Paul Mcclean Graduate Trainee Programme
Posted on 12/1/2023
INACTIVE
Financial Times

5,001-10,000 employees

Global business news provider with digital subscriptions
Company Overview
The Financial Times (FT) is a globally recognized business news organization, known for its authoritative, accurate, and integral reporting, with a record one million paying readership, 75% of which are digital subscriptions. As part of Nikkei Inc., FT offers a wide range of information, news, and services for the international business community, demonstrating its industry leadership. The company's commitment to maintaining reliable and secure platforms, personalizing content, and leveraging social media features, underscores its competitive edge in the digital era.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

1888

Headquarters

null, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

19%

2 year growth

41%
Locations
United Kingdom
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Journalism
CategoriesNew
Journalism
Requirements
  • Talented and driven reporters
  • Curious about the world
  • Strongly committed to serious journalism
  • Enjoy the thrill of nailing a good story
  • Demonstrate ability to cope with the pressure of working in a fast-paced news organization with assignments abroad
  • Self-starter committed to high standards
  • Keen interest in business and global affairs
  • International mindset
  • Sharp reporting instincts
  • Strong writing ability
  • Excited about getting scoops and telling stories across all formats
  • Data journalism skills
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Ability to understand different cultures
  • Right to work in the United Kingdom for a minimum of three years by the time contracts are issued in the summer of 2024
Responsibilities
  • Develop an FT career in financial journalism and global affairs
  • Receive seven weeks of in-house training
  • Have four six-month stints on different news desks, including one overseas posting
  • Undertake the first dedicated job in the third year of the program
  • Mentoring, feedback, and further training
Desired Qualifications
  • Data journalism skills
  • Fluency in languages in addition to English
  • Ability to understand different cultures