Financial News Editor, MT Newswires - Telecommute

Location
Telecommute or Bethesda, MD
Salary
$DoE
Posted
Feb 19, 2019
Closes
Mar 19, 2019
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

MT Newswires (mtnewswires.com), a leading real time global markets financial news publisher, is seeking an energetic and experienced Financial News Editors to oversea our global team of veteran financial journalists. This is a telecommute role with the option of working out of our Bethesda, MD headquarters.

MT Newswires is seeking a skilled, and experienced managing editors for its fast-paced global financial news service. Candidates are invigorated by the demands of overseeing a fast-paced newswire and global team of veteran financial reporters.

Applicants will meet and maintain MT Newswires' high standards through precise and concise editing, sharp and informative headlines and distinctive presentation, while taking on additional responsibilities.

These individuals will independently and quickly make decisions about breaking news, coordinate with global managing editors to manage strategy on across all coverage regions and news categories.

Candidates understand the demands of a fast paced news cycle and must be comfortable with making high-level news decisions. These editors have excellent communication skills and are able to move fast, decisively and support colleagues in their work by giving clear direction. The role also requires a strong appreciation of the needs of our numerous North American, European and Asian clients and distribution partners.

Successful candidates must have exceptional news judgment and the ability to sharply edit and elevate stories of all types with speed and depth under deadline pressure. In addition to breaking news and top news of the day, these editors will work on unique, client specific reporting requirements.

Experience in digital journalism and experience at other financial wire services (Dow Jones Newswires, S&P, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, etc.) is a big plus.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willing to telecommute (option to commute to Bethesda, MD office for those in DMV area);
  • Experience writing and editing financial market news for a business and/or financial publication;
  • History of news gathering and writing in a real-time environment for a demanding digital readership that pays close attention to what you produce and uses it as significant input into investment decisions;
  • Analysis of market-relevant fundamentals data and the ability to draw out strong narratives concerning market trends and potential market changes;
  • Significant editing experience.


ABOUT MT NEWSWIRES:

Founded in 1999, MT Newswires (a division of MidnightTrader, Inc.) is a leading real time multi-asset class financial newswire headquartered in Bethesda, MD. The Company is growing rapidly and looking for experienced and energetic editors and reporters to be part of an experienced, industry leading team of business journalists serving many of the largest financial institutions.

COMPENSATION:

Pay is on the high end of the industry scale. The Company has a tremendous record of retaining employees over its 20 year history.

CONTACT:

We are looking to hire experienced business editors right away. Please send your resume and cover letter by completing the application form below.

**All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets.

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