Dow Jones Newswires seeks a Berlin reporter

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The German service of Dow Jones Newswires is seeking a reporter in Berlin to cover economic and political developments with clear a focus on energy policy, including reporting on the main utilities in this sector in Germany

You will:

  • Report on economic and political developments in Berlin with a strong focus on energy policy
  • Report on several DAX companies and mid/small caps in the energy sector
  • Cover earnings, M&A activities, new orders, changes in the management team and developments in the respective industry
  • Write flash headlines, fills, updates, analytical pieces and previews
  • Attend press conferences and industry events
  • Usie news judgment to assess news priorities.
  • Generate story ideas
  • Conduct interviews in person and on the phone
  • Cultivate a network of sources
  • Work with other corporate reporters across the EMEA region, Asia-Pacific and the Americas

You have:

  • Excellent German skills since the working language is German (not English)
  • Experience in corporate and government reporting
  • Know-how in the energy sector
  • A real-time focus
  • Proven writing and editing skills to make also complex subjects understandable
  • Proven ability to write fast, accurate and authoritative real-time copy on the main story of the day and the ambition to execute original enterprise pieces for our online and print platforms
  • Understanding of how corporations report earnings, how economies are being measured and how financial markets react to news
  • Ability to juggle speed and accuracy at the same time. The jobholder must be able to work in a high-pressure environment effectively with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

You will report to Andrea Thomas, team leader of the German language reporters in the Berlin office.

To apply, go here.