Middle East Corespondent Needed At Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters, the  leading source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals is currently looking for a talented, high-energy, experienced reporter with excellent news judgment, strong writing skills, and bags of initiative to cover the Middle East. Job location is Beirut, Lebanon.

Responsibilities:

o   Write and research stories that highlight new angles on under-reported stories and break new ground, both with spot news and longer features

o   Work independently on stories and help reporters, the Foundation multi-media team, and freelancers on unique long and short term projects

o   Help develop new ways to present and distribute Foundation stories online and via social media for maximum impact

o   Develop and work with sources to produce unique content

Represent and promote the Thomson Reuters Foundation across the Middle East

o   Other duties as assigned

 Qualifications:
At least 10 years journalism experience, including a proven track record of breaking exclusive stories
o   Strong writer, able to meet deadlines and work under well pressure
o   Highly organised, self starter and strong team player
o   Experience writing about human rights, development and corruption an advantage
o   Arabic is required and other languages are a major plus
o   Experience building social media followings preferred
o   Multi-media skills in audio and video production a plus
o   University degree
o   Legal right to work in Lebanon
Application Process
Interested and qualified candidates are to proceed to the online application portal to apply for this position.
For more information, visit the official page.