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Head of Editorial, Asia

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 3/7/2018 1:59:51 AM Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Job Description

Head of Editorial


Position Summary

Thomson Reuters is seeking a senior editorial head to oversee development and production of all Asia based content for the Broadcast solutions media publishing clients across the globe. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Recruit, Develop and Lead a high performing editorial and technical production team across Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, Tokyo, etc
  • Oversee the development of Asia based pitches and content for all clients and ensure accuracy, impartiality and balanced reporting
  • Liaise with the wider Reuters editorial teams across the globe to ensure consistency of coverage and sharing of content where applicable
  • Ensure all Asia based events are covered
  • Prepare rotas and ensure that staff holidays, illnesses are covered

Required Skills and Experience

  • Significant (10+ years) experience of working in a fast paced newsrool
  • Experience of managing staff both locally and remotely
  • Customer-focused, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to spot trends and drive innovation across both newsgathering and newsreporting fields
  • Proven track record of leading and motivating teams
  • Strong problem-solving and communication skills
  • Energy and drive, ability to work in a fast paced and pressurized environment

Desired Skills

  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and analytical
  • Ability to think and act globally

Education/ Certifications

  • Post Grad in Journalism required

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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Hong Kong-Hong Kong
Req #: JREQ100433
Locations: Hong Kong-Hong Kong
Job Function: News & Editorial
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