• Competitive
  • Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 22 Oct 17

VP – Research Writer

Location: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

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 Financial Institutions group.

Key Responsibilities:
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 Director of Research, Financial Institutions, other research writers 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.

Objectives
•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

MIS Research

•A relevant university degree, such as journalism, economics, business or finance

Experience:
•Substantial experience in financial journalism, reporting and editing within a reputable news or business research organisation
•Candidates should have a good understanding of capital markets.
•Knowledge of fixed income markets, banking and/or insurance 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

Non-technical skills:
•Ability to build strong professional relationships at all levels
•Ability to ensure ongoing self-development
•Strong attention to detail
•Highly organized 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 atwww.moodys.com.

Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

MIS and MSS Candidates are asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.