Markets Reporter - German Language

Careers at Bloomberg


Posted Apr 18, 2017 - Requisition No. 58085

Bloomberg News is one of the biggest financial and business news organizations in the world. We lead the way in breaking news about mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and other events, enabling readers, viewers and listeners to stay a step ahead of the markets.

We are looking for an experienced reporter to join our German-language service in Frankfurt. Candidates will have contacts in the D/A/CH region combined with proven experience covering markets. Fluency in written and spoken German and English is mandatory. We expect the candidate to draw on a broad network in the financial community -- traders, investors, bankers.

The individual in this role will be responsible for sourcing exclusive stories in the financial and corporate sector as well as providing fast and concise stories on asset flows and market developments. The aim is to provide perspective on ``what is happening'' and ``what it means,'' both against the backdrop of local developments and in the context of global macroeconomic and political trends.

Knowledge of Bloomberg's functions and databases is a plus.

You will be part of our self-starting team that meets real-time deadlines and responds swiftly to the volatile markets across all asset classes in German.

We'll trust you to:

  • Break news on capital markets and across asset classes
  • Use excellent news judgment to discern and produce news with the biggest market impact
  • Build on and develop sources in the local market (Germany, Austria, Switzerland)
  • Prepare content for a range of platforms
  • Report with speed and accuracy
  • Write quickly and concisely under tight deadline pressure
  • Be a team player


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Proven FX/Rates experience
  • Strong work ethic, team player, ability to work calmly under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluency in German and English

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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