TC Media - Investment Executive
|Research Journalists (5-month contract)
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted: October 9, 2018
Deadline: November 2, 2018
Investment Executive (IE) is a national newspaper owned by TC Media that’s published 16 times a year and caters to the financial services sector. IE’s offices are located at 37 Front St. E. in Toronto.
IE 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 on a full-time basis.
The contract positions begin on Jan. 2, 2019 and end in mid to late June, with further freelance writing commitments throughout the summer and early autumn. 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 Fri. Nov. 2 at 5 pm EST with a cover e-mail stating 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.
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