Overview

Mercom Communications India is looking for the bright, talented and dynamic and reliable content writer looking forward to being part of a dynamic news portal focused on Clean Energy and Power sectors.

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Roles & Responsibilities:
  • 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.
Required Knowledge & Skills:
  • 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 a 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 the overall quality
  • Must be creative, flexible and willing to do what it takes to deliver the finished product

 

No of Openings: 1
Level: Executive
Experience: 3-5 yrs
UG: Any Graduate - Any Specialization
PG: Any Postgraduate in Any Specialization, Post Graduation Not Required
Doctorate: Doctorate Not Required
Benefits & Perks:

Not Disclosed.

Recruiter Name: Abhijit-HR at Mercom Communication India
Contact Company: Mercom Communication India

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