Mergermarket, Freelance Reporter (Nordics)

Location
Any major city in the Nordic region
Salary
DoE
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
04 Oct 2019
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Freelance
Hours
Full Time

Do you desire a challenging role in a fast-paced financial news organisation, working alongside an international team of specialist reporters producing exclusive, off-diary reports on the latest corporate strategies of leading companies? Then this could be the job for you.

Mergermarket is looking for reporter to provide actionable and exclusive intelligence on M&A and capital markets activity in the Nordic region.

The successful candidate will be expected to interview company executives and private equity partners on growth strategies across all sectors. Coverage details include M&A, capital raises, management and ownership changes, IPOs and divestments.

The job will also involve regular collaboration with our data and analysts’ teams, as well as with editorial teams on other Acuris products.

The role offers a great opportunity for a recent graduate or reporter with a few years of experience looking to develop a career in financial journalism.

The role would suit a reporter keen to investigate and write breaking news stories and who is adept at building and maintaining a source network.

The successful candidate can be based in any major city in the Nordic region, and would be willing to attend source meetings, trade fairs and conferences on occasion across the region. This is a freelance-base role.

Responsibilities:

  • Write exclusive articles by interviewing Nordic decision makers, CEOs’, bankers and other sources
  • Produce exclusive off-diary articles and breaking news on deals and auction processes in the Nordic region
  • Attend key conferences and relevant industry events in order to conduct side-line exclusive interviews


Skills & Requirements:

  • Excellent English writing and speaking skills, fluency in a Nordic language is a must
  • Experience reporting for financial news services, newspapers or online publications would be an advantage
  • A keen interest in writing about corporate strategies and breaking financial news
  • Ability to independently source potential market intelligence leads
  • Outstanding networking and contact building skills
  • Good communication, research and interviewing skills
  • A self-starter attitude with a cooperative approach
  • Able to attend business events and conferences


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