Senior Editor

Longitude, the Financial Times’ thought leadership business, is looking for a Senior Editor to join its growing editorial team.

The successful candidate will lead research programs for some of the world’s most influential businesses. In so doing, you will find compelling new things to say about the challenges faced by the full range of their client base, covering topics including technology transformation, sustainability and innovation.

A significant advantage for this particular role would be experience working with banks, insurers and asset managers, along with rounded knowledge of subjects such as ESG investing, financial regulation and alternative investments.

You will be responsible for writing surveys, interviewing opinion-formers, extracting stories from data, and working closely with clients to help shape their thinking. You will work on a wide range of content, including long-form reports, opinion pieces, narrative and messaging decks, infographics and related multimedia and social media content.

Collaboration with Longitude’s clients is key to this role. The role entails maintaining excellent standards of service and client communication at all times.

The role reports to the Group Editor – Financial Services.

Subject matter knowledge and experience

  • Key trends in financial services
  • General business and technology challenges
  • Trends in thought leadership and editorial content


  • Clear, concise and web-friendly writing
  • Editing long- and short-form content
  • Data analysis and desktop research
  • Creativity and ideas generation
  • Client liaison and project management
  • Presenting, workshop-facilitation and influencing
  • Team-working


We believe that our whole team should share in our success, and we have a generous biannual bonus scheme to prove it. Alongside that, we offer a range of benefits, which you can find on our main careers page.

About Longitude

Longitude’s product offering spans three areas: Advisory, a set of services that helps clients to plan and execute effective and differentiated thought leadership campaigns; Research, which encompasses surveys, interview programmes, data modelling and desk research; and Content, which covers multi-format thought leadership campaigns, spanning reports, articles, opinion pieces, visual and interactive content.

We believe that working at Longitude is more than just a job. We work hard to build and maintain a strong, engaging culture that motivates and inspires our team to do great work, learn new things and develop their careers.

Please note – Due to the expected volume of applicants we may not be able to send you a personal response but only communicate with you if your application is successful.

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