Dealreporter, Italian Financial Journalist

Location
London
Salary
£ DoE
Posted
07 Aug 2013
Closes
07 Sep 2013
Industry
Journalist
Sector
Newswires
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Italian Financial Journalist
Dealreporter is looking for a financial journalist looking to progress in a career in investigative reporting.
The right candidate will be fluent in Italian and English. The role is based in a fast-paced news room that publishes real-time scoops on large cap companies. The right candidate will thrive on intellectual challenges and breaking stories.
The role is entirely focused on off-diary reporting. The right candidate will be as happy working on a story independently as working with a team of sector specialists to stack up a hypothesis.
Dealreporter’s team of multi-lingual journalists focus on high profile M&A deals and company news as well as providing detailed analysis on the financial health of European large-cap corporates.
Candidates should have strong writing and interpersonal skills with experience at another financial news service, newspaper or online publication. Applicants need to demonstrate a proven ability to generate leads, make new sources and pick up technical information easy.
The role is based in London with regular visits to Milan.
An already established contact book of corporate finance or M&A sources would be a huge advantage.
Dealreporter is a part of the Financial Times group. Dealreporter is a fast-paced news service for hedge funds, prop desks, fixed income investors and ECM desks.
 
Requirements:
• Desire to break news on high profile situations;
• Proven ability to draw key information from sources;
• Established contact book of corporate finance or M&A sources;
• Ability to network and interview dealmakers at a high level;
• Fluency in Italian and English;
• Strong writing ability and investigative mind;
• Excellent time management and communication skills
 
If you are interested in this position please send your CV, cover letter and writing samples in English to Alessandra.Castelli@dealreporter.com  by 12 August 2013.
 
Due to high level of applicants if you do not hear back within 2 weeks, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.
 
The Mergermarket Group 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

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