Spot Enterprise Editor, Asia
Thomson Reuters
Wellington, Wellington
3d ago

Reuters is seeking a talented and experienced editor to join its Spot Enterprise team in Asia handling time-sensitive enterprise stories from across the region.

The successful candidate will have the news judgement and vision to see to the potential in a pitch or a draft story, and to rework a piece thoroughly if needed, as well as the personal skills to work closely with reporters to elevate their copy.

We need a gifted writer, with a keen ear for tone, capable of crafting playful or dramatic prose as the story requires. A proven ability to construct complex long-form narratives is a must.

And, crucially, the successful candidate with have a finely attuned radar for legal and ethical dangers.

As Reuters embraces different story-telling formats tailored to our different audiences, the ability to think creatively about how to convey information most effectively to our clients would be an asset.

We are keen to build a group of editors with specialist knowledge, so previous experience editing or reporting in Asia, especially on China, as well as expertise in business journalism, would be an advantage.

The position will report to the Global Editor, Spot Enterprise.

Our preferred location s include Sydney, Singapore, Bangkok and Wellington , however other locations will be considered too .

To be our Spot Enterprise Editor, you will likely have :

  • Excellent news judgment and outstanding journalistic ability
  • At least 10 years’ experience in journalism
  • A flair for writing and story telling
  • Familiarity with different storytelling formats
  • Strong awareness of legal risks and ethical issues
  • A strong track record of teamwork
  • Please note, the deadline for application is Friday 8th July 2022.

    What’s in it For You?

    At Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth :

    Global Career : As a global company, we can offer a truly international career and progression opportunities

    Learning & Development : On the job learning and coaching with an intensive training package. We also have a dedicated training team focused on the continuous development of our journalists

    Benefits : We offer competitive salary packages and market leading benefits including paid volunteering days and a wellbeing scheme including private healthcare and Multisport card

    Perks : Work alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and a team who provide unmatched, award-winning coverage of the world’s most important stories.

    About Reuters

    Reuters is the world’s largest multimedia news provider. Founded in 1851, it is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias.

    With unmatched coverage in over 16 languages, and reaching billions of people worldwide every day, Reuters provides trusted intelligence that powers humans and machines to make smart decisions.

    It supplies business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktop terminals, the world's media organizations, industry events and directly to consumers.

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