Japanese Language News Editor - Tokyo

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Posted Jun 28, 2024 - Requisition No. 126238

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 daily 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.

The Japanese Language Bloomberg News (JBN) team delivers global coverage to Japanese readers on politics, economics and investing. As an Editor, you understand what traders and fund managers are interested in, and you are able to convey the whole picture. You do research and track down the details, and you break news that matters.

We are looking for a motivated journalist with excellent editing, curation and language skills to tell stories that matter to our Japanese audience. You will be responsible for selecting and turning English language stories into Japanese, using machine translation as needed as well as manual editing to ensure we package it in the best way for our Japanese language readers. You will exercise strong news judgment and be expected to approach readers across multiple formats, including the Terminal, mobile and digital.

We'll trust you to:

  • Curate English language news stories into Japanese, adding accurate context as needed
  • Deliver breaking-news content with speed and accuracy
  • Apply news judgement that's balanced
  • Produce front-page quality stories about global news in Japanese
  • Curate stories across formats, from the Terminal to mobile to digital

You'll need to have:

  • At least 5 years of experience turning English language news into Japanese and editing in a real-time news environment
  • An understanding of Japanese financial and business news as well as top global affairs
  • Strong editing skills to deliver breaking-news content quickly and accurately
  • A strong work ethic; be a team player and ability to work in high-pressure environment
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written Japanese & English
  • Previous reporting experience will be an advantage
  • Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organisation

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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