Thomson Reuters, Credit Market Reporter - International Financing Review

Canary Wharf, London
20 Mar 2017
20 Apr 2017
Job Type
Full Time

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International Financing Review, the world's leading source of capital markets intelligence for over 30 years, is looking for a motivated reporter to join the London team covering the bond market and help deepen our financial institutions coverage. Financial institutions are centre-stage of the financial markets and a key component of IFR's credit markets coverage.

Role Overview:

The candidate will help bolster IFR’s financial institutions coverage and help with our real-time deal coverage effort across asset-classes ranging from public sector, corporates, high-yield, emerging markets.

Covering both primary and secondary credit markets for IFR magazine and Thomson Reuters' real-time products, the reporter will be at the heart of our real time deal coverage effort, chasing deal mandates, deal updates and pricings. She/he will help break news on new trades while helping out on primary and secondary coverage for financials.

We are looking for a reporter who is comfortable talking to senior bankers, investors, traders and issuers. She/he must also be willing to develop strong relationships with other members of the IFR team across all asset classes and journalists within the Reuters newswire.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Proactive approach to generating credit market content written for expert and non-expert clients.
  • Ensuring a daily flow of information on new issue news, pricing and market moves is covered efficiently and timely fashion.
  • Breaking news on the real time credit service on IFR Markets platform and Reuters wire
  • Exercising sound news judgment on what moves markets and why
  • Establishing and maintaining close contact with bankers, traders and investors
  • Contributing to the magazine's news and product sections

Essential Required Skills: 

  • Experience of reporting, research or market experience covering or working in the credit market. A thorough knowledge and understanding of the credit markets.
  • Excellent writing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Extensive network of sources in the finance market both on the sellside and buyside.
  • Solid organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable Skills: 

  • Foreign languages , especially continental European such as Spanish, French, Italian or German
  • Masters preferable, educated to a degree level

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