International Country Editor

Posted On: August 26, 2014

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Wildcat International / The Oil & Gas Year

Company Description

Wildcat International is publisher of The Oil & Gas Year (TOGY), an exclusive series of annual books dedicated to the global energy industry. These comprehensive country-by-country reports cover the entire value chain of the oil and gas industry, country by country, from the Arabian Gulf to Africa to Latin America and South-East Asia.

TOGY presents the latest news, developments and hot issues in the energy industry through the opinions and visions of its most relevant and influential actors. The books feature a mixture of interviews, articles, forums, project highlights, statistics, and investor resources. They introduce the who’s who of the market and describe the major projects, key issues, legal frameworks and best investment opportunities within the oil and gas industry. The Oil & Gas Year has a direct and high profile audited readership of 69,000 key decision-makers in the oil and gas industry, governments and the financial industry worldwide and a global distribution in 101 countries.

Job Description

Your responsibilities

•Conducting interviews with business executives and government leaders
•Compiling editorial materials; keeping updated on local industry events, trends
•Writing and editing content, follow-up on interview transcriptions, organizing and managing all editorial aspects of the book
•Working abroad 11 months of the year
•Attending relevant exhibitions, conferences, cocktails or PR activities

Qualities we are looking for

•Candidates who are hard-working and can work effectively within a team
•Excellent adaptability to an international environment with a wide exposure to various cultures and customs
•Ambitious, results-driven, competitive, self-starter
•A highly independent and vivacious personality
•A desire to earn a very competitive salary and live a jet-set lifestyle
•Year‐round availability and the flexibility to live anywhere in the world for 3-5-month consecutive projects
•Excellent personal and professional presentation
•Can meet tight deadlines and keep a cool head under pressure

Candidate requirements

•Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a reputable university with a sound knowledge of international political, business and economic affairs
•One to three years of work experience (preferably in journalism or the oil and gas industry)
•Fluent in both written and spoken English with additional language such as Spanish, Portuguese or French
•Results‐driven, ambitious, energetic, flexible
•No travel restrictions
•1 to 4 years work experience

What we offer

•Travel for 11 months a year
•Attractive compensation package, including international health insurance
•Dynamic working environment
•Excellent financial package with a base salary and high commissions
•Work expenses covered including accommodation, communication and travel
•Full initial training and fast-track promotion to mid‐level team member, and subsequently to Project Director
•The opportunity to meet world leaders, senior government officials, top CEOs and the most influential contacts worldwide

To Apply

How does the recruitment process work?

Our Human Resources Department will evaluate applicants.
Suitable candidates will go through a four-stage recruitment process, including one questionnaire, two interviews and one face-to‐face meeting.
Please send a CV, cover letter (in English) and a recent photograph