Reporter

Middle Market Information LLC

Wilton, Connecticut

Date Posted May 06, 2022
Industry Trade Publications
Specialty Financial Writing
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Telecommute? Yes
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.themiddlemarket.com

Description:

Mergers & Acquisitions seeks an M&A and Private Equity Reporter to add to our growing editorial team. Come join us!

Mergers & Acquisitions enjoys a long, stellar history of covering private equity and M&A in the middle market, and we are now in an exciting stage of growth under new ownership. We are looking to add an experienced M&A and Private Equity Reporter, who will lead our daily news coverage and write a daily column aimed at our audience of sophisticated dealmakers. 

The ideal candidate will have significant experience covering M&A and/or private equity as a writer, reporter and/or editor. Knowledge of the industry and sources is a prerequisite. Strong reporting and writing skills are essential. It is also important that the candidate work collaboratively as a team member, respond enthusiastically to feedback and jump at opportunities to develop and expand their skills.

You'll report to our Managing Editor. The position is currently Work from Home, due to Covid-19, however our team gets together in-person when we put on our own conferences for temporary office days, off-site strategy meetings and yummy team dinners. We also Zoom together every other week for virtual happy hours with the team.

The primary responsibility of the M&A and Private Equity Reporter is to cover daily M&A transaction news for our website, TheMiddleMarket.com, and our e-newsletter, M&A Today. Additionally you'll get the chance to show your talents in long-form journalism by writing features in our magazine. You'll also be asked to particpate on stage in our conferences by moderating panels and interviewing industry luminaries who keynote for us. 

One thing you won't be asked to do is write marketing copy for our advertisers. We're a relic of the past and strongly believe our reporters should report the news and not shill for our ad sales team like so many of our competitors do. Frankly, we're embarrassed for our colleagues at other titles and if you're one of them reading this, come enjoy a breath of fresh air over here. 

Specifically, responsibilities include:

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

You’ll be joining a fun, energetic team that loves the pace of the M&A world and enjoys working for a leading publisher in the space…one that’s been around for 57 years!

We offer a competitive salary, medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as other great benefits including a company match with our 401(k) program. We also offer unlimited time off! Work hard, show us your dedication to the team, and we won’t bother counting the number of days that you take a break!

 

Interested, qualified candidates must submit a brief cover letter, resume, salary requirements and clips to jobs@themiddlemarket.com.
Candidates who fail to provide these four simple requests will not be considered. 

 

About Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers & Acquisitions, the oldest trade publication serving the dealmaker community, is published by Middle Market Information LLC. Started in 1965, M&A’s print and digital magazine, news website, daily email newsletters, and social media channels inform private equity firms, strategic acquirers, investment banks and other deal intermediaries on breaking news, emerging trends, and rising stars in the industry. M&A is well known for several of annual features, including its Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A, its long-running Mid-Market M&A Awards and its extensive coverage of ESG and DEI as they rise in importance with our readers.

About Middle Market Information
Middle Market Information LLC, based in Wilton, Conn., is a business data, information and events company focused on serving financial professionals in the middle market. The company stands as an independent, trusted voice that provides critical insight, commentary, analysis and community to help our customers profit, avoid disruption and improve their capabilities.

Middle Market Information is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment, hiring and promotion decisions are not based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, disability, age (40 or older) or genetic information (including family medical history).

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