Japanese Speaking Reporter/Researcher

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
24000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + GBP24000 - GBP35000/annum
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reporter/Researcher

Contract Type
Permanent

Salary
Up to GBP30,000 per annum depending on experience

Job profile
A prestigious Japanese Media company is seeking a Reporter/Researcher with solid experience/knowledge in Journalism in the UK. The candidate should have a keen interest in politics, finance and internal affairs and journalism.

Main responsibilities
Reporting
?? Writing articles in Japanese on a range of current affairs topics

?? Attending conferences, taking notes and reporting findings back to the Editorial Bureau

?? Conducting interviews both in person and by telephone

?? Gathering information and comments from a wide range of people on specified topics

Research and Arrangement
?? Conducting research on a range of current affairs topics

?? Reporting findings back to correspondents in a clear, succinct manner

?? Making short, effective summaries of assigned topics

?? Arrangement to take requested appointments

Who we are looking for

Essential
?? Japanese Journalism Experience

?? English: Native-level, Japanese: Native or Business-level

?? Experience working within the media

?? A demonstrable interest in Economics, Business or Finance

?? A good eye for accuracy and detail

?? Ability to engage with people of all levels confidently

?? Ability to communicate and share ideas efficiently and clearly with correspondents

Preferred
?? Knowledge of Japanese culture and language

?? Able to work under pressure and meet time limits in a busy newsroom

?? Ability to adapt to the demands of working with a 24hr news cycle

Language requirement
?? Business level English and Japanese are essential

Location
London