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Japanese Speaking Researcher. Job in City Of Westminster FOX8 Jobs

City Of Westminster, London
£22,000 to £23,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Japanese Media Company, a leading Japanese news agency, is currently seeking a full time researcher / reporter to join our London office. Responsibilities include: • Monitoring UK and Japanese media daily for news stories • Compiling research on a variety of topics for Japanese correspondents • Assisting correspondents with all aspects of the news gathering process, including: arranging and conducting interviews for stories, transcribing interviews for Japanese correspondents • Attending media events (and occasionally sporting events) where necessary • Writing articles for English-language service, with the possibility of being published in Japan s biggest English-language paper • Working some weekends and weekday evenings where necessary Required skills: • Business-level proficiency in Japanese and English • Excellent research/newsgathering skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (e.g. comfortable if called upon to interview high-profile individuals) • Strong interest in news media, with a good knowledge of current affairs and ability to spot emerging stories • Proactive attitude towards identifying/pitching stories of interest • Ability to work under pressure and good team player • Ability to work flexibly, including occasional travel and irregular hours, where required Other desirable skills: • Experience working in media/newsroom environment • Knowledge of social media as a newsgathering tool • Strong IT skills 22k - 23k depending on experience, plus a discretionary bonus twice a year • Monday to Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm, excluding 1 hour lunch break • 25 days per year, plus bank holidays • Overtime allowance, Business trip allowance, A monthly travel card from zone 1 to 6 depending on where you live, Pension
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  • Job Reference: 702842300-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: JAC Recruitment
    JAC Recruitment
  • Location: City Of Westminster, London
  • Salary: £22,000 to £23,000
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment
  • Job Type: Permanent