March 21, 2021

Research Analyst | Freelance or Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume to apply.

The Role

Forkast.News is hiring a Research Analyst to join the editorial team and produce industry-leading digital assets, blockchain / DLT, and crypto research. Our work is read by top institutional / retail investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives in the industry. This is an opportunity to write and publish different types of research material (including industry market reports and breaking news stories) that engage our audience and will be shared across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast. This role will work closely with our editorial leadership and influence our day-to-day editorial agenda.

Forkast.News speaks to an audience of professionals and corporate decision-makers who are interested in developing a point of view on blockchain technology, digital assets, and web 3.0. Developing insightful perspectives through research is a critical part of our editorial process, and this role would play a key role in defining our editorial output. We will encourage you to participate in Twitter discussions and represent Forkast as a digital asset expert at our events.

We are looking for the right person to join the team, with room to grow to lead a research team for editorial. This is a remote position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Monitor the latest movements and trends in digital assets / crypto, with emphasis on analysis of the industry (including listed companies and market trends) to present meaningful market findings and commentary

  • Draft and publish research alongside Forkast.News' editorial team on a daily basis (including supporting editorial coverage with market trends, insights, charts, data, analysis)

  • Contribute to new report coverage ideas and product ideas

  • Take lead in evolving products for Forkast.Insights business, including creating data tools and methodologies

  • Interview industry professionals and independently source and manipulate data to augment research output

  • Lead research and writing for in-depth industry research reports on an as-needed basis

Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years of equity research or financial research experience; CFA preferred but not required

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, decentralized startup environment – hungry and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • Strong interest in digital assets, blockchain, and crypto; familiarity with concepts in digital assets / crypto is highly preferred

  • Strong sense of journalistic integrity, with an excellent eye for grammar, spelling, syntax, and writing for clarity

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong communication (native written and verbal English)

  • Knowledge of WordPress CMS for digital publication is a plus

  • Knowledge of SEO keyword research and headlines is highly preferred

About Forkast.News

Forkast.News (www.forkast.news) is a digital media platform covering blockchain and emerging technologies at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. From Asia, to the world.

Since our founding in 2018, our proposition has been different: to bring credible journalism and deep-dive analysis into this emerging space. Emerging technology and digital transformation will re-shape our world, and we speak to an audience of professionals and corporate professionals who are interested in the bigger picture of blockchain, digital assets, and web 3.0. Today, Forkast.News serves as an end-to-end media ecosystem bridging the blockchain community and a Fortune 500 audience.

Forkast.News has become the authority voice in Asia in providing a global perspective on blockchain, partnering with organizations like OECD, EY, IBM, Swire, and the UN General Assembly to lead the most important conversations on blockchain regulation, financial inclusion, digital innovation, and industry impact.

The Team

Based in Hong Kong, Forkast.News supports a growing team across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. The team is led by Editor-in-Chief Angie Lau, a 20+ year veteran journalist most recognized for her role as Bloomberg TV's lead anchor in Asia, with her flagship morning show "First Up with Angie Lau."

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