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Editorial Assistant, Breakingviews

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 12/1/2017 4:27:31 PM New York, NY United States of America
Job Description

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at

About Breakingviews:

Reuters Breakingviews is the leading provider of agenda-setting insight to the global financial community. With around 35 columnists worldwide, we deliver hard-hitting commentary across Thomson Reuters’ 500,000 desktops and our own subscriber website. We also publish daily columns in newspapers and websites around the world, giving us a high profile among influencers worldwide. Breakingviews is also developing its presence on social media including Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. 

About the Editorial Assistant role:

This is a challenging entry-level position that involves providing across-the-board support for a team of 12 senior columnists and editors based in New York, Washington and Dallas. The ideal candidate will have exceptional organizational skills, an ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and a robust appreciation for the editorial process, showing potential to advance as a journalist at Reuters. The position will report to John Foley, U.S. Editor, in New York.

The role will involve:

  • Daily production of text and video content on multiple publishing platforms
  • Promotion of Breakingviews through social media, email newsletters and other means
  • Organization of special projects, including the production of books, dinner debates and panel discussions
  • Maintain and expand lists of VIPs, customers and editorial contacts
  • Support Breakingviews editors and columnists with research as needed

The successful applicant will ideally have:

  • Proven organizational skills and an ability to multi-task
  • An interest in pursuing a career in financial journalism
  • Strong awareness of the best practices in social media
  • Enthusiasm for supporting the leading team in global finacial commentary
  • An inquisitive, problem-solving mind and an eye for detail

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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New York-New York-United States of America
Req #: JREQ094746
Locations: New York-New York-United States of America
Job Function: News & Editorial
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