Reuters FX Buzz, European Editor

Location
London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
16 Jun 2018
Ref
JREQ103313
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Product or Service:

The role involves editing file from the FX BUZZ product, which provides real time analysis of the foreign exchange market. The product covers the major currency pairings and can take the form of bullets, comments and columns. The product is read by treasury dealing rooms both sell and buy side of the market and speed and accuracy are key. 

Role Summary:

The job will involve editing file and ensuring that headlines have impact and pull the reader into the body of the file while being relevant to a broad readership. A flair for writing compelling headlines and leads. Adept at creating clear charts and visualizations to highlight market trends and anomalies. Comfortable using basic technical analysis (Fibonacci retracements) to bolster arguments.

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities:

To edit real-time commentary on the foreign exchange market and the factors driving it, but it will also include opportunities to write original content. Editing will include short-form analyses and longer form columns.

Key Relationships:

The FX BUZZ teams in London and New York, headed by Burton Frierson and Peter Stoneham.

Essential Skills / Experience Required:

  • Experienced journalist with experience covering financial markets
  • Knowledge of Eikon and/or Datastream
  • Sharp writer who can help turn data into compelling arguments and ideas in short-form content and longer form columns
  • Flair for writing compelling headlines and leads
  • Adept at creating clear charts and visualizations to highlight market trends and anomalies
  • Comfortable using basic technical analysis (Fibonacci retracements) to bolster arguments


Desired Skills/Experience Required:

  • Comfortable with the inter-market relationships between bonds, FX and equities
  • Able to link together technical indicators to arrive at a market view
  • Understand the fundamental drivers that move financial markets
  • Knowledge of economic indicators and their likely impact on financial markets


Education / Certifications:

  • Required: Experienced journalist
  • Preferred: STA Diploma (this would be advantagous but is by no means neccessary)


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