Heard on the Street, Special Writer

Dow Jones
London (Central)
Competitive salary plus benefits
24 Jul 2015
20 Aug 2015
Job Type
Full Time

HEARD ON THE STREET is looking for an energetic and ambitious London-based columnist to join its global team. The position involves writing incisive financial commentary on European companies for all editions of the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires and on WSJ.com.

Candidates should be deeply analytical and able to take a reported view on complex topics. The ability to work under tight deadlines and on a wide range of topics is critical, as is a high level of financial and economic literacy. This role involves covering companies from sectors including telecoms, industrials, automotive and retail as well as pitching in on other breaking corporate news where necessary.

The successful candidate needs to be comfortable building sources at the very highest levels and should relish setting the agenda on corporate and financial stories. A solid grounding in financial analysis would be an advantage in this role, as would in-depth corporate reporting experience or expertise in particular sectors.

Position Requirements:

The Heard columnist must be able to write authoritative analysis of news and developments at companies around Europe. The ideal candidate will have several years of experience as a corporate reporter or columnist, or a background in finance, as well as being a clear and lively writer. Particular sector knowledge is not required although a basic grasp of corporate finance and valuation would be helpful.

The position is based in London and reports to the European Editor for Heard on the Street, also based in London.

Please submit your CV and covering letters along with some recent clips, by clicking 'Apply now'.

Please note only candidates requested for interview will be contacted.

Competitive salary plus benefits.

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