IPE.com, News Reporter / Correspondent - German Speaking Europe

Location
London (Central) or working remotely based in Germany/Austria/Switzerland
Salary
£DoE
Posted
31 Oct 2019
Closes
30 Nov 2019
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Investment & Pensions Europe has an opening for a reporter to work on the highly regarded IPE.com daily news service for pension and institutional investment professionals.

The successful candidate will mainly cover the Germany, Austria and Switzerland (‘DACH’ region), reporting to the IPE.com Editor.

They will also be expected to cover other beats and contribute to other IPE publications, including IPE in print and IPE Real Assets in print and online, as required.

The appointee will be expected to:

  • Build and maintain high-level contacts with pension funds, consultants, asset managers, regulators and other key influencers in the DACH region and beyond;
  • Maintain and develop our first-rate coverage of pension and investment issues in the DACH region and beyond;
  • Keep abreast of regulatory, market, investment and other relevant trends and developments in the DACH region and beyond; and
  • Make a strong and proactive contribution in terms of editorial ideas.


Candidates with relevant industry contacts and experience in writing about pension and institutional investment issues will have a strong advantage, as will a track record in financial journalism.

Alongside the highest standards of written English, fluency in German is required. The role may be based in London or in the DACH region, dependent on the candidate, their existing location and experience.

In either case the successful candidate will be expected to travel within the DACH region on a regular basis.

This position will attract a competitive salary based on experience.

Applicants should send a cover letter, CV and relevant cuttings to Liam Kennedy, IPE Editorial Director, by completing the application form below.

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