Provide news and analytical content about current market events. These articles should maintain a high degree of accuracy despite the density of the content, and should reflect an understanding of the market. Additionally, they should also reflect deep understanding of other financial markets and how the credit markets relate back to events in those markets.
Interview major players in the field, including bankers, traders, and investors. In addition to heavy telephone contact during business hours, this job includes extensive market contact representing S&P at conferences, and in source meetings.
Develop/maintain sources within the leveraged loan and related market segments as to stay ahead of breaking news (deal launches, changes in structure, etc.) and to collect insight/perspective from the market.
Conduct research of various print and online sources of financial reports to derive pertinent data. Evaluate data from these sources (financial reports, market interviews, other financial commentaries) to produce comprehensive, cohesive articles.
What We’re Looking For:
Bachelor degree required; preferably in area of expertise.
Four to five years’ experience as a journalist covering the credit/debt markets; experience in the U.S. levfin market is a plus.
A depth of contacts in the debt markets.
Strong analytical skills (the ability to discern when a story is merited, to source market sources appropriately and to provide accurate financial figures and facts within the story, amid a high-volume, real-time news environment).
Excellent verbal & written communications skills; technical writing skills are a requirement
Corporate / senior
New York City , United States