IFLR (International Financial Law Review) is expanding its coverage of financial markets and regulation and is looking for a self-starting, enthusiastic and results-driven journalist to join the global team.
IFLR covers finance and regulatory news, primarily looking at the capital markets, banking and corporate law as well as hot topics like crypto and sustainable finance for a sophisticated audience of lawyers and bankers. Our reporters write long form, original, source based, analytical news and deal pieces for IFLR’s website.
We are looking for someone with journalism experience and some knowledge of finance or economics is desirable. The reporter will cover financial developments across Europe, and there is a lot of scope for international travel within the role to research articles and cover industry events. The successful candidate is expected to be out in the field every week developing a large network of sources, attending events and chasing down leads.
Recent reporters at IFLR have gone on to work for the Financial Times, New Statesman and BBC. As part of Euromoney Institutional Investor, we work a 4.5 day working week with Friday afternoon’s off. We have a flexible working environment, with access to an office in London, or the option to work entirely remotely as part of the global team also based in New York and Hong Kong SAR.
Pitch, report and write two engaging stories per week for IFLR’s readership of in-house lawyers, private practitioners, regulators and policymakers;
Stay abreast of the latest financial/regulatory news and analysis and understand how it impacts IFLR’s audience;
Develop and maintain good relationships with key members of the financial services and corporate advisory sector;
Grow IFLR’s presence by attending events and holding regular meetings online, in London and elsewhere;
Work with editorial team to help make IFLR content engaging, using alternative media where necessary;
Promote content via social media, create loyalty and affinity for the IFLR brand.
Some knowledge of the financial markets or corporate/financial law;
The ability and desire to learn about complex subjects quickly;
Some previous journalism experience;
Strong communication and language skills and storytelling ability;
Excellent written and spoken English;
To apply for the role please send a CV to John Crabb: firstname.lastname@example.org
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