Oct 6, 2017
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Freelance Research Journalists Needed to Write for Investment Executive newspaper

Company: Investment Executive – Posted by: Brian – Preferred job location: Anywhere

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Freelance Research Journalists Needed to Write for Investment Executive newspaper

Job Description:

Investment Executive is looking for three entry-level research journalists to conduct a series of surveys with key members of the financial services sector, contribute story ideas and write related articles for a special Report Card series.

Candidates should be self-starters, confident, inquisitive, hard-working and very comfortable conducting thorough telephone interviews in survey format as their entire work days will be spent conducting interviews. Candidates should also demonstrate strong writing skills; as well, they must also be able to work very efficiently and under tight time constraints. Fluency in French is a significant assetas is experience in business journalism.

The contract positions begin on Jan. 2, 2018 and end in mid June, with further freelance writing commitments throughout the summer. Pay is $16/hour, and articles are paid for separately, at 50¢ a word. Those hired will each have a minimum of five articles published in Investment Executive.

Investment Executive is a national newspaper owned by TC • Media that’s published 16 times a year for the financial services industry. Our offices are located at 37 Front Street East in Toronto.

Ideal applicants: Recent journalism graduates with less than two years of experience, who are available and committed to fulfilling a full-time contract for six months.

Interested candidates can apply by submitting their resume along with three published writing samples and three references by Mon. Oct. 30 at 5 pm EST.


  • Employer: Investment Executive | Salary: ($16/hour, plus 50 cents/word) | Job Type: | Category: | Job source: | [ Research the Employer ] | Job expires in 10 days or sooner.


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