We are seeking an experienced journalist to cover the dual industries of Financials and Technology.
Developing a coverage strategy for high yield indices and ETFs;
Reporting on performance of credit funds and the flow of capital into and out of the high yield and leverage loan sectors;
Sourcing our proprietary Ion Analytics data to craft story ideas on debt capital market activities of the big banks.
Portfolio management strategies and ideas around fixed income or fixed income replacements.
Employing a more traditional Debtwire approach to covering the corporate financing side of financial companies such as payday lenders, banks, REITs, the gambling/gaming industry, and fintech companies.
Delving into software companies as well as fintech instruments that offer high return potential, including crypto currencies, NFTs, and other forms of alternative assets.
Ongoing source development: staying in touch with market contacts and cold calling to make new connections.
Report and write exclusive scoops, in addition to analytical trend pieces.
Uncover market-moving intel: mandates, investment strategies, deal negotiations, restructuring deal terms for distressed companies, private financials, LBOs, fixed income trading strategies.
Stay aware of and respond to public market events of relevance such as key earnings announcements, regulatory disclosures, litigations, conference calls
Teamwork: confirming leads from your colleagues, and also landing news leads from outside of your designated beat.
Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience
Desire to break news
Ability to write clean, accurate copy under tight deadline pressure
Knack for networking and source building
Strong organizational and time management skills
Idea generation for editorial content
Strong editorial vision for branding new content sets
Collaborative aptitude for partnering with data and research teams
We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.