Japanese Language Finance Reporter - Tokyo

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Posted Jun 7, 2024 - Requisition No. 125821

Bloomberg News is one of the biggest financial and business news organizations in the world. We lead the way in breaking news and providing analysis on financial markets, from intraday coverage through to in-depth features. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

Bloomberg News is looking for an enthusiastic Japanese Language reporter to drive our coverage of securities companies, one of the most important beats in the financial industry. You will join a team of reporters across Tokyo and other bureaus to break news on corporate M&As and large investments involving brokerage firms across the board from the major players to smaller outfits.

We'll trust you to:

  • Be passionate about breaking news
  • Be a self-driver with excellent news judgment and ability to develop sources across the industries as needed to ensure we are competitive on the biggest stories
  • Spot underlying themes and new trends in the industry
  • Collaborate with colleagues across teams, groups, regions, and platforms, including working hand-in-hand with English-language reporters and editors

You'll need to have:

  • At least 5 years of experience working in business journalism including writing for publication in Japanese
  • A solid understanding of the corporate culture in Japan and basic knowledge of the finance industry
  • Passion for career growth and willingness to embrace change
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders
  • A strong work ethic; and the ability to work in a high-pressure environment
  • Fluency in both written and spoken Japanese
  • Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organization

We'd also like to see:

  • Working level English would be an advantage

Life at Bloomberg is many things, but it’s never dull. We’re a truly global business with a truly diverse workforce. We pride ourselves on being open, inclusive and collaborative, and provide a work environment that inspires our employees to be their best. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive healthcare coverage, and programs to support you and your family through different life stages, from parental leave to generous retirement savings plans.

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: https://www.bloomberg.com/professional

Learn more about our office and benefits:

Tokyo | www.bloomberg.com/tokyo

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