Marijuana Business Daily (MJBizDaily), a producer of B2B news and trade shows serving executives and major investors in America's $6 billion cannabis industry, is seeking a finance journalist to cover investing, publicly traded companies and fundraising .

This is a full-time position reporting to the managing editor of niche content. The ideal candidate will be based in Denver, where we are headquartered. You will receive a competitive salary, paid time off, 401(k) and health benefits. As seen in Inc. Magazine, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal, we are a highly professional, award-winning and fast-growing company. 

Daily Job Duties:
  • Report and write about marijuana industry financing, investing, publicly traded companies and related topics for our daily website and magazine, with little oversight.
  • Develop a deep understanding of what types of content our audience needs in this area, with a key focus on investors (angle, venture capitalists, family offices…NOT average stock investors) as well as companies that are trying to or have raised money.
  • Build sources across the national and international cannabis investing world.
  • Launch a new newsletter highlighting our financial coverage of the industry, likely on a weekly basis to start but perhaps moving to daily.
  • Conceive of, research and write investing and finance-related reports, which could range from a 20-page report on how to raise money in this industry to a 100-page report for investors packed with useful data and analysis. You’ll work with our data analyst on existing reports and other content.
  • Help develop conference content around finance and investing, both in the main sessions of our big events as well as for a pre-conference track and eventually a possible spin-off stand-alone event. This involves coming up with great session ideas and conference themes that appeal to targeted audiences and helping identify speakers for these sessions.
  • Speak with the press about cannabis investing and finance-related topics, once you gain expertise in the field.
  • Moderate panels/conference sessions and speak at our events.

Required Experience:

  • At least five years of experience reporting and writing about corporate finance and publicly traded companies for B2B/general business publications or investment firms.
  • Demonstrable ability to read through corporate financials and SEC documents to identify stories and trends about an industry or specific company.
  • Experience analyzing data and presenting it to business executives and investors in a reader-friendly way, including in infographics and charts.

Preferred skills:
  • Experience developing content across a variety of different mediums, including print magazines, websites, mobile sites, podcasts and video.
  • Experience creating and sending business-focused newsletters.

Marijuana Business Daily is a division of Anne Holland Ventures Inc. Anne Holland Ventures Inc. is a woman owned, Inc. 500 business and an equal opportunity employer.

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* 4. Indicate your experience in following areas:

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Writing reports (20+ pages)
Writing long-form articles (1,500-2,000 words)
Writing mobile-friendly stories (400-500 words)
Writing news updates on social media
Creating charts accompanied by a brief analysis
Writing breaking news
Managing a newsletter
Writing stock tip sheets
Analyzing business developments
Planning content for business events

* 5. Tell us about a time when you have presented to an audience and/or educated others on financial concepts in person.

* 6. What news sources or social media channels do you follow to stay up do date on financial news?

* 7. I have experience analyzing data and writing content tied to (check all that apply)

* 8. Provide an example of a great financial story you uncovered based on interviews with an executive at a private company.

* 9. Have you ever launched a new content line, newsletter or other informational product?  If so, please provide an example.

* 10. What is your expected compensation?

* 11. How/where did you hear about this position?

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