CTFN, a subscription-based investor-oriented news service, is looking for a highly motivated journalist with an interest in the telecommunications space, especially as it pertains to M&A and other strategic activity. The candidate will be responsible for providing coverage on potential dealmaking in the space, corporate strategy, and to some extent the regulatory environment around large publicly traded company transactions and other business events. The successful candidate will work closely with CTFN's team of reporters, editors, and analysts to develop impactful news and insights.
The candidate will be expected to establish and maintain relationships with key sources and contacts associated with the telecoms community, especially with bankers and transaction advisors. The position could be based in the New York City area, Washington D.C., or San Francisco, and will require some travel.
An interest in the business, regulatory, and political environment surrounding telecoms
Tenacity, dedication, and the ability to work independently
Excellent phone manner and interviewing skills
Strong research skills
A demonstrated ability to write clearly
Exceptional collaboration and communication skills
Ability to improvise and think quickly on your feet
Flexibility of thought and a desire to uncover the truth
Previous work in telecommunications, finance, government, and/or journalism preferred.
Telecommuting is allowed.
CTFN provides in-depth news on mergers, event-driven situations, and major corporate developments with the detail and accuracy commensurate with a professional investor’s perspective. CTFN offers readers worldwide – hedge funds, mutual funds, institutional investors, deal professionals, legal participants, regulators and industry executives – a cutting-edge, investigative news product that reflects the tireless efforts of a talented team of journalists and analysts.