EMEA Options Reporter, London

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Posted May 22, 2024 - Requisition No. 125520

Bloomberg News is looking for a reporter to cover the European equity derivatives market in depth and provide clients with real-time news and analysis. We are looking for a curious and hungry self-starter who will dig out exclusive information on options trading and positioning in single stocks as well as major indexes and produce insightful stories that provide readers with broader context. The role involves writing fast, concise reports on markets and individual stocks and unearthing insights from traders, portfolio managers and analysts to deliver the news and information clients crave.
Our ideal candidate is a team player who thrives in a dynamic environment and can take feedback. We are known for our quality, accuracy, speed and ability to deliver news investors can use. On the equities team, you will be charged with connecting the dots to provide readers with all they need from the world's leading provider of financial news.

We will trust to you:

  •  Build a deep base of sources across the derivatives landscape
  •  Collaborate closely with colleagues on the Equities team globally
  •  Break news and write sharp stories analyzing options market trends on deadline
  • Produce and promote content across all our platforms -- from the terminal to video and magazines
  •  Track the biggest players in the market to break news on trading strategies, people moves and hiring/expansion plans

You will need:

  •  At least 3-5 years of experience in financial news and business reporting, or equivalent direct market experience and a strong interest for reporting
  •  Proven knowledge that includes a strong understanding of the equity derivatives market
  •  Existing equity derivatives contacts
  •  Solid news judgment and ability to report with speed and accuracy
  •  An innovative spirit and a desire to always be learning
    Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at:

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