Reuters is seeking a candidate who can speak fluent English and German to join its real-time news operation in Gdansk, Poland.

The reporter will work in a fast-paced, international environment and get to produce headlines about German, Austrian and Swiss companies, translate stories for a German-speaking audience, produce multimedia packages and become part of Reuters' global network.

Trading desks, hedge funds and asset managers at major multinational banks use the subscription-based Eikon terminal to get fast and accurate information to base their investment decisions on. Your stories for Reuters will also be seen by our media clients, on and other extensions available to read for everyone. Reuters news and information reaches one billion people every day.

About the role

As our German-speaking news reporter, you will:

  • Write headlines and news summaries accurately, quickly and with high standards of credibility, in accordance with Reuters principles and operating standards
  • Search through approved sources to grasp and translate news
  • Identify market-moving figures and comments to filter out news stories from sources including electronic news releases, conferences calls, webcasts
  • Translate market reports, general, political and company news stories from English to German and from German to English
  • Apply news judgment and picking relevant news and package it for Reuters News online clients 
  • Select and package news stories with relevant pictures, videos and graphics

To be our German speaking news reporter, you will have:

  • Fluency in English and German
  • Knowledge of corporate activity, stock markets and financial vocabulary, or an ability to gain such knowledge quickly
  • Comfort with handling financial data and facts accurately and quickly
  • Strong news judgment
  • Strong translation skills
  • Ability to write with speed, clarity, accuracy and freedom from bias
  • A sound command of grammar, spelling, punctuation
  • An ability to work under time pressure
  • Willingness to undertake shifts

What is in it for you

At Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:

  • Global career: As a global company, we can offer a truly international career and progression opportunities
  • Learning and development: On the job learning and coaching with an intensive training package. We also have a dedicated training team focused on the continuous development of our journalists
  • Benefits: We offer competitive salary packages and market leading benefits including paid volunteering days and a wellbeing scheme including private healthcare and Multisport card
  • Perks: Work alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and a team who provide unmatched, award-winning coverage of the world’s most important stories

About Reuters

Reuters is the world's largest multimedia news provider. Founded in 1851, it is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias. With unmatched coverage in more than 16 languages, and reaching billions of people worldwide every day, Reuters provides trusted intelligence that powers humans and machines to make smart decisions. It supplies business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktop terminals, the world's media organisations, industry events and directly to consumers. Reuters: The Real World in Real Time

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