Are you interested in advancing your career in business journalism? If so, we are seeking a reporter to cover financial services companies with a focus on investment banks, M&A and capital markets. Sitting on one of the most high-profile teams in our newsroom, this beat includes covering i-banks large and small, especially those who advise financial institution companies. We're seeking candidates who are ready to learn and can take advantage of our training and guidance in how to cover dealmaking developments. This position is perfect for a self-starter who is not afraid to make a bunch of calls to get to the bottom of a story.
Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 08
The Location: Charlottesville, VA/Washington D.C. Remote workers considered based on experience.
The Team: Reporters and editors around the world collaborate to bring readers breaking news and in-depth reporting on the regulatory changes, M&A activity and business trends impacting the financial sector. We value interpersonal skills, creative thinking, teamwork, a passion for news, curiosity and of course, accurate writing.
The Impact: Investment bankers are one of our largest readership groups, and stories about the space consistently top our most-read lists. Our in-depth, data-driven coverage of the broader trends behind the headlines enables us to develop differentiated content.
What's in it for you:
Ownership of a fast-paced, dynamic beat with a large reader base: One day you might be writing an analysis on news developments coming out of Goldman Sachs, the next highlighting how an M&A adviser won an assignment or tracking down hires and fires at a depository-focused investment bank.
Grow your source base and industry knowledge by attending conferences and events around the country.
Use our unmatched data to tell stories while working closely with in-house data journalists and subject matter authorities.
Leadership and mentorship opportunities.
Be part of a global team of journalists and editors passionate about news.
Break news on investment banks
Write follow-ups on investment bank mergers and major company developments
Track hiring trends in the investment banking world
Juggle multiple assignments
Write spot coverage of breaking news, earnings and regulatory developments
Craft data-driven stories on the trends shaping the investment banking space
Brainstorm ideas for coverage to build our brand while collaborating with editors and data journalists
What We're Looking For:
Bachelor's degree (Journalism or related field preferred)
Impeccable writing skills
At least two years of journalism experience
Openness to editorial feedback
Drive to beat the other outlets to the big stories
This role is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States.
Background in business journalism
Knowledge of M&A transactions and capital markets
Experience with data analysis
About Company Statement:
S&P Global Market Intelligence
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.
S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
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Job ID: 259140 Posted On: 2021-02-05 Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States