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Digital Producer

Reference
JREQ085558
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Digital, Marketing & Public Relations, Media & Communications
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Expiry Date
16/08/2017
Reuters is looking for a journalist with a passion for social media and a talent for editing video.

Job Description

Description

We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Business Unit: Reuters
Position Title: Digital Producer - Reuters.com
Location: London
Requisition No: JREQ085558

 

On application for this role, please submit both a CV and coverletter.

Role Summary: 


Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at Reuters.com.


Reuters is looking for a journalist with a passion for social media and a talent for editing video. Based in London, you'll be working with the UK.Reuters.com team to update social media platforms and create social videos. The job requires a working knowledge of social tools and video editing software such as Adobe Premiere.

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities: 

  • Coordinating and executing promotion and distribution of stories, videos, photos and graphics on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social platforms on which Reuters engages.
  • Planning and crafting social assets around major enterprise and investigation projects
  • Creating social content to draw global audience to Reuters news.
  • Upholding the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles

 

Key Relationships: 


The role requires relationships across Reuters news, with reporters around the world and throughout the newsroom. Producers report to the regional social editor and global social editor as well as working with an international team. 

Qualifications

Essential Skills and Experience: 

  • Knowledge of social media platforms and a strong personal participation that reflects some level of expertise and understanding of SocialFlow, Facebook Live, Twitter Moments, Video Publishing and Scribble Live
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective writing skills
  • Excellent news judgment and ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced news environment with tight deadlines

 

Desired Skills and Experience: 

  • Additional languages
  • Knowledge of Reuters Media Express, Eikon News and Messaging, Reuters Picture Archive, Reuters Graphics Server

Education/ Certifications: 

  • Solid journalism experience
  • Bachelor degree or above (journalism preferred but not necessary)

 

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest independent multimedia news provider, reaching more than one billion people every day. Over 2,500 journalists in nearly 200 locations around the globe deliver unparalleled international and national news coverage in 16 languages with speed, impartiality and insight to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world’s media organizations and directly to consumers on Reuters.com. Reuters stays true to the letter and spirit of the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles, ensuring independence, integrity and freedom from bias.



NB: Flexible working options will be considered as part of this application. E.g. Job shares

If you believe you can bring something special to this role, we want to hear from you. You may have a non-traditional career path, education or background. If you meet the minimum qualifications for the role, let us know in a cover letter with your application. Reuters depends on diversity of thought and you could be just what we need. 


At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit careers.thomsonreuters.com.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com