The Financial Times is seeking an enthusiastic reporter to join fastFT -- its flagship breaking news desk -- in New York. The ideal candidate will be able to write with speed on wide-ranging subjects, with a focus on US financial markets, economy and politics, as well as corporate America. A proven track record of concise and clear copy is essential for the job. fastFT reporters -- based in London, New York, Hong Kong and Taipei -- also produce charts and other multimedia to enhance posts. The reporter will be expected to jump on breaking news stories and pitch short analyses that tap into current and future trends. fastFT contributions are frequently featured more broadly across the FT -- both online and in-print. Reporters on fastFT are encouraged to work with other desks -- including Markets and Companies -- in writing more extensive stories.