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Sub-Editor, IFR Asia

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 4/3/2018 4:23:39 AM Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Job Description

Sub-Editor, IFR Asia

Location: Hong Kong/Singapore/Sydney

Reuters

Business Overview

International Financing Review has been the world's leading source of capital markets intelligence for over 40 years. Its real-time, daily and weekly products are trusted sources of news and analysis for thousands of professional subscribers around the world.

Position Summary

IFR Asia is looking for an experienced sub-editor to edit its coverage of Asia's debt and equity capital markets to the highest standards. The Sub-Editor will work alongside the Desk Editor to check, proof-read and improve copy for multiple real-time and scheduled platforms, including the Thomson Reuters Eikon terminal and IFR newsletters, magazines and websites.

He or she will need to be able to edit quickly and accurately under pressure, and to add context and value to news across the whole range of capital market topics, including bond offerings, IPOs and other forms of equity raisings, bank strategies and staffing, and market regulation.

The successful candidate will need stamina and unfailing attention to detail; strong news judgment; and the ability to quickly turn around copy for final publication.

Role Responsibilities

  • Edit daily news coverage in real time to ensure accuracy, clarity, concision and adherence to house style, tracking down typos, errors, ambiguity and inconsistencies
  • Edit weekly magazine stories to showcase IFR’s depth of expertise and insight for a broad professional audience in a punchy and readable style
  • Work with reporters to surface essential information and context
  • Apply relevant metadata to ensure content reaches its targeted audiences
  • Help reformat news items across multiple CMS and publishing platforms
  • Readiness to work early shifts in rotation (if based in Hong Kong or Singapore)

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Excellent English writing and editing skills (native-speaker level)
  • Strong knowledge of, and interest for, financial markets
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Experience turning around copy from non-native English speakers
  • Positive attitude and ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience working with financial data and graphics a plus

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
Hong Kong-Hong Kong
Req #: JREQ097979
Locations: Hong Kong-Hong Kong
Job Function: News & Editorial
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