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Sub-editor, EMEA Companies

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 2/16/2018 6:30:28 AM London, United Kingdom
Job Description

Business Unit: Reuters Editorial

Position Title:  Sub Editor, EMEA Companies (two positions available)

Location: London

Requisition No: JREQ099385

Role Summary:

Reuters is looking for two experienced journalists for its news desk in London to edit company news stories from Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The successful candidates will be cheerleaders for high-quality business journalism and will work collaboratively with reporters across the region to ensure the delivery of fast and sharp company stories about companies ​on our financial desktop, Thomson Reuters Eikon, and for our broader media and consumer audience. These are roles for outward-looking and curious editors who will also be called on to help edit the broader news file, including politics, economics and sport. The roles will include shifts and some weekend working.

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

The roles require a cool head and good communication skills. The successful candidates will be able to handle real-time breaking news under intense competitive pressure, and to edit some of the biggest business stories of the day to the highest standard. Experience editing or writing stories about major companies is essential. An understanding of commodities news, economics or financial markets would be a distinct advantage.

Technical /Professional Skills & Competencies:

Essential Skills:

  • Solid experience reporting or editing at a major news organization
  • Proven skill at writing or editing sophisticated companies stories
  • Ability to bullet-proof copy and spot gaps in stories
  • Ability to write with flair and insight
  • Understanding of multimedia needs, including graphics

Desired Skills:

  • Additional Languages and experience of working in a variety of locations
  • Ability to produce simple financial graphics

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 #: JREQ099385
Locations: London-United Kingdom
Job Function: News & Editorial
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