6 hours
2017-12-152018-01-14

Market Correspondent

NBC
Hong Kong
  • Job Code
    36696BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Market Correspondent

Jobid 23768-384836

Location: Hong Kong, HKG

Description **Job Number** 36696BR

**Job Title** Market Correspondent

**Business Segment** CNBC

**Sub-Business** CNBC International

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** CNBC is the recognized global leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information. CNBC’s international operations include regional networks in Europe and Asia-Pacific that provide the latest market information, unrivalled coverage of breaking news, in-depth analysis, and interviews with business leaders. CNBC in Europe reaches more than 110 million households, in addition to leading banks, financial institutions, and hotels across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. CNBC in Asia-Pacific reaches more than 70 million households in 21 countries. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** Hong Kong

**State** - -

**City** Hong Kong

**Responsibilities**

OVERVIEW



The Correspondent works with the CNBC.com APAC editorial team to produce stories using a content management system, pitch story ideas, and report and write original news and analysis stories for a fast-paced, business and financial news website.

**Qualifications/Requirements**

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES



- Pitching, reporting and writing markets-focused news and analysis stories about banking and finance in Hong Kong, as well as the financial sector and wider business issues in mainland China itself

- Packaging story copy including graphics and appropriate links to CNBC.com standards, making it compelling to CNBC.com readers

- Writing fast and accurate breaking news copy

- Researching financial markets data for appropriate stories and content on the site

- Making use of social media and other tools to promote CNBC.com content

- Updating CNBC.com pages in a timely and accurate manner, assign stories and sub-edit copy



SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE



Relevant university degree required

- In-depth knowledge of financial markets and business and economic news, particularly in Hong Kong, mainland China and elsewhere in Asia

- Demonstrated experience of writing financial markets-focused stories on a regular basis

- Self-starter, with the ability to make decisions quickly in a fast-paced environment

- Excellent verbal communication skills to foster good relations with colleagues as well as contacts and sources

- Good eye for detail, ability to submit clean, accurate copy

- Keen eye for detail and an inquisitive mind with a view to sub-editing copy

- Initiative to follow up on story ideas and be a proactive reporter

- Demonstrated ability to prioritize a wide range of tasks coupled with the ability to operate under tight deadlines efficiently & accurately



REQUIREMENTS



- A clear understanding of CNBC’s editorial and programming priorities

- A flexible attitude to working different shifts occasionally when required

- Fluency in English

- Experience of working in content management systems desirable

- Experience of working for a leading wire service or business news website desirable

- Ability to speak Mandarin or Cantonese would be an advantage



The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



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