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Article Writer/Reporter (Economics and Politics) - JAPANESE speaker

  • £25,000 + transport
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19613

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Your New Job Title:    Article Writer/Reporter (Economics and Politics) - JAPANESE speaker
The Skills You'll Need: Japanese, English, economics, politics, article, writer, research, interview
Your New Salary:         GBP 25,000 p.a. + transport
Location:                    London
Job status:                  Permanent/ Full-time
Start date:                  ASAP
Working hours:           09:30-17:30

Who You'll Be Working for: Well known news/ information provider.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:
·  Monitoring UK media daily for news / EU Economics / UK Politics stories
·  Compile research on a variety of topics for Japanese correspondents
·  Assisting correspondents with all aspects of the news gathering process
·  Writing articles for English language service, possibility of being published in Japan’s biggest English language paper
·  Arranging and conducting interviews for stories
·  Attending press conferences, sports events and other media events where necessary
·  Transcribing interviews for Japanese correspondents
·  Able to work some weekends and weekday evenings where necessary

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:
·  Bilingual level in Japanese and English
·  Some media experience favourable and a strong interest in the press with a particularly good knowledge of current affairs and EU Economics, UK Politics and ability to spot interesting / emerging stories
·  Strong knowledge of social media and excellent research skills
·  Very good Japnese writing ability with great attention to detail and excellent communication skills as at times required to interview high profile individuals
·  Ability to work under pressure and good team player
·  Strong knowledge of IT

We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

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