Debtwire, the leading financial newswire for the fixed income markets, is looking for a driven journalist to expand its project finance coverage for its Debtwire CEEMEA product.

Working on the news desk, candidates will be expected to chase leads and publish news ahead of all other media outlets.

This encompasses detailing upcoming infrastructure projects, their appointed contractors, reporting on requests for financing proposals and financing details across the life of the transaction.

Debtwire CEEMEA’s project finance coverage provides actionable intelligence for subscribers on situations across Central and Eastern Europe/CIS/Russia, Middle East and North Africa, plus sub-Saharan Africa. The role requires an analytical mind, a high attention to detail and a proactive approach to relationship development and source building in investment banks, law firms, advisors, companies and governments.

Candidates will also be required to produce commentaries and features on Infrastructure topics, including legal and structural developments and will assist in the collection of associated data.

The role based in London is entirely focused on off-diary reporting and reporters are expected to use their own initiative to uncover leads from market sources.

Experience of infrastructure markets and/or project finance would be highly advantageous. 

The position will offer the opportunity for foreign travel and moderating at conferences.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Aspirations to break news and deliver actionable intelligence on debt issuers;
  • An investigative mind and good writing skills;
  • An understanding of fixed income markets, a strong grasp of and an interest in the broader financial markets;
  • Outstanding networking and contact building skills;
  • Excellent time management and communication skills:
  • A self-starter attitude with a cooperative approach

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, please click the "Apply Online" button below. Please ensure your CV, cover letter and two writing samples in English are attached.

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.

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