|Research Journalist (3 contract positions)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: October 4, 2017
Deadline: October 30, 2017
Investment Executive (IE) 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.
IE is looking for three entry-level research journalists to conduct a series of surveys with key members of the financial services industry, contribute story ideas and write related articles for a special Report Card on a full-time basis.
The contract positions begin on Jan. 2, 2018 and end in mid to late 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 IE.
Ideal applicants are recent journalism graduates with less than two years of experience, who are available and committed to fulfilling a full-time contract for six months.
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.
Interested candidates can send their resumes along with three published writing samples and three references by Mon. Oct. 30 at 5 pm EST. Please state in your application that you found this job on Jeff Gaulin's Journalism Job Board.
We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
37 Front Street East
Web address: http://tctranscontinental.com