International newspaper seeking to fill a Research Position

London
Negotiable
08 Nov 2013
08 Dec 2013
Interim
Full Time

An international newspaper is looking for a researcher for its Research Unit based in London. The contract offered is open-ended, with the potential to become permanent. The salary is negotiable.

Research responsibilities will include:

  • Writing short research pieces and long reports on a variety of themes as required.
  • Liaising with the editors to help ensure all research meets required standards and deadlines.
  • Ensuring research adheres to the established house style.
  • Keeping track of latest developments in the Middle East.
  • Pitching new research proposals to the editorial committee.

Eligibility:

  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. They should have a master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies/Politics/History, Economics, History, International Relations, Political Science, or another relevant discipline.
  • Both in-depth background knowledge of the Middle East and understanding of current events in the region.
  • Very strong grasp of the English language.
  • Ability to produce research to high standards.
  • Working knowledge of Arabic.
  • Strong attention to detail and a proven ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a team.

Please apply with a cover letter and CV