The Irrawaddy is seeking to hire an experienced local business reporter to join its English-language news service in Rangoon.
The ideal candidate will have solid experience working on business news, features and analysis and will be familiar with all aspects of Burma’s diverse and rapidly changing economic scene.
He or she will have strong English-language skills and possess extensive contacts among the local business community.
Candidates should have an eye for breaking news and the ability to deliver stories quickly in a fast-paced digital news environment, as well as the skills to identify and analyze new business trends.
Candidates must be digitally savvy, and have good knowledge of using digital and social media and integrating the use of different social media platforms for wider readership engagement.
The ideal candidate will be well versed in the latest technological software and hardware used for reporting and editing. Candidates must be comfortable using a smartphone camera for work purposes.
Applicants should clearly specify the platforms in which they have experience, and their social media links and/or work examples which reflect that experience. Applications should include the candidate’s FB, Blog, Twitter, Viber, Instagram, and/or other social media links/IDs.
An attractive package will be offered to the right candidate who will be based in our downtown office.