Reporter, The Deal

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Media



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About the Company

The Deal is part of FTSE 250-listed Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc. The Deal is an award-winning publication for dealmakers and investors, delivering actionable transaction intelligence to over 100,000 institutional users. Institutions such as law firms, investment banks, private equity firms, hedge funds and service providers use The Deal service to uncover trends and source related ideas and business opportunities. Across our unique lineup of products, including league tables, special reports, alerts, people coverage, company databases, articles and email newsletters, our team of journalists, data analysts and product developers strive to bring daily coverage and analysis of the deal economy’s people and firms to our diverse audience.

 For more information, visit www.thedeal.com.

About the Position 

We are looking for an enterprising reporter to cover the retail, consumer, food and beverage industries to work within a team of reporters based in our New York office and part of a team of more than two dozen journalists world-wide. The ideal applicant has basic knowledge of the financial markets and the key players in the consumer/retail industry. Reporters are expected to produce a mix of daily news and feature stories and show the ability to develop sources for future breaking news. This reporter will cover a wide range of companies from consumer staples and cosmetics to casinos and gaming. This role will report to a senior editor and work closely with colleagues in activist investing, private equity and restructuring.

Responsibilities

  • Coverage includes private equity, corporate and middle market M&A as well activist investing and restructuring.
  • Focused on exclusive, analytical or idea generative content with industry focus. 
  • Writes 1-2 stories per day (mix of features, enterprise and daily stories) to be published to The Deal’s premium subscription website.
  • Opportunities for multimedia appearances and on-camera work in video, podcasts, webcasts and conferences.
  • Reporters will have the opportunity for domestic and international travel to attend Deal-branded and other industry conferences.
  • Experience

  • Basic knowledge of financial markets and terminology
  • Demonstrate ability to break news and analyze situations on the fly
  • Excellent communication skills, both on the phone and in-person
  • Be confident working to strict deadlines
  • Willingness to make calls and attend meetings for source development
  • On-camera or on-air experience
  • Industry experience a plus, but not required
  • Perks of Working at The Deal

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Vacation time and paid holidays
  • Opportunity to participate in our wellness program
  • Onsite events around engaging with our employees
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Commuter benefit program
  • About Euromoney Institutional Investor

    Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (www.euromoneyplc.com) is an international business information group listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 share index. Euromoney’s group of businesses covers asset management, price discovery, data and market intelligence, under brands including Euromoney, BoardEx, Wealth-X, Information Management Network, Fastmarkets, Institutional Investor and BCA Research, Ned Davis Research. Euromoney also runs an extensive portfolio of large-scale events. Euromoney has revenues of around £400m, a market cap of about £1.2bn and over 1000 employees.

    The Group is now organized into the following three segments: Data & Market Intelligence; Pricing; and Asset Management (under strategic review).

    Euromoney is known for its entrepreneurial culture – Euromoney people are creative, action-oriented, close to customers, passionate about their brands, knowledgeable about the industries they serve and accountable for their results. The company aims for what it calls “the best of both worlds” – complementing these entrepreneurial characteristics with the benefits that come from being a sizeable company; for example taking advantage of Euromoney’s scale, sharing best practice, operating strategically and creating career paths for staff across the whole company. Strong central functions alongside the business divisions are essential for this.

    In 2016, Euromoney outlined a new strategy to investors combining organic development and strategic and well-executed acquisitions and disposals. The company aims to allocate and recycle capital efficiently towards good, organic and inorganic opportunities via their “best of both worlds” operating model. Their ambition is to generate consistent and meaningful returns for shareholders at relatively low risk.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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