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Chief Correspondent, Companies and Finance News, Japan

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 4/23/2018 12:23:29 AM Tokyo, Tokyo Japan
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Business Unit: Reuters News Operations Department: Reuters  

Thomson Reuters is a truly unique business. We are a global enterprise and leading provider of news, information services and technology. Here, your work matters and has the potential to change the world. Every day, Thomson Reuters news, information, technology, and expertise help make great things happen.   We are proud to have been recognized globally as a leading employer based on our commitment to diversity, focus on company culture, work life balance and acts to promote socio-economic progress worldwide through the Thomson Reuters foundation.    

About the Role   Reuters is looking for an experienced, ambitious and dynamic reporter to run its newly combined Companies and Finance news team in Tokyo, helping to break news and deliver sophisticated spot and enterprise stories from one of the world’s most fascinating markets. The successful candidate will be a strong writer with a mature, proactive approach, who can work strategically with reporters and editors. From accounting scandals to Super Mario, from automaking giants to global investment banking, Japan has it all, and this position would be at the heart of the action. As team leader, we expect unmatched ability to pick out the stories that matter, along with an energetic and enthusiastic approach to a sometimes opaque corporate and financial sector, and the knack for mentoring and guiding others.

- Strong editing and news-planning skills

- Japanese language ability strongly preferred

- Experience leading a team of journalists

- Record of getting scoops and explaining complex subjects simply  

Position reports to Japan Bureau Chief ,  William Mallard                    

As an employer we strive to provide every employee with a positive working environment, continued professional development, a commitment to work-life balance, and equal opportunities. As a diverse, global leader, we actively encourage career advancement through internal promotions and segment opportunities. If you are a talented professional, passionate about what you do, and want to work in a company that can support your growth, we want to hear from you.  

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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.

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Req #: JREQ083220
Locations: Tokyo-Japan
Job Function: News & Editorial
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