We are looking for a London-based reporter to cover Public M&A activity across the Energy sector as well as reporting on the fast-growing ESG space. The successful candidate will join our global network of over 500 dedicated journalists. You’ll work within a fast-paced team writing scoops on significant deals involving listed and private targets across Europe and providing breaking news and analysis throughout the deal life cycle. Our coverage spans from highlighting a potential transaction through to scooping the deal details and analysing reviews by competition authorities.
●Produce exclusive articles and break news across the energy sector and ESG space, anticipating corporate events at listed companies
●Cover the life cycle of a public deal, from announcement until completion, analysing and reporting on key risks
●Attend key conferences and relevant industry events in order to conduct exclusive sideline interviews
●Work independently and in collaboration with M&A and fixed income-focused colleagues and the wider team of reporters in EMEA
●Work closely with editorial capabilities across the group to deliver actionable, data-led human insights to user personas as varied as coverage bankers, corporate executives, debt investors, infrastructure advisors and funds
●Produce a steady flow of copy under tight deadlines
Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications
●Excellent English speaking and writing skills
●Ability to bring substantial reporting experience and a bulging source book from another financial news service, newspaper or online publication to the table
●Able to work both on own initiative and collaboratively
●Willing to travel to key events
●Eligible to work in the UK
●Previous experience covering the energy sector as well as a contact book in the space would be an advantage
●A track record of breaking news
●Fluency in another major European language
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. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. 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.
Within ION Analytics we help clients find advantage in a world of information overload and fragmented systems. Our business information solutions blend expert journalism and analytics with data to help banks, advisors, investors, law firms and corporations find opportunities in markets ranging from equities and fixed income to infrastructure and private equity.
On our platform clients can break through silos to originate opportunities, find buyers, and use resources efficiently, and our advanced workflow automation tools cut through the noise to deliver personalized, targeted information that saves time and effort, and drives better decisions.
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.