Tax Researcher/News Assistant

Location
New York, New York
Salary
competitive
Posted
May 23, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions, and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the largest law firms in the U.S. and around the world, in-house counsel at major corporations, and key decision-makers in the government sector.

We are currently looking to hire a Tax Researcher to join our growing team. Tax Researchers play an integral part in assisting with the production of our legal newswire, Law360 Tax Authority, and report to our Assistant Managing Editors.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Researching and pitching story ideas
  • Assist correspondents with legal research and document sourcing
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of search routines
  • Assist in the filing of open records and freedom of information requests
  • Corresponding with readers and sources
  • Maintaining conference and event calendars
  • Assisting reporters with advisory board meetings and background research
  • Write news briefs and occasional articles


Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated research and writing skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Interest in pursuing a career in journalism
  • Preferences:
  • Media or publishing industry experience
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field
  • Research experience

 

Qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.

 

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