11/09 Abhijit
HR at Mercom Communication India

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Mercom Communications - Content Writer (2-7 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 90484

Content writer


- Write and publish multiple pieces on a daily basis, ranging from quick 400-word items to in-depth multi-page pieces, covering breaking news and current events

- Develop stories along with supporting images to be published in our news-based website and weekly newsletter/reports

- Develop fresh angles and offer new insights for readers

- Report news on tight deadlines, which includes making calls, asking tough questions, and aggressively pursuing a story when needed

- Call on various government agencies to get the appropriate information and news

- Stay on top of all the news events coming out of the sector and be able to follow-up on it

- This position is based in Bangalore and the reporter must work with our team based in Bangalore on a daily basis.


Pre-requisites :

- Must have superior writing and editing skills coupled with the demonstrated ability to present information concisely and clearly at an appropriate level of sophistication

- Must have strong interview skills, with an ability to extract relevant information about technical and complex topics and turn it into accessible written content

- Must be able to analyze data, news and trends, and curate concise articles that are easy to understand

- Ability to initiate, curate new content and run with new ideas

- Internet savvy and have the ability to carry out qualitative online research

- Experience in writing financial, technical articles, American-style English writing is a plus

- Journalistic and reporting background necessary

- Must have basic photography skills

- Knowledge and familiarity with online publishing tools and HTML a plus

- The candidate should have an eagerness to learn and adapt to new situations and different environments

- Must be able to travel occasionally anywhere in India

- He or she should be innovative and have the ability to bring new perspective to the table

- Should be a voracious reader of news to be specific

- Must be strong in ethical values and social conduct

- Must be an excellent fact checker and should have the ability to verify all the news items from various sources

- Must be proactive and able to work independently

- Must be organized, able to meet deadlines and juggle various tasks while at the same time maintaining a high level of attention to detail and sustaining overall quality

- Must be creative, flexible and willing to do what it takes to deliver the finished product

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