Reporter, Equities/Structured Equity
F&R Content & Insight
Product or Service:
International Financing Review
International Financing Review is seeking a reporter to join its Europe, Middle East and Africa equity capital markets team in London.
The role covers the major ECM activity across the region from pre-mandate through pricing to the aftermarket. Activity is set to sharply increase in 2018 with emerging markets becoming more prominent, particularly thanks to the record-breaking IPO of Saudi Aramco.
The successful candidate will join a close-knit team responsible for ECM coverage across various IFR platforms with real-time and weekly deadlines. The cornerstone of coverage is the European ECM Briefing delivered to clients each evening that is the established newsletter for ECM.
The candidate will need to build strong relationships with market participants, be confident dealing with senior bankers and work well in a team. He/she also needs to be able to explain deals and market trends clearly and accurately.
The role would suit an enthusiastic reporter capable of identifying new information and fresh angles on a competitive beat.
Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities:
Write stories with accuracy and speed and in accordance with our principles and operating standards.
Gather information to break news and write stories.
Build and maintain a set of contacts to break news.
Build expertise and knowledge to broaden and deepen coverage.
Identify news relevant to clients.
Embrace the principle of telling stories using the most appropriate media available.
Essential Skills/Experience Required:
At least two years’ journalism experience is required, unless the candidate has direct experience of working in equity capital markets functions for at least five years.
Strong English skills and the ability to communicate quickly and clearly are essential.
Desired Skills/Experience Required:
Experience covering financial markets is highly desirable.
Fluency in a relevant foreign language is an advantage.
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