M&A Reporter – Netherlands or Belgium

  • Editorial
  • Freelance
  • Germany (Remote)
  • 60,000 EUR / Week
  • Salary: £60,000

Media Contacts Ltd

Reference: 32886

Are you interested in joining Europe’s largest and most successful equities news services, known globally for the quality of their coverage and track record of breaking news on forthcoming deals?

We’re looking for an established financial journalist to join a business constantly investing in its staff and in new technology to change how business and financial news is received by its audience.

In this position, you’ll be covering equity markets in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland building relationships with CEOs, bankers, lawyers, and private equity to get scoops on prospective M&A deals. You will be given first-class training and leadership provided by globally recognised journalists, dedicated to creating a high-value, exclusive service. We require someone based in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom, however, this position is fully remote.

This position would equally be suited to someone with a background in business journalism, looking to specialise in a fast-paced, deals focussed role, or an experienced M&A reporter looking for a leading role.

Responsibilities include

  • Developing relationships with senior dealmakers and advisors to M&A dealmaking across the DACH region
  • To secure exclusives ahead of the market, writing both breaking news and analysis pieces
  • Travel to key conferences across the globe to network and represent the brand

Requirements include

  • Experience in business journalism
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English and German
  • A strong track record of breaking exclusive stories

Everyone who applies will get a response.

We require someone based in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom, however, this position is fully remote. An initial training period will be paid on a day rate, before moving on to a per story rate. The per-story rate of €250 – €300 is based on an exclusive news story. Rates for features and analysis are to be negotiated with the Editor.


Taking on other freelance work is acceptable if conflicts of interest and work for immediate competitors are avoided.


If you’d like more information, please feel free to reach out via:

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bengalyas-journalism/

Twitter: @journalism_ben

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