in-depth news, research and analysis of the financial technology market. IBS has an integrated offering including a comprehensive research portfolio, and a range of value added services. Its research covers all key areas of banking technology systems, and over 190 suppliers – the largest supplier coverage by any leading research firm. Please visit www.ibsintelligence.com

IBS Intelligence has been recently acquired by Cedar, an award winning global management consulting firm (www.cedar-consulting.com) with a significant practice in the banking technology sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Target and close appropriate accounts from a list of named accounts within the UK and Europe. Sell primarily to senior management (director, VP, C-level) at prospect accounts.
  • Maintain an appropriate sales pipeline to achieve quota and account goals.
  • Maintain accurate pipeline information within IBS Intelligence’s internal systems.
  • Nurture and maintain existing relationships to generate incremental revenue by selling additional products.
  • Produce accurate and timely forecasts.
  • Maintain quality relationships with clients.
  • Develop a complete understanding of IBS Intelligence’s full array of product offerings.
  • Understand the changing business and technology issues and needs that our potential and existing clients face.
  • Develop account strategies that position IBS Intelligence as a strategic resource.
  • Communicate professionally to both internal and external audiences.
  • Gather and relay market feedback in order to provide new content development opportunities to the editorial team
  • Maintain competitive knowledge and focus

Key Requirements (Skills & Experience)

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of three years of proven sales success in client management or consultative selling in financial services, or other large corporations.
  • Proven experience in new-business development, managing client relationships, achieving quota goals, and managing personal sales strategies.
  • The ability and willingness to make cold calls.
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Effective organization and time management skills.
  • A team player, a fast learner, and someone who is at ease with technology.
  • A self-starter with strong initiative who can work independently.
  • The ability to work and reside in the UK and EU without restriction

Job Type: Full Time

Apply Now | careers@ibsintelligence.com



Research Analyst (Mumbai, India)

Mumbai | IBS Intelligence

IBS Intelligence is seeking to recruit a team of dynamic and energetic Research Analysts focusing primarily on secondary research, analysis and updating research content for its industry reports. The Research Analyst will be responsible for responding to customer queries pertaining to the reports. Additionally, the Analyst will also be required to liaise with IBS Intelligence’s research clients for consultancy requests.

About IBS Intelligence

For over 20 years, IBS Intelligence has been the definitive source for independent, in-depth news, research and analysis of the financial technology market. It provides a comprehensive range of industry reports, across a wide spectrum of financial technology domains and also tracks global technology investments and trends in the banking industry, through its flagship publication, the IBS Journal. It has a committed customer base worldwide. Please visit www.ibsintelligence.com

IBS Intelligence has been recently acquired by Cedar, a US award winning global management consulting firm (www.cedar-consulting.com) with a significant practice in the banking technology sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyst to be responsible for 3-4 reports out of the IBS research portfolio. He/she to become a subject matter expert on the 3-4 banking technology reports he/she is managing. This is done by secondary research, attending conferences, or vendor conference calls, and interacting with vendors and their clients.
  • Update reports on a on a quarterly basis, and a major report update on an annual basis; and work with the Editorial team based in London team for doing so
  • Respond to consulting firms, IT vendors and other institutions who are clients of IBS Intelligence and answer their queries about the reports via calls etc
  • Provide consulting advice to clients who buy the research for a set of fixed hours on the back of every report sold, plus additional hours that the client may pay for
  • Gather and relay market and research client feedback to the editorial and account management team for new content / business opportunities
  • To assist the business development team on answering queries that the clients may have on the reports under their control.
  • Analyst to be quoted in the press as a subject matter thought leader for his/her research content contributions

Key Requirements (Skills & Experience)

  • Follow banking technology trends in those respective areas
  • Bachelor’s degree. Master’s degree would be a plus
  • One to two years of proven financial services research experience. Fintech research experience would be a plus
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Energetic self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced team environment
  • Good attention to detail with a professional approach
  • Ability to work independently
  • Outgoing personality and ability to build relationships
  • Good appreciation & understanding of IT & key / relevant software

Why should one consider this opportunity?

  • IBS Intelligence has a history of over 25 years
  • IBS Intelligence is amongst the only few global definitive source of independent news and analysis relating to global financial technology markets.
  • Amongst the only fintech news reporting institution with a comprehensive range of Market Reports, Vendor & System Reports and Case Studies
  • It has an iconic publication IBS Journal (monthly) and other 20 fintech industry reports
  • Marquee clients across global banks, consulting firms, private equity firms and fintech vendors
  • Cedar enhances the value proposition to the IBS Intelligence by bringing deep knowledge and experience in developing and executing banking technology transformation initiatives worldwide
  • IBS Intelligence has had hundreds of journals and reports subscribed to over the last 20+ years.

Job Type: Full Time

Apply Now | research.analyst@ibsintelligence.com