Senior DACH Correspondent – 5962

Content & Research, Full-time, Berlin or Munich or Frankfurt
This role has been filled
The Role:
We are currently looking for a Senior Correspondent to report on M&A and ECM trends and deal making across the DACH region.  Your reporting will be published to hundreds of thousands of Mergermarket subscribers, with key trend Insights also published on Dealogic Cortex. This role targets content for the coverage banker, M&A banker, portfolio manager and corporate executive personas.
We are open to hire the candidate in Munich or Frankfurt office.

Key Responsibilities:
Produce exclusive articles and breaking news on German corporates’ M&A or debt/equity issuance plans, by interviewing decision makers, CEOs, bankers, lawyers and other sources
Attend key conferences, trade fairs and relevant industry events in order to conduct sideline exclusive interviews
Work independently and in collaboration with M&A and fixed income-focused colleagues and the wider team of reporters in EMEA
Working 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, etc. 
Produce a steady flow of copy under tight deadlines
Write 15-20 articles per month.

Required skills, experience and qualifications :
Should have excellent English speaking and writing skills, with fluency in German essential.
Able to bring substantial reporting experience and a bulging source book from another financial news service, newspaper or online publication to the table. This is a senior hire.
Well driven and tenacious
Able to work both on own initiative and collaboratively
Willing to travel to key events in the region and be eligible to work in one of the advertised offices.

About us:
We’re a diverse group of 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.
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