Careers

Roubini Global Economics offers challenging and unmatched career opportunities in areas of economic analysis, sales, editorial, development, marketing, and product management.

Additionally, we also administer a strong internship program for students of Economics, Business, and International Affairs. We pride ourselves on offering all of our employees opportunities for personal and professional growth through a robust benefits plan, an atmosphere of intellectualism, and a strong sense of teamwork. We always endeavor to hire, develop and retain the very best people in business today. We invite you to explore an exciting and rewarding career at Roubini Global Economics.

We are grateful for your interest in working for Roubini Global Economics. Please be aware that due to the overwhelming number of applications received, we can only respond only to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

Full-Time

  • Primary Responsibilities

    • Copy-editing and fact-checking reports on economic and financial trends, ensuring consistency in style and voice
    • Ensuring consistency and quality across our publications
    • Managing production on Roubini.com, EconoMonitor.com and RoubiniMonitor.com using Wordpress and RedDot content management systems
    • Summarizing research and blog posts for compilation in daily and weekly newsletters
    • Using social media (especially Twitter, Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn) to drive site traffic
    • Editing and drafting marketing materials 
    • Raising Roubini Global Economics’ profile by monitoring press coverage, drafting articles and maintaining media relationships 

    Skill Requirements

    • University degree; economics, politics, journalism or English preferred
    • Professional editing experience
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a knack for diplomacy
    • Ability to succinctly convey complex economic issues with an engaging writing style
    • Attention to detail (and ability to prove it with a copy-editing test)
    • Ability to multitask and appropriately prioritize tasks under pressure
    • Interest in economics, political science or international affairs, and familiarity with economic and financial lingo
    • Interest in online media and, ideally, experience using a content management system
    • Familiarity with social media and blogging platforms (Twitter, Tweetdeck, WordPress)
    • Deftness with the Microsoft Office suite—Word, Excel, PowerPoint—as well as Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat

    To apply, send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to jobs@roubini.com. Please use “Editorial Job Opening, New York” as the subject of the email. Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.
  • RGE is seeking strong candidates for a position working with the team that manages and promotes our proprietary systematic country risk model. Strong consideration will be given to those who have experience in a client-facing setting, as our model is used not only internally but by a variety of clients: financial institutions, corporates and governments. Strong candidates will have a solid educational background in economics and/or finance, with preference given to those with 2-3 years of experience working in financial markets or consulting. Additionally, occasional travel may be required.

    Main Responsibilities:

    - Work with RGE clients to integrate the model’s findings and custom risk indicators into their risk assessment and investment decision-making processes

     - Assist RGE economists and strategists to integrate findings of the model into their economic and financial market research

    - Help the RGE sales team pitch the model—and the custom work based on the model—to potential clients

    - Work with quantitative team to refine and enhance the model on a quarterly basis

     

    Required skills:

    - Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    - The successful candidate will not only work with our model but will help write and present research based on its findings.

    - The successful candidate will also work with existing and potential clients to integrate the model into their own processes.

    - Experience/coursework in macroeconomics and or finance

    - Strong understanding about the linkages between macroeconomic factors and financial asset performance

    - Capable of working in a multi-tasking and entrepreneurial environment

    - Experience in a client-facing role

     - Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (experience with VBA strongly considered)

     

    Candidates with one or more of the following skills are particularly encouraged to apply, though these skills are not a prerequisite:

    STATA, Eviews, R, SAS, MATLAB, or other statistical analysis software

     

    To apply, please email a CV and brief cover letter to jobs@roubini.com with the subject "Country Insights Specialist" Applications lacking any of these requirements will not be considered. 

    Please note that due to the volume of applications received we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.

  • RGE is seeking candidates with strong academic credentials and several years of experience to fill a Senior Economist position focused on Central and Eastern Europe/CIS. This position will be based in London and will include coverage on a selection of Eastern European and CIS economies. 

    Senior Economists conduct independent macroeconomic research and write proprietary content on a wide range of topics, both as individual authors and as co-authors with RGE’s Chairman, Nouriel Roubini, and other members of the research team.

    Responsibilities:

    • Economic analysis of selected Eastern European and CIS countries, using a variety of techniques quantitative and qualitative. 
    • Translate macroeconomic analysis into policy implications, corroborated by insights gathered via a network of policy makers (including meetings with government officials).
    • Apply macro analysis and policy implications into market implications for rates, equities, currencies in consultation with asset class specialists. Interest in financial markets is desirable.
    • Following and explaining political and institutional developments in regional economies, supported with insights and predictions of policy and politics. 
    • Ability to represent the company in front of existing and prospective clients, at speaking engagements and events, and to the media
    • Following relevant economic literature and academic research
    • Deliver insight on all of the above through ad hoc written research, quarterly country outlooks and conversation with clients 

    Skills required:

    • Strong analytical skills, including knowledge of quantitative economic and financial modeling and/or econometrics.
    • Strong qualitative analysis and understanding of significant themes 
    • Network of policymakers and market participants relevant to the region of coverage. 
    • Solid original and critical thinking; initiative to provide idea generation to her/his team and possibly other teams as well. This includes identifying key short, medium and long-term themes. 
    • The ability to monitor many economies at once, develop tools for monitoring diverse countries and prioritize key pieces of work. 
    • Ability to develop effective and durable direct relationships with a client.
    • Strong written communication skills
    • Ability to situate countries/themes of focus within RGE’s global views for macro and markets. Ability to present a global perspective to clients consistent with RGE views.
    • Ability to contribute to business development in conjunction with RGE’s sales team.

    Desirable Experience

    • Act as a resource both for direct reports but also for other members of the research team; and sales for key views and market implications.
    • Ability to coordinate team meetings facilitating flow of ideas, communication and view within the team and across teams
    • Possess a network of policy, academic, and market contacts 
    • Have a track record of publications, financial markets trades or recommendations

    To apply, please email a CV and brief cover letter to jobs@roubini.com with the subject "Senior Economist CEE/CIS." Applications lacking any of these requirements will not be considered. 

    Please note that due to the volume of applications received we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.
  • RGE is seeking candidates with strong academic credentials and several years of experience to fill an Economist position focused on Emerging Asia.

    Economists conduct independent macroeconomic research and write proprietary content on a wide range of topics, both as individual authors and as co-authors with RGE’s Chairman, Nouriel Roubini, and other members of the research team. This position is based in Singapore.

    Responsibilities:

    • Keeping up-to-date on all relevant economic and geostrategic events concerning India and parts of Southeast Asia
    • Participating in weekly meetings and contributing ideas on important economic events and topics for South and Southeast Asia, as well as collocating these events consistently in the global picture
    • Researching and writing thematic analysis on the regions, countries, and markets of coverage
    • Participating in direct access services (client interaction, presentations, and customized work) as needed

    Qualifications:

    • Masters in Economics (PhD a plus)
    • 3-5 years of experience covering Indian and/or Southeast Asian macroeconomic dynamics/markets, as well as international economics and international finance
    • Ability to elaborate views on economic and market dynamics (equities, fixed income, currencies)
    • Strong knowledge of current economic and geostrategic debates relevant to economists, policy makers, and investment professionals
    • Excellent writing and speaking skills for both academic and financial audiences
    • Well-developed sense of teamwork and people management skills
    • Ability to work under deadlines

    To apply, email a cover letter, resume, and at least two writing samples (preferably covering a key economic issue in India and/or Southeast Asia) to jobs@roubini.com with the subject “Economist – Emerging Asia Singapore.” Applications lacking any of these requirements will not be considered.

  • RGE is looking for an Inside Sales Associate to join our talented and growing sales team. The Inside Sales Associate will work closely with sales executives to generate new business opportunities, assist the Sales team with promoting Roubini.com to prospective and existing clients, and provide general administrative support.

    We seek hardworking and entrepreneurial candidates who love selling. An understanding of the financial information market is preferred.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assisting the Sales team with the introduction and demonstration of Roubini.com to prospective and existing clients

    • Qualifying incoming leads to generate sales opportunities under the guidance of senior team members

    • Navigating past company gatekeepers to C-level executive decision makers

    • Updating sales information in the CRM system

    • Meeting or exceeding all sales and performance goals on a consistent basis

    • Identifying and compiling contact details from individual research and online tools

    • Cold calling and email outreach to set appointment for senior team members

    Qualifications:

    • 1-2 years sales experience (preferably in financial services)

    • Excellent telephone manner

    • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

    • Keen attention to detail

    • Ability to work well with others as well as individually

    • Self-motivated, competitive, and upbeat attitude with a drive to succeed

    • Bachelors degree preferred

    Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@roubini.com with the subject “Inside Sales Associate NY.” Applications lacking any of these requirements will not be considered.

Internship

  • Roubini Global Economics is seeking internship candidates interested in editing, webproduction, social media and economic/financial journalism. We are looking for committed, enthusiastic aspiring journalists who can work in a deadline-driven environment as part of a team that ensures editorial consistency and quality for Roubini.com. 

    Please send resumes and cover letters to jobs@roubini.com with "Editorial Internship" as the subject.

    Responsibilities:
    • Copy editing news and analysis on global macroeconomic and financial market dynamics
    • Selecting and summarizing the top stories for daily and weekly newsletters
    • Publishing content on roubini.com using a CMS
    • Using social media (especially, Twitter, Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn) to drive site traffic
    • Helping run RGE’s blog network, economonitor.com, by liaising with current contributors and identifying and reaching out to future ones

    Qualifications:
    • Experience with reporting, editing and/or web publishing 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Interest in social media
    • Ability to manage numerous simultaneous projects
    • Attention to detail
    • Availability at least 20 hours per week for at least four months
    • Awareness of current economic and geostrategic debates relevant to economists, policy makers and investment professionals

    To apply, send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to jobs@roubini.com. Please use “Editorial Intern, New York” as the subject of the email. Please note that due to the volume of applications received, we can only respond to those applicants whom we wish to interview.
  • RGE is seeking strong candidates for a strategy internship focusing on credit and asset allocation. This is an unpaid internship in our NY office. Applicants must be able to commit for at least one semester.

    Our dynamic staff of economists and strategists finds, analyzes, and summarizes a continuous stream of quality journal articles, working papers, op-ed commentary, academic publications, investment research, and news for RGE clients. The economists and strategists also carry out original research, provide consulting and research services for RGE clients, and write proprietary content on a wide range of topics, both as individual authors and as co-authors with colleagues including our Chairman, Dr. Nouriel Roubini. The credit strategy intern will assist with research and data analysis of credit markets.

    Responsibilities:

    • Developing and maintaining models relevant to credit and asset allocation
    • Keeping up-to-date on credit markets and contributing to ad hoc research pieces on credit or asset allocation strategy
    • Providing data support/maintaining databases

    Qualifications:

    • Extensive course work in economics and finance
    • Advanced Excel skills; VBA knowledge a plus
    • Familiarity with Bloomberg or Eviews is a plus
    • Strong knowledge of financial markets and an interest in investment strategy
    • Strong problem solving and analytic skills
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Good academic standing
    • Ability to start immediately and commit to the internship for the entire given period

    Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume, and at least two writing samples to jobs@roubini.com with the subject, “Strategy Intern - Credit and Asset Allocation NY.” Applications lacking any of these requirements may not be considered.