Position: Benzinga Pro Reporter

Position Type: Full Time

Location: Remote, Detroit, MI

High Level:

Report for the Benzinga Pro Newsdesk

Add context and perspective to relevant news items impacting stocks and currencies

Find news no one else knows how to find

Help Benzinga become the number one source for investing and wealth building

Duties:

  1. Write breaking news headlines based on company press releases, social media chatter, analyst coverage, specific stock movements and outside news sources
  2. Monitor and build multiple outside data sources to gather news as fast as possible
  3. Uncover, analyze and report why different stocks and currencies may be volatile
  4. Reach out to companies, investors, analysts, government agencies for original reporting

Experience:

  1. Minimum 2 years in a financial media role, preferably at a newswire service
  2. Knowledge of financial markets, stock markets, global events, economic trends a must
  3. Knowledge of foreign exchange trading, equities is highly desirable
  4. Knowledge of Benzinga Pro and competitor media
  5. Ability to work at break-neck pace for long stretches of time
  6. A hunger for uncovering and breaking news before the market
  7. Excellent typing skills (>70 WPM)

About Benzinga:

Benzinga is a premier financial media platform which helps millions of people improve their trading and investing each month. By providing superior information, data, and tools, Benzinga gives individuals the edge needed to profit in financial markets. Our team is devoted to the ambitious mission of making financial information easier to consume.

Benzinga is growing rapidly and we are seeking mind-blowingly talented and detail-oriented professionals with knowledge of web technology, finance, and writing. The search for the driven, dedicated, and self-starting individuals who will help propel Benzinga into its next stage of growth is on.

Are you looking for a “leave your ego at the door,” teamwork-oriented environment? Do you love the idea of a role where every day offers new challenges? Then Benzinga is the place to be!