Speed Desk Editor

Careers at Bloomberg

Sao Paulo

Posted Mar 28, 2012 - Requisition No. 33021

The Company

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

The Role

Bloomberg News is seeking a Speed Desk Editor in our Sao Paulo office. The experienced individual in this role will be responsible for providing concise, on-the-spot stories on developments in equity, fixed-income and foreign-exchange markets. This editor will be responsible for capturing the elements of both "what's happening" and "what it means," particularly in the context of macroeconomic and political developments as well as earnings, MNA deals and IPOs. The ideal candidate will have worked in a real-time news environment under deadline pressure. Fluency in Portuguese and English is essential as well as flexibility to work early or late shifts.


  • Bachelor¿s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of three years of journalism experience is preferred
  • Ability to write quickly and concisely under deadline pressure
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English
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