To deliver a consistently excellent and highly relevant, real-time financial top news feed, written in Japanese.
1DTo deliver a top-quality and highly relevant real-time news feed for our website with the aim of improving our natural search rankings and driving qualified traffic to our website
2DTo write excellent articles for the feed in a timely fashion using original sourcing
3DTo work quickly with minimal supervision, researching, writing and editing confidently on a wide range of topics, from company earnings reports to major political or economic news affecting financial markets
4DTo engage and work effectively with a global team of writers producing the feed, ensuring therefs continuity of content and also a local feel to the news produced in your time zone
5DTo continually develop knowledge and understanding of the best-practice principles of SEO copy
6DTo become an expert in IGfs products, services, and the wide-ranging consequences of financial and economic events
A versatile financial news writer or copywriter, with a strong eye for detail even while producing speedy, timely articles
Excellent writing skills demonstrating a dynamic and variable style, concerned with getting key messages across quickly and efficiently
A business-minded professional confident, friendly and down to earth
An independent worker, but also great communicator: The role is for self-starters who will work with minimal supervision, but they must be able to work as part of a global team, picking up and handing over from one time zone to the next as part of a global network of writers.
A thoughtful and decisive individual, capable of owning and rationalising creative decisions but equally receptive to feedback.
An organised but creative thinker, capable of writing to tight deadlines and challenging constraints
Well organised and efficient, with exceptional attention to detail
Evidence of strong writing skills
Evidence of experience or knowledge of SEO writing techniques
Ability to work at pace to tight deadlines
Evidence of having worked with minimal supervision
A passion for, and basic understanding of, financial markets, and the political and economic factors that influence them
Degree educated (graded 2:2 or above)
The position is an initial one-year contract, but extension/going permanent would be considered.