Headline News Reporter - Nordics

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Headline News Reporter - Nordics

You and your team:

Reuters is seeking a reporter, speaking one of the Nordic languages (Danish, Finish, Swedish, Norwegian), to join its real-time news operation in Gdynia, which produces headlines, stories and news summaries on listed companies across the Nordic region. The combined $1.5 trillion worth financial market is center to some of the most innovative technology companies in the world..

You will join a team of 40 reporters based in Gdynia and cooperate with equity reporters across Europe.

Why is this job important?

Our team sends news alerts on listed companies across Europe in near real-time to our flagship product Eikon. We write short market moving stories. Our key clients are mostly international banks' trading desks, hedge funds and asset managers. They use these alerts to make day-to-day trading decisions.

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

What do you need to bring?

  • Fluency in English and in one of the Nordic languages (Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian)
  • Strong translation skills
  • 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 and undertake shift work
  • An ability to work independently as well as a team member

We 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
  • Two additional days off for voluntary activities

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