Job posting: Business Writer/Editor

Business Writer/Editor

FMR Research and Advisory is a UK-based business research firm covering emerging markets.

We opened an office in Yangon in 2014, providing subscription-based and customised research services for local and international clients.

We currently have four subscription services in Myanmar, the Myanmar Real Estate & Construction Monitor, the Myanmar Energy Monitor, the Myanmar Transport Infrastructure Monitor and the Myanmar Financial Services Monitor.

For more information please visit our site at

FMR is now looking to hire a Business Writer / Editor to join our team in Yangon and work across several monitor services. This is a full-time role which will involve:

  • Monitoring news and information sources for relevant material
  • Editing written content to an international standard, ready for publication
  • Researching and writing a range of content including news briefs and company profiles
  • Collecting and analysing economic, business and trade data
  • Working closely with other staff members
  • Interviewing and meeting companies or other relevant organisations

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a native English speaker
  • Have 2+ years of relevant experience, e.g. business journalism, editing, research
  • Be able to edit material efficiently and to a high standard
  • Have excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Have a solid understanding of Myanmar business and economic issues
  • Be comfortable with speaking to and visiting companies and government bodies
  • Be motivated by working in a small team in a fast-growing business

Salary: Dependent on experience

Start date: ASAP

Interested applicants should please send a CV and short covering email to