Metia Group is a global digital agency working for many of the world’s leading technology businesses. Our global content team provide a wide variety of online news services to clients around the world.

Job Description:

Metia Group is looking for an online news reporter to provide live news coverage and commentary of events in the financial markets (primarily UK and US equities and ETFs).

This opportunity provides a journalist with a real opportunity to build their experience of online financial markets reporting and rapidly progress their career.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring specified financial markets and relevant news sources covering specific equities and exchange traded investments

  • Identifying market moving events/price changes and writing precise summary commentary about the news driving these changes

  • Assignment of all news stories written against the relevant taxonomy for individual instruments and collective investments

Qualifications:

  • This is an ideal opportunity for a writer to develop their skills at a fast-paced online news service with both hourly and daily deadlines.

  • Professional financial journalism experience is essential (preferably writing about investments).

  • Speed, precision and an ability to adhere to the house style are essential.

  • Fluency in English essential, knowledge of at least one other major European language is desirable.

About the role:

Based in the heart of London’s West End, you will work in a young and lively environment amongst other digital professionals drawn from many disciplines including content, social, development and media.

The proposed contract is for a six month period. After the initial contract, and subject to individual performance and client planning regarding the project, this opportunity may be converted to a full-time role.

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