Job Board >> Tech Reporter
|Company Name||OTR Global|
|Date Posted||22, Monday 2013|
|Listing Type||Hourly Rate|
OTR Global (OTR®), founded in 1995, is a leading investment research and agency-trading boutique with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. The recognized leader in marketplace research, OTR pioneered its channel-checking methodology by developing a comprehensive base of industry sources and an in-depth understanding of complex, global product supply chains and distribution channels. OTR's unique approach relies on journalistic principles and is utilized by the firm's more than 130 research personnel located in more than 18 countries.
OTR is a pioneer in developing unbiased marketplace checks for institutional investors and has built its business on an ethical framework grounded in journalistic principles. OTR's mission is to aggregate information from nontraditional sources, compare it with expectations and look for dislocations or inflection points that provide investment opportunities for our clients.
The Tech Reporter should be adept at covering a broad array of topics, which could include enterprise technology, online media, telecom equipment, or service provider research topics. Individual in this role will work with editors across the Telecom/Media/Tech (TMT) team to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community. The Tech Reporter will also interact with the rest of the Global TMT team of reporters. The ideal candidate will possess extensive industry contacts and demonstrate the ability to develop new relationships with experts who can speak to strategic trends in technology. Analytical skills, ability to connect the dots and idea generation are other key aspects of the role. The individual in this role reports to the Managing Editor, Enterprise Technology.
PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
Understanding of the trends shaping the technology, online media and telecom markets, with a strong background in the industry or in journalism.
Extensive industry network of contacts in the United States, beyond public relations and investor relations. Ability to develop and maintain new source relationships.
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in technology or investigative journalism experience a plus.
The ability to analyze and identify essential findings; strategize and think broadly forward. Must be passionate, able to grasp complex issues, manage stress, and have good communication, research and interviewing skills.
The ideal candidate will be able to work well within a team, but will also be a motivated, independent worker who is comfortable working from home.
Quality writing, a knack for interpreting interview data and spotting discrepancies in a story.
Schedule flexibility and strong time management skills, ability to work under pressure and multi-task.
Ability to attend conferences and relevant industry events.
The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence
This is a telecommuting, hourly position