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Japanese speaking Job-Researcher -London

  • £20,000K - £25,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 20934

Your New Japanese Job Title: Researcher – Japanese speaker, London

The Skills You'll Need: Japanese language skills, interested in especially business and finance area

Your New Salary: £20,000K - £25,000 per annum

Location: The City

Who You'll Be Working for: an international media company

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates: Japanese language skills, interested in especially business and finance area

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

The job involves the gathering of information for correspondents as well as schedule and interview arrangement. The applicant should have a keen interest in business, finance and international affairs and journalism, and is expected to be flexible. The role is varied and encompasses the following functions:

1. Research
• 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

2. Press Conferences/Interviews
• Attending conferences, taking notes and reporting findings back to the Editorial Bureau
• Conducting short interviews both in person and by telephone
• Gathering information and comments from a wide range of people on specified topics

3. Deadlines
• Working under pressure and meeting time limits in a busy newsroom
• Ability to adapt to the demands of working with a 24hr news cycle

4. Other Ad-hoc Duties
• Various other administrative support tasks for the editorial department


The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

• A demonstrable interest in Economics, Business or Finance
• Ability to communicate ideas efficiently and clearly
• Excellent command of English language
• Knowledge of Japanese culture and language
• Experience working within the media or within a research role

Job status: Temp to perm
Start date: ASAP
Working hours: Mon to Fri, 9:00 – 17:00

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