Business Insider is looking for a global news reporter to join the team in Sydney

North Korea’s missile program would be on your beat. Photo: AFP Photo / KCNA via KNS

Business Insider is looking for an energetic and ambitious reporter with an interest in Asia-Pacific news to help cover the world for its global audience.

We connect the digital generation with the news, ideas, technologies, and trends that are changing the world. Your role in driving, shaping, and developing the offering to our audience is unlimited. We’re collaborative and dynamic, with a high-performance culture built for the digital age.

Working closely with editors in the US and UK to enhance Business Insider’s 24-hour coverage of international affairs for our global audience, you will work from our Sydney newsroom on daily coverage of world news and current affairs in the Asian time zone.

Your daily reporting will have vast reach to our worldwide readership of tens of millions of professionals.

On any given day you could lead coverage of a broad range of issues, from North Korea’s nuclear program or military tensions in the South China Sea, to environmental policy challenges or major breaking news developments anywhere in the world.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has experience in a digital news environment
  • Has an interest in global current affairs, especially in the Asia Pacific region
  • Understands the Business Insider brand, tone and writing voice;
  • Enjoys working in high-pressure situations and as part of a team;
  • Communicates clearly, both verbally and in writing;
  • Can write quickly and cleanly, and
  • Has a can-do attitude.

This is an exciting and challenging new role that will require initiative and strong digital production skills. It may suit a graduates from journalism, international relations, or economics and politics backgrounds with strong writing ability and a passion for news and storytelling.

Business Insider’s Australian office is in the Sydney CBD.

To apply, please send a short cover letter (500 words max) and a CV (2 pages max) to jobs [at] businessinsider.com.au. All correspondence will be in strictest confidence. No calls or recruiters.

Applications close July 31, 2017.

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