German Financial Writer

Posted 10 January by IG Index

We are a global market leader in the online trading industry and currently seeking a talented German Financial Writer for our operations in Frankfurt. The successful candidate MUST have excellent command of English & German and preferably an interest in the financial markets.

Role Responsibilities:

  • To deliver a top-quality and highly relevant real-time news feed for our website with the aim of improving our natural
  • search rankings and driving qualified traffic to our website
  • To write excellent articles for the feed in a timely fashion using original sourcing
  • To work quickly with minimal supervision, researching, writing and editing confidently on a wide range of topics, from company earnings reports to major political or economic news affecting financial markets
  • To produce a feed of news that reflects the global events impacting markets as well as the biggest impacts locally
  • To continually develop knowledge and understanding of the best-practice principles of SEO copy
  • To become an expert in IG’s products, services, and the wide-ranging consequences of financial and economic events

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree educated (2:2 or above)
  • Evidence of experience or knowledge of SEO writing techniques
  • Evidence of strong writing skills - a versatile financial news writer or copywriter, with a strong eye for detail even while producing speedy, timely articles
  • Excellent writing skills - demonstrating a dynamic and variable style, concerned with getting key messages across quickly and efficiently
  • A business-minded professional - confident, friendly and down to earth
  • An independent worker: The role is for self-starters who will work with minimal supervision.
  • A thoughtful and decisive individual, capable of owning and rationalising creative decisions but equally receptive to feedback.
  • An organised but creative thinker, capable of writing to tight deadlines and challenging constraints
  • Well organised and efficient, with exceptional attention to detail


  • A passion for, and basic understanding of, financial markets, and the political and economic factors that influence them

Required skills

  • Copywriting
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial News
  • German
  • SEO

Reference: 36994254

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