Reporter - France

Europe, Editorial
Contract Type: 
Acuris is looking for a dynamic, hungry reporter to grow M&A coverage in France for its Mergermarket  and Dealreporter products. This exciting opportunity will see the successful candidate join a global network of over 500 financial
journalists focused on sector-defining scoops and other forward-looking corporate M&A coverage.
Collaborative, independent and fast-paced, our news team focuses on off-diary exclusives. Reporters at Acuris don’t turn around press releases. Your time will be spent 100% reporting new information.
With a clear pathway for career development as we continue to expand our bureau network, this role will offer growth and travel opportunities.
From family-owned company and SME mergers through to private equity exits and major blue chip corporate tie-ups -  if you’re dedicated to a career in journalism and fascinated by business and finance, this is the role for you.
This is a full-time role and the successful candidate will be based in Paris.
The role will include:
  • Producing a steady flow of exclusive articles and breaking news by interviewing decision makers, CEOs, bankers, lawyers and other sources
  • Attending key conferences, trade fairs and relevant industry events in Paris, Toulouse, Lyon, Nantes and other economic centres in order to conduct side-line exclusive interviews
  • Working both independently and in collaboration with the wider team of reporters in France and throughout EMEA
Skills & Requirements:
  • Excellent English and French speaking and writing skills
  • Reporting experience from another financial news service, newspaper or online publication
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as in collaboration with the wider team
  • Willing to travel to key events within the region
What’s in it for you:
  • You will become a key player in our expanding bureau network
  • Frequent all-expenses paid travel to our London and regional offices
  • Full training and career development plan, with opportunities for promotion
Applications should be submitted in English ideally with some examples of stories.
Acuris powers business growth for financial and professional services firms worldwide. Through events and subscription-based digital services, we provide unique, high-value content that helps our customers to make the best decisions based on the strongest evidence. 
Our sector specialists and expert analysts interpret data and intelligence to extract new insights that create business opportunities for our customers. We’re trusted by many of the world’s principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates, who rely our brands to help them understand specialist markets and find ideas for business development. 
Founded in 2000, we’re a growing family of information brands united by common characteristics: sector expertise, analytical skill, proprietary data and solutions that are packaged for maximum value. You’ll find our 1,000 staff, including 500 specialist journalists and analysts, in 67 locations around the world. 
Acuris is fully committed to a policy of non-discrimination and to promoting equality of opportunity in employment on grounds of merit, experience, skills and aptitude in order to maximise the full potential of both existing and prospective employees.