Associate, APAC Practice (South Korea)

We are looking for Associates to join our close-knit teams covering the events and trends that are shaping businesses, politics and the economy.

As an Associate in our APAC practice, you'll cover the companies and industries within South Korea by monitoring a diverse set of sources for important company or government disclosures. When information breaks, you’ll gather key facts and context to write concise, accurate and insightful news reports that help inform our clients.

The role is fast-paced, intellectually stimulating and multi-disciplinary. You'll quickly gain a deep knowledge of industry and the fundamentals of finance, economics, law, politics, and journalism. You’ll understand the cause-and-effect relationships that drive global politics, markets and economics and you'll master skills such as researching, writing, interviewing and data modeling. You’ll also develop professional relationships within the industry, across our firm and among our clients.

Whether you see this role as a stepping stone in your career, or a chance to build a career at Brightwire, we'll give you the opportunity to excel to your maximum capability and develop your full potential.

Requirements
  • Intellectually curious with strong research and analytical skills
  • Excellent written communication skills in English
  • Excel within a fast-paced team striving for excellence and perfection
  • Highly motivated, committed and responsible
  • Fluent in Korean
  • Undergraduate degree from top-tier school with exceptional academic, extracurricular achievements

Our Culture
We believe in a positive and informal work environment where everyone collaborates on equal ground — where your feedback and ideas are cherished and also challenged, with room to take initiative and gain responsibility fast.

We rely on each other, learn from each other and work closely together in teams with diverse cultural backgrounds, and so we look for people who are open, conscientious, grateful, and friendly. And to do what we do, at the level that we do it, you have to love what we do. We look for people who aspire to take on the big challenges of our mission and are eager for the day-to-day responsibilities of reporting on the world around you.

Our Company
Brightwire is a young and fast-growing technology and information company. Our clients are leading investors, policymakers, investment bankers, academics and executives who depend on our news, data, and analysis to make critical decisions.

Our editorial and research team operates around-the-clock and covers industries globally from our three offices in New York, Hong Kong and Berlin.

We combine aspects of journalism, design, analysis, and technology to form a different type of research and news company — one that, in a world crowded with information, breaks through to communicate information in a clear and meaningful way.

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