Work Reporter, CNBC Make It
Location: New York, New York
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive
CNBC Digital is looking to hire a talented reporter to develop its Work coverage under the NYC-based CNBC Make It brand. CNBC Make It is a fast-growing, consumer-friendly section of CNBC, devoted to aspirational content about success, money, work, and life.
The Work Reporter will be responsible for pitching and writing engaging content that inspires and informs the curious reader about the complexities, challenges and opportunities of today’s changing workplaces. This reporter will focus on expanding CNBC’s digital coverage of news and trends related to the changing global workforce, workplace psychology, and productivity. This reporter will generate stories based on interviews, news and data, as well as enterprise stories and concepts for larger packages and lists.
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated body of work in this coverage area, strong reporting skills, as well as a knack for making complex subjects interesting and relatable and will be able to produce quick takes on the news as well as profiles and service stories.
Responsibilities could include, but are not limited to:
Generating story ideas, reporting, writing, and creating digital content.Collaborating with the digital video team to create informative and highly engaging videos.Helping grow the Make It brand and cultivating an engaged audience.Contributing to multi-platform news coverage when needed.Using social media to distribute and promote content.
• At least 2 years of experience as a writer and/or reporter at a major publication.
• Must be detail-oriented, and possess outstanding communication skills.
• Proven ability to report and write accurately and clearly in a fast-paced, deadline-driven news environment.
• Demonstrated body of work in this coverage area.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience.
• Experience at a large online content destination, such as a major online news site or financial newspaper.
• Passionate about digital storytelling and creating the best user experience online, with proven experience in a creative environment.
• Highly motivated and extremely organized.
• Ongoing knowledge of and interest in the business world and financial news is preferred.
• Curious about the world, sees story ideas everywhere, and can’t wait to bring them back to the team.
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With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.
CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.
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