International Business Journalist

Posted On: June 5, 2015

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: The Oil & Gas Year

Company Description

Calling all stylish, ambitious and fun adventure seekers. Are you bored of the daily routine of your 9 to 5 job?
Do you want to see the world but can’t find the time or money?

An international career in business journalism awaits you at Wildcat International. We are offering entry-level field journalist positions for people who want to discover the world and earn an enviable salary. As a member of one of our business development units, you will be based abroad for 11 months a year, in any of our 33 global destinations. You will spend an average of 3-5 months in each country conducting research, interviewing top‐level business executives and producing an in‐depth report on the oil and gas sector. You will receive intense training and continuous on‐the‐job development and support from our management whose combined years of experience will give you the skills, knowledge and confidence to prosper on the global stage.

Who we are

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

TOGY is looking for International Business Journalists. Candidates would be responsible for research, conducting face to face interviews with business executives and compiling comprehensive energy reports.

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, organising 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 and cover letter (in English) to