Distressed Reporter - Debtwire CEEMEA

Europe, Editorial
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Debtwire, the leading financial newswire for the fixed income markets, is looking for a driven financial journalist to expand coverage for its Debtwire CEEMEA product.
Working on the news desk, the Distressed Reporter will be expected to follow companies’ earnings and publish news ahead of all other media outlets. The candidate will also track issuers’ financial performance to generate leads and identify early warning signals. 
Debtwire CEEMEA provides actionable intelligence for subscribers on situations across Central and Eastern Europe/CIS/Russia, Middle East and North Africa, plus sub-Saharan Africa. 
The role requires an analytical mind, a high attention to detail and a proactive approach to relationship development and source building of bankers, lawyers, advisors and issuers.
Candidates will also be required to produce secondary commentaries and features on market trends including structural developments, and assist in the collection of associated data.
The role based in London is entirely focused on off-diary reporting and reporters are expected to use their own initiative to uncover leads from market sources.
Experience of financial markets and/or debt finance would be highly advantageous.
The position will offer the opportunity for foreign travel and moderating at conferences.
The successful candidate will have:
  • Aspirations to break news and deliver actionable intelligence on debt issuers;
  • An investigative mind and good-writing skills;
  • An understanding of fixed income markets, a strong grasp of and an interest in the broader financial markets;
  • Outstanding networking and contact building skills;
  • Excellent time management and communication skills;
  • A self-starter attitude with a cooperative approach
What’s in it for you:
  • 25 days paid leave + local Bank Holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program/ Save as you Learn Scheme
  • Employee Social club
  • Pool Table/Subsidised Gym/Other Staff Discounts and more
If you are interested in this position, please click on ‘Apply Here’. Please ensure your CV and cover letter are attached.
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