Research Editor

Exiger, Bucharest, Romania


Duration: Full-Time

The Research Editor is a crucial member of the Exiger Diligence team. As part of the Quality Assurance function, Research Editors review written reports and provide editorial feedback to researchers to ensure clarity of writing, consistency of style, and effectiveness of written communication to our clients. Research Editors work as a team to ensure that daily deadlines are met and act as resources to the office. The Research Editor will be trained in our research and writing processes and style, and will apply their own editorial experience and best practices to the work of our researchers.

Key Responsibilities

  •        Commitment to integrity and thoroughness of research, writing, and editing
  •        Commitment to teamwork and innovation in working toward high quality on short deadlines
  •        Provide specific, concrete, and timely feedback on reports to ensure consistency in style and clarity of writing
  •        Develop mastery of all report templates and styles for various industries, clients, and report types
  •        Understand the research process
  •        Work with research- and editing-specific tools
  •        Edit reports to ensure a clear, concise, and thorough product for clients
  •        Complete editing of cases of all levels of complexity
  •        Manage multiple cases with overlapping deadlines simultaneously
  •        Assist with training of Research Associates and Research Interns

Knowledge & Skills

  •        Excellent writing skills
  •        Rigorous attention to detail
  •        Superior teamwork, collaboration, and communication skills
  •        Superior comprehension, analytical abilities, and logical deductive skills
  •        Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  •        Ability to manage and prioritize several projects and assignments simultaneously
  •        Organizational and time management competency
  •        Ability to mentor others
  •        Experience with all four types of editing; copy edits, substantive edits, proofreading, and developmental edits;
  •        Experience with editing various types and styles of written work
  •        Proficiency in working with Microsoft Office software such as Word
  •        Experience in teaching/tutoring preferred
  •        Experience in the due diligence industry a plus
  •        Understanding of current events, international affairs, financial regulations, economics and/or finance

Professional Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred;
  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience;
  • Proficient in English
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

About Exiger

Never before has the balance between business opportunity and regulatory risk been so tenuous. Exiger addresses this challenge head-on by developing sustainable compliance programs that meet today’s strict regulatory requirements while acknowledging that businesses cannot afford to play it safe. In a world where the fastest path to driving shareholder value is to expand into developing – often high-risk – economies, Exiger helps financial institutions, multinational corporations, and governmental agencies pursue their strategic goals with the confidence that regulatory change will not alter their course.Exiger was formed by a group of leading authorities on financial crimes compliance to solve some of the most complex problems confronting business today. The firm arms financial institutions and multinational corporations with the practical expertise and tools they need to prevent breaches in compliance, respond to risk intelligence, remediate gaps and monitor ongoing business activities.Initially launched to lead the court-appointed Monitorship of HSBC – the most comprehensive Monitoring assignment ever awarded by the Department of Justice – Exiger is entrusted with evaluating the effectiveness of internal compliance controls used by the $2.7 trillion banking institution across approximately 6,000 offices operating in nearly 70 countries around the world.In addition to its Monitorship work, Exiger guides a wide range of clients around the world through the process of managing the worst-case scenario compliance challenges and implementing the programs they need to prevent them in the future.


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