Headline News Researcher

Thomson Reuters
  • Location
    Beijing, China
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Feb 27

Position description

TEAM OVERVIEW: Join the Reuters real-time news operation producing headlines and news summaries based on companies from around the world


RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Write headlines and news summaries accurately, quickly and with high standards of credibility, in accordance with Reuters principles and operating standards.
• Search through approved sources to grasp and translate news from local language into English

• Search through updated stories and translated the same from English into Japanese
• Identify market-moving figures and comments to filter out news stories from sources including stock exchange and third party agency

• Build and maintain contacts and sources to develop deep subject expertise. Work closely with Specialists to ensure data enhancement requirements are raised, prioritized, sized and progressed

• Use appropriate language skills to understand and source financial information. Build up knowledge of financial regulations and market practices in relevant markets

• Work with regional colleagues to identify gaps in data content and work within boundaries of formal content enhancement processes to meet client needs 

• Assist in the preparation and engagement for the regional/market integration plan

• Promote continuous improvement through research and analysis of queries and data quality control 

Qualifications

•Graduate or flexible student (journalism degree/overseas students with long time experience in Japan is preferable - or equivalent experience) 
• Fluency in English and Japanese. Native speaker level on written Japanese is plus
• An ability to write clearly and quickly to meet Reuters reporting standards and principles with professional written Japanese
• A sound command of grammar, spelling, punctuation.
• Comfort with handling financial data and facts accurately and quickly for multiple markets
• Knowledge of corporate activity, stock markets and financial vocabulary will be a plus, or an ability to gain such knowledge quickly.
• An ability to work under time pressure and undertake shift work 
• An ability to work independently as well as a team member 

OUR OFFER:
o Job in an international, dynamic environment where you contribute to building innovative solutions for business professionals 
o Intensive training package 
o Wellbeing scheme including private healthcare
o Company social incentives
o High standards of ethics in the workplace
o Networking opportunities

Application instructions

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