Headline News Reporter fluent in French

Thomson Reuters
  • Location
    Gdynia, Poland
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 06

Position description

You and your team:

Reuters is seeking French speaking candidates to join its real-time news operation in Gdynia, which produces headlines, writes short stories and packages multimedia news content. The reporters will work in a fast-paced, international environment and get to write stories in English for the world’s top news agency about the most exciting companies in the $3 trillion French and Benelux stock markets.

Why is this job important?

Trading desks, hedge funds and asset managers at major multinational banks use subscription-based Reuters Eikon terminal to get fast & accurate information to base their investment decision. Your stories for Reuters will also be seen on Reuters.com and other extensions available to read for everyone. Reuters news and information reaches one billion people every day.

In your role you will be responsible for:

  • Write headlines and news summaries accurately, quickly and with high standards of credibility, in accordance with Reuters principles and operating standards
  • Search through approved sources to grasp and translate news from local language into English 
  • Identify market-moving figures and comments to filter out news stories from sources including electronic news releases, conferences calls, Webcasts

Qualifications - What do you need to bring?

  • Fluency in French and English 
  • Strong translation skills: English→French and French→English
  • Strong news judgment
  • Ability to write with speed, clarity, accuracy and freedom from bias
  • A sound command of grammar, spelling, punctuation
  • Comfort with handling financial data and facts accurately and quickly
  • Basic knowledge of multimedia journalism
  • Knowledge of corporate activity, stock markets and financial vocabulary, or an ability to gain such knowledge quickly
  • An ability to work under time pressure
  • Willingness to undertake shifts, work on weekends

Our offer:

  • Job in an international, dynamic environment where you contribute to building innovative solutions for business professionals. 
  • Intensive training package. 
  • Wellbeing scheme including private healthcare and Multisport card.
  • Company social incentives.
  • High standards of ethics in the workplace.
  • Networking opportunities.
  • ‚Äč2 additional days off for voluntary activities

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.

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