Headline News Researcher Needed At Thomson Reuters. Beijing, China.

Thomson Reuters needs a Headline News Researcher who is fluent in Japanese.

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/COMPETENCIES:

•  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

JOB BENEFITS:

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

Application Process

Qualified and interested candidates are to complete application HERE

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