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. 3, 2017 and end in mid June, with further freelance writing commitments throughout the summer. Pay is $15/hour, and articles are paid for separately, at 50 cents 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.