Economic Data Editor

Careers at Bloomberg

Washington

Posted Jul 14, 2008 - Requisition No. 22076

The Company

Few organizations can keep up with the fast-paced, 24/7 nature of today's media coverage; even fewer can claim to have helped shape it. Bloomberg has long been a leading source of data and news and presents one of the most challenging environments in financial journalism. Bloomberg offers a unique opportunity to produce real-time stories that shape the markets and our world.

The Role

Bloomberg News is seeking a highly motivated, self-starting individual to work in fast-paced, real-time news environment to cover U.S economic indicators in Washington DC. The ideal candidate will have strong skills in Excel, and a background in economics, mathematics or finance. Experience covering economic indicators for either a news organization or a financial institution is also a plus. The person in this role will be expected to create to create tables for Bloomberg News in Excel using VBA language. This individual will also work closely with team members globally. In addition, the job also requires maintenance of the database of indicators.

***Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Background in economics, mathematics, or finance
  • Fluency in Japanese, Chinese, or German is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
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