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Debtwire, a division of the Financial Times Group, is looking for a financial reporter to deepen its coverage of the German debt market.
Debtwire reports actionable intelligence for the fixed income markets. Based in London, you will work on a real-time news desk covering financing-related plans for German corporates.
Journalists will be required to make contact with bankers, fund managers, advisers, analysts and company management teams to write detailed articles on corporate efforts to raise, refinance, service and restructure their debt.
Candidates must be confident writing short sharp articles on deal terms and longer analytical pieces with pertinent comment. The role features an element of financial statement analysis and company earnings interpretation. We are looking for a driven candidate with a desire to become a leading market commentator in their field of expertise.
Full training will be given but candidates will be expected to demonstrate the following skills:
• Fluent German;
• Excellent writing and analytical skills and a strong understanding of the capital markets;
• Aspirations to break news and deliver actionable intelligence regarding sub-investment grade issuers to the broader financial investment arena;
• A demonstrable understanding of the key features on market standard loans and bonds;
• Excellent time management and communication skills.
Please send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com quoting ref ‘German speaking financial journalist’
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