| The Role |
Moody's Investors Service is looking for a Research Writer to join its MIS Research group, supporting the development and publishing of research from the Public, Project, Infrastructure Finance (PPIF) group. (Public & Regulated Industries)
The candidate will help develop research publications and work with analysts to improve the quality of written research reports. The candidate will work closely with the PPIF Research Director, as well as with Moody's communication strategists and other internal divisions involved with delivering Moody's research to the market. The candidate will collaborate closely with analysts, coaching and helping them publish research reports that are readable, persuasive and communicates pointed and clear analytical conclusions.
Improve the quality of research as measured by our writing standards
Improve the research process
Encourage and propose research ideas
Foster partnerships with the analysts and their teams
A relevant university degree, such as journalism, economics, business or finance
Substantial experience in financial journalism, reporting and editing within a reputable news or business research organization
Candidates should have a good understanding of capital markets.
Knowledge of fixed income markets is especially preferred.
Key Skills - Technical
Strong writing skills. Strong headline-writing and editing skills are essential.
Computer application skills including Eidos Media Methode, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to build strong professional relationships at all levels
Ability to ensure ongoing self development
Strong attention to detail
Highly organised and efficient
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Work using own initiative and without close supervision
Good written and verbal communication skills
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $3.5 billion in 2015, employs approximately 10,400 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
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