Call for Reuters’ Bureau Chief Position

Deadline: not mentioned, ASAP.

 

Reuters is looking for a Russia&CIS bureau chief to run coverage of Russia and its near neighbors, including Ukraine and central Asia.

 

The job requires a candidate with a nuanced understanding of Russia’s political, economic and corporate landscape and the ability to organize a large team of reporters.

 

The successful candidate will have a keen understanding of corporate and financial news and a proven ability to generate great ideas and to edit and write with comfort and authority across the file.

 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Exceptional news judgment. You will be able to break news and be ultra-competitive on complex, fast-moving breaking news even as you drive insightful enterprise journalism.
  • A proven ability to lead from the front. Able to set priorities in a busy coverage agenda and to lead a large team.
  • Sound understanding of reader and client needs across all financial asset classes.
  • Proven ability to generate great ideas and to edit and write with comfort and authority across the file.
  • An ability to work closely with visuals colleagues.
  • Proven leadership and mentoring skills. We want someone with a gift for inspiring excellent work from a team and for identifying and nurturing talent.
  • A track record of working collaboratively with editors and reporters in different locations.
  • A deep knowledge of the Russian story and an understanding of the key players and issues.
  • A keen understanding of and interest in corporate and financial news.
  • Diplomatic skills.
  • Fluent Russian is essential.

Additional languages will be an advantage.

 

There is no deadline mention in the official call. For the application submission please visit the official webpage.