Organisation: Thomson Reuters Foundation
Job type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
At the Thomson Reuters Foundation we stand for free, independent journalism, human rights, women’s empowerment, and the rule of law. We expose corruption worldwide and play a leading role in the fight against human trafficking. We use the skills, values, and expertise of Thomson Reuters to run programmes that trigger real change and empower people around the world. We tackle global issues. We achieve lasting impact.
With over 90 staff members around the world, including 45 editorial staff, and offices in 16 locations across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe, the Foundation is a point of reference in the corporate philanthropic world and a respected source of humanitarian news. Some of our high-profile initiatives include:
We are seeking a talented, high-energy senior sub-editor with excellent writing skills and news judgment to help ensure the file produced by our global team of nearly 45 journalists and more than 150 freelancers is of the highest standard. You will be UK-based and work with the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s award-winning global news team to produce unique stories that have impact and bring under-reported human rights issues to light. You will play a major role in ensuring all stories are fair, accurate and impartial with compelling headlines, leads and golden quotes and help commission and manage freelance copy.
You will work with a team of journalists and freelancers around the world to uncover stories of real lives impacted by climate change, human trafficking, a lack of property rights, and discrimination against women and other vulnerable communities. You will help to shape these stories and come up with ideas for exclusive stories. You will also help promote our stories and the work of the Thomson Reuters Foundation to an international audience. You will help mentor up-and-coming journalists from around the world. You will help to devise and compile new ways of multi-media storytelling.
If you are excited about working for an international news organisation that has extraordinary reach and you want to have impact, this could be the job for you. The position requires a proven track record in pioneering journalism and a desire to make a real difference on humanitarian issues.
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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