Job Title: Asia Reporter, Central Banking and FX Week
Salary: HKD$28,500 - HKD$33,500 per month
Location: Hong Kong
Type Of Employment: Full-time
The Asia Reporter will report to the London-based News Editor and Editor of Central Banking and Editor of FX Week.
FX Week is the leading source of insider news and analysis on the fast-changing business of foreign exchange. Central Banking is a leading publication covering public policy and financial markets, with an emphasis on central banks, sovereign funds, international financial institutions and financial market infrastructure.
The Asia-Pacific reporter will be responsible for covering major policy decisions, breaking news and writing in-depth, analytical features from across the region, which will appear online, in print and in our new apps for both brands.
The position would suit someone who can demonstrate an interest in financial journalism and wants to develop their career working on well-respected brands. Candidates should be able to build contacts and technical knowledge quickly and write to a high level of accuracy on a complex subject.
Travelling to attend industry conferences or interview market-leading executives is expected.
1: Ensuring a regular stream of high-value, exclusive, analytical content – both news and features – which will appear online, in print, and on the app version.
2: Closely coordinating with other members of the FX Week and Central Banking editorial teams
3: Developing contacts and speaking to senior executives on a daily basis by phone and in person.
Understanding of and interest in capital markets, central banking policy, foreign exchange and sovereign asset management
Skills & Abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organisational skills
Ability to prioritise a busy workload
Ability to build business relationships at all levels
Ability to manage a high level of confidentiality
Ability to manage with a dual reporting structure
Able to demonstrate an interest in financial journalism – for example, through previous experience, internships.
Degree level, preferably in economics. Fluency in Chinese, Japanese or another Asian language an advantage
Accept personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Can be relied upon to achieve excellent results with little need for oversight.
Adapt easily to changing business needs, conditions and work responsibilities. Adapt approach, goals and methods to achieve successful solutions and results in dynamic situations.
Convey clear, timely, persuasive messages that positively influence the thoughts and actions of others.
Make timely decisions without sacrificing quality even under ambiguous circumstances.
Influence others within the organisation to be excited, enthused and committed to furthering the organisation’s objectives.
Demonstrate strong technical skills required for the role, pay attention to detail, take initiative to broaden knowledge.
Standard Hong Kong contract, details to be specified by HR
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