BBC News is looking for a business and economics writer to join its New York bureau.
The successful candidate will cover the main US economic and corporate news of the day for the BBC's award winning web-site. In addition they will be expected to find and develop original feature ideas.
To do this job you will need to be a quick and competent writer, and be familiar with the US business and economics agenda. You should have a sharp news sense and genuine enthusiasm for the subject. You will need to be resilient enough to work on your own most of the time, but flexible enough to tailor your work to the varying demands of many parts of a large, complex news organisation.
The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of online writing experience. An interest in, and some experience of broadcast production may come in handy.
You MUST demonstrate:
The job will involve occasional travel.
If you wish to be considered for this job, do NOT call.
To apply please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Emails MUST have the subject heading, "Online reporter application" and contain a resume and some examples of published work. The body of the email will serve as your covering letter.
Applications in any other form may not be seen, and will not be considered.