Ref: MW43916

<Temporary> Japanese-speaking Researcher (Ref: MW43916)

Sector Research/Marketing/Analyst
Type Full-time, Temp/Contract/Project
Location London
Salary (Annual) £20,000 - 25,000 / Year
A media company is currently looking for a Japanese-speaking Researcher.
The job involves the gathering relevant information as well as schedule and interview arrangement.
The ideal candidate should have a keen interest in business, finance and international affairs and journalism, and is expected to have a flexible working attitude.
Understanding of Japanese culture and some Japanese skill would be advantageous.
TYPE: Temporary, Full-time (There is a high potential to become permanent contract)
SALARY: £20-25K depending on experience
HOURS: 9:00am - 5:00pm. Monday - Friday
START: ASAP
LOCATION: London

RESPONSIBILITY:
1. Research
Conducting research on a range of current affairs topics
Reporting findings back to correspondents in a clear, succinct manner
Making short, effective summaries of assigned topics

2. Press Conferences/Interviews
Attending conferences, taking notes and reporting findings back to the Editorial Bureau
Conducting short interviews both in person and by telephone
Gathering information and comments from a wide range of people on specified topics

3. Deadlines
Working under pressure and meeting time limits in a busy newsroom
Ability to adapt to the demands of working with a 24hr news cycle

4. Other Ad-hoc Duties
Various other administrative support tasks for the editorial department


REQUISITE SKILLS:
Essential
A demonstrable interest in Economics, Business or Finance
A good eye for accuracy and detail
Ability to engage with people of all levels confidently
Ability to communicate ideas efficiently and clearly
Excellent command of English language

Preferred
Knowledge of Japanese culture and language
Experience working within the media or within a research role
European language ability


** All applicants must have the right to work in the UK as the Company is not able to offer visa support.
Updated: 17 days ago
Ref: MW43916