Reuters: Equities Correspondent, India

EQUITIES CORRESPONDENT, INDIA

Job ID: CK07-2379

Description:
Reuters is a global information company providing indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Our information is trusted and drives decision making across the globe. We have a reputation for speed, accuracy and freedom from bias.

Location: New Delhi or Mumbai, India

Terms Offered Under: Local Terms

Immediate Manager: Senior Equities Correspondent, India

Recruiting Manager: Editor South Asia

Contact with question:
Bureau Chief, Bombay
Senior Equities Correspondent, India

Deadline for Applications: 30 November, 2007

JOB DESCRIPTION – Role and Responsibilities

India is looking for an equities correspondent in New Delhi to cover some of the top companies in the telecoms, pharmaceuticals, energy and automobiles sectors. The job requires strong writing skills and an analytical mind to report on rapidly growing companies with global ambitions, as well as the booming stock market.

The job requires an understanding of mergers and acquisitions, fund raising and corporate earnings and a proven ability to cover international conferences, interview visiting CEOs, file alerts from the field, write a quick updates and regularly write analytical, stand-back reports to explain the Indian story to a global audience.

The candidate must be a strong team player and a self starter with exceptional networking skills as she/he will have to report local and international events in an extremely competitive environment and cooperate with equities reporters in Mumbai and Bangalore as well as the treasury, energy, commodities and general news reporters in the Delhi bureau. The successful candidate should be able to write cross-border stories with equities reporters based in other Asian bureaux.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS- Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Prior knowledge of the Indian corporate sector and stock markets as well as market contacts is desirable.
An accurate, fast and tenacious reporter with strong writing skills and news judgement. A track record of initiative reporting and breaking news, snapping from news conferences and analytical writing is a must.
Proven record of building sources and breaking stories, teamwork, diplomacy.
Broad writing experience valued; equities experience an advantage
Ability to write quick and effective market reports.
Fluent English spoken and written.
Ability to work well under extreme pressure

Reuters is a company that does business in more than 90 countries, speaks over 130 languages, and values people with different experiences and styles of working, thinking, communicating, challenging and leading. Building on our longstanding principles of integrity and freedom from bias, we value diversity.

Reuters seeks to create an inclusive, diversity-of-thought culture which recognizes that different types of thinking stem from different dimensions of diversity. Striving to create an inclusive work environment, Reuters makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified diverse individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other group status protected by law.

Requirements:

Regional Area India
Business Code INY-00-DIA31-Text Bureau 1
Job Board Category Journalist
Matching Expertise Editorial – Journalism
Location India – New Delhi

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