Japanese Stocks Reporter - Tokyo

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Posted May 8, 2024 - Requisition No. 125143

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.

Bloomberg News is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic reporter to join our team in Tokyo and cover Japan's stock market in either Japanese or English. You will be expected to break news and produce real-time reports on stock moves in this dynamic market that boasts many players in the global tech supply chain. You will also write longer-form features and enterprise stories that resonate with local and global readers.

The Japanese stock market is at an inflection point, and to tell the story, we are seeking someone with a go-getter attitude, curiosity to explore and connect between dots, and the ability to develop diverse network of sources.

We'll trust you to:

  • Use your expertise to write smart, analytical and engaging daily market reports
  • Turn stories around quickly when news breaks
  • Monitor stock and index moves and explain reasons behind those moves to our readers
  • Spot the most interesting moves and trends through sourcing networks
  • Actively pitch story ideas on key developments and themes
  • Collaborate across teams and platforms
  • Secure interviews with influential asset managers and newsmakers

You'll need to have:

  • At least 2 years of experience in financial journalism, writing in either Japanese or English
  • A keen interest in Japan's stock market
  • The ability to write quickly, concisely and accurately under deadline
  • Proven ability to make and build sources in financial markets
  • Fluency in Japanese
  • Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organization

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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