Job details

Location
London
Salary
£50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
1040304_1613057878
Posted
26 days ago

Job details

Location
London
Salary
£50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
1040304_1613057878
Posted
26 days ago

The Job:

Working for a leading financial market reporting agency, as Senior Finance Reporter you will be responsible for breaking news on the leveraged finance markets, producing analysis throughout new-issue stages, and covering situations in the secondary market.

A successful candidate should have an analytical mind and a high level of attention to detail, and a track record in investigative reporting. Experience covering distressed debt / leveraged finance / asset-backed markets is preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce factual, accurate and engaging first-to-market stories on the leveraged finance market
  • Use investigative skills to source breaking stories on primary issuance and secondary market activity
  • Identify key market trends and write analysis pieces relevant to the market
  • Be motivated to take ownership of specific coverage areas within the editorial team
  • Provide editorial support to other members of the team
  • Be a team player - work towards group objectives, across functions and assist in the training and coaching of new joiners

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience in a financial news reporting role
  • A keen interest in breaking financial news
  • Outstanding networking and source development skills
  • Strong English-language writing skills. Knowledge of a second European language would be a plus
  • The ability to be punctual, organised and professional in all aspects of the job
  • The flexibility to carry out additional tasks as and when requested