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 asset, as 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.