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Social Media Producer – Asia

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 2/1/2018 11:20:58 PM Singapore, Singapore
Job Description

Reuters is recruiting a social media producer to help source, verify and clear user-generated content (UGC) for distribution to Reuters clients. 

This is a position will allow you to work across both Video and Pictures , and presents an opportunity to work on global breaking and trending stories.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Social media newsgathering. The successful candidate will be an expert at navigating social networks and will have a curious, proactive and determined approach. 
  • Identifying newsworthy material posted online, taking steps to authenticate it and seeking copyright clearance. Your daytime shift pattern will also involve weekends  
  • Coordinating and working closely with a global team of social media producers. In your work you will report to the head of TV operations in Asia, under the direction of the head of UGC newsgathering.
  • Communicating clearly with other team members and working accurately under pressure. Prior experience in UGC newsgathering would be a clear advantage, as would evidence of an ability to identify breaking news and emerging trends on social media. However, as full training will be given, a willingness to learn quickly is at least as important.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Interest in current affairs and sound news judgment
  • Familiarity with latest features of all leading social networks
  • Strong writing capabilities
  • Video editing experience
  • Track record in identifying trending content
  • Education to first degree level
  • Mandarin is preferred as this role requires sourcing and clearing mandarin content.

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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Locations
Jakarta-Indonesia;Beijing-China;Singapore-Singapore
Req #: JREQ098865
Locations: Jakarta-Indonesia|Beijing-China|Singapore-Singapore
Job Function: News & Editorial
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