Euromoney Institutional Investor

  • Senior Reporter, Trading Risk

    Job ID
    Sep 2018-8096
    Insider Publishing
    Contract Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Job Advert

    Trading Risk is looking for a senior reporter keen to make the next step in their career and grow into more responsibility.

    Our title is part of Euromoney’s Insurance Group and covers a growing and innovative part of the reinsurance sector. The ILS industry lies at the intersection of the institutional investor community and insurance markets and Trading Risk’s product is highly valued by its core audience.

    Our editorial focus is on delivering high-value news content to our subscribers – we are looking for a news-driven reporter who will go out and source stories as well as influence the direction of analysis and feature articles.

    The role is a market-facing one and the senior reporter will be expected to represent the company, building and developing relationships and contacts in our key markets, while also developing a deep understanding of the markets reported and commented upon.

    From time to time the senior reporter may be expected to host public events such as round table discussions, panel debates and conferences.

    This role offers the chance for quick career progression and advancement in helping to manage and lead our team.

    There are opportunities for regular travel to various industry hubs, including to our New York office. 


    Core Role


    Originating and writing both newswire and exclusive news stories, while gaining a sophisticated understanding of the ILS and reinsurance sector and building a strong network of industry contacts.



    • Write news stories quickly, accurately, clearly and intelligently in a strong news style
    • Build, maintain and work a network of industry and investor contacts to frequently source exclusive news content + enhance sector understanding
    • Gain a strong grasp of the ILS sector by reading, studying + talking to journalists in the company + contacts
    • Using internet aggregation tools + emails effectively to watch the internet to generate comprehensive on-diary news content
    • Play an important role over time in the organisation’s drive towards “smart journalism” via news analysis and opinion writing
    • Contribute to setting the organisation’s news agenda
    • Become a part of the broader team, adding to the business intangibly by building strong relationships and communicating effectively both with peers and senior editorial staff
    • Travel abroad for infrequent business trips and conferences
    • Contribute to the publishing house’s quarterly magazine
    • Show a willingness to chair roundtable events or panels at conferences
    • Occasionally assist the commercial team with relationship-building under the instruction of senior editorial staff


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