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The Senior Reporter will cover the consumer and leisure sectors in Japan. He / she will be responsible for interviewing company executives and market experts regarding M&A and investment strategies and market trends to compile into intelligence reports.
Preference will be given to candidates that have an established source network and a proven track record in breaking scoops.
Key responsibilities : Interview Japan-based companies and market experts regarding M&A strategies and market trendsTake charge of the consumer and leisure sectors and remain informed on companies, deals, activities, and trendsCommunicate and cooperate with local and regional team membersMaintain and expand source network Essential Qualifications : Fluent in Japanese and English (articles will be written in English)Strong English writing skillsEnglish editing skills a plusAbility to work under deadline pressureKnowledge of the financial marketsGood interpersonal skillsAbility to multitask, good time management skillsWork experience in journalism preferredBachelor’s degree or equivalent