Quartz seeks a versatile and enterprising business reporter to cover its How We Spend obsession.
The successful candidate will be fascinated by how goods are bought and sold, and how consumption is shaped by changes in technology, tastes, and science. They’ll understand the products we buy are connected to a global web of trade, and that there are as many great stories in manufacturing, supply chains, and commodities as there are in stores, advertising, and marketing.
This reporter will pay close attention to Amazon, and will keep an eye on dozens of other companies, from LVMH to Procter & Gamble to Nike. They’ll be interested in the implications of forced labor in Xinjiang, and the environmental impact of fast fashion. They’ll be able to read earnings statements, analyze deals, and develop sources across the sector.
We are looking for a journalist with:
At Quartz we take a global, interdisciplinary, creative, and forward-looking approach to covering the news. We love stories that connect the dots, or fill in the blanks other articles miss.
You should feel equally comfortable reporting and writing short pieces of news analysis, chart-based articles, scoops of fact or insight, and deeply reported features. The successful candidate also will contribute to Quartz’s membership emails and Daily Brief.
All locations will be considered but we are looking for candidates who are able to work on US or European business hours. (Quartz is remote-first, which means you would be onboarding in a remote environment.) To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and five links to relevant stories you’ve written and reported.
In the US, this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Quartz Media and the NewsGuild of New York, CWA Local 31003, AFL-CIO. The contractual salary minimum for this position is $63,000 per year.
We look for team members who embody the following values:
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