China Company News Correspondent

Reuters is looking for an enterprising, ambitious and experienced company news journalist with strong writing skills and a flair for storytelling to join the China company news team.

The successful candidate will cover China's huge auto industry as well as the biggest changes in consumption patterns driven by innovations in technology and the shifting spending habits of the country's 1.4 billion people.

China's car market, the world's largest, is shifting gears to electric vehicles, hybrids and plug-ins, while support for autonomous driving is luring global carmakers and tech giants. Regulation is in flux, with strict emissions targets being brought in to help propel the EV market and cut urban smog. Chinese carmakers are looking to break into overseas markets, while global auto firms are also pushing for greater access in China.

In autos and beyond, technological innovation is changing the face of Chinese consumption: virtual reality, artificial intelligence, digital payments and the amazing penetration of smartphones. A sharing economy is exploding alongside online streaming and e-commerce, while big data is redrawing the lines of how people shop.

We are looking for a team player with great ideas and the ability to conceptualize them to tell this exciting story for a global audience.

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world's largest independent multimedia news provider, reaching more than one billion people every day. Over 2,500 journalists in nearly 200 locations around the globe deliver unparalleled international and national news coverage in 16 languages with speed, impartiality and insight to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, global media organizations and directly to consumers on Reuters.com. Reuters stays true to the letter and spirit of the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles, ensuring independence, integrity and freedom from bias.

  • At least 3-4 years' experience in financial journalism
  • Strong knowledge of China's auto and consumer sectors an advantage
  • Fluent English and Mandarin
  • Ability to break stories and articulate ideas
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment

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