Thomson Corporation hiring Polling Analyst
Company Name: Thomson Corporation
Position: Polling Analyst
Education: Any Graduate
Experience: 0 – 0 yrs
Salary: Not specified
o Identify market moving economic events to conduct polls on.
o Plan and coordinate global poll packages effectively.
o Lead regular discussions on subjects in the domain with the global team
o Maintain and execute a strong pipeline of initiative stories and Macroscope blogs
o Develop strong relations with key sources already established and expand the source lists to ensure the participants that matter most are always present on key polls
o Develop strong links with reporters and editors globally
o Develop sector specialization through research, networking etc.;
o Be innovative and flexible in providing coverage by suggesting improvements, challenging accepted norms and introducing new ways of storytelling
o Participate in training programmes for new hires and mentor team members.
Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
o Work as a part of a team that publishes exclusive Reuters surveys on macroeconomic data, central banks and financial markets
o Cover polls across all regions but focusing mainly on European, UK and U.S. markets
o Handle large volumes of historic data accurately
o Write analysis points from poll data for stories
o Stay in touch with markets and effectively contribute to discussions about new polls
o Maintain a high level of accuracy, paying attention to the data as well as market conditions, keeping in mind Reuters principles and standards of sourcing and ethics
o Ensure deadlines and timeliness targets are met on all polls and related activities, regularly reporting to the team lead or London on the status of the polls
o Build and maintain effective telephone relationships with contributors and resolve client issues
o Monitor news flow, develop a strong understanding of economic data and demonstrate an understanding of how they affect financial markets and expectations
o Anticipate work flow and display the ability to plan and prioritise polling tasks
o Communicate clearly and concisely with colleagues and counterparts in other bureaus as well as London
o Understanding of economic data and interest in financial markets
o Ability to work under time pressure while keeping accuracy as high priority
o Willingness to work in shifts on rotation basis and also be flexible with work hours as this job can depend on breaking news
o Ability to look at large volumes of data and extrapolate analysis points
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