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Posted Feb 21, 2019 - Requisition No. 73733

Technology is changing the nature of business and society in Asia. We're seeking an aggressive, creative editor who can work with reporters to break the biggest scoops and tell the most important stories about how technology is transforming business, society and culture across the region.

Who we’re looking for:

You’re a creative, experienced editor who can work collaboratively with reporters and other editors to establish Bloomberg as the most important source for technology news in Asia. This person will play a key role in helping the team leader manage more than a dozen reporters and editors from Japan and South Korea to China, Singapore and India, covering internet companies, smartphone makers, chip providers, startups and venture capital firms. Your responsibilities will include generating and shaping ideas, editing copy, coaching and mentoring reporters and interacting with journalists across the organisation. Knowledge of the technology industry and company financials is essential. An understanding of economies and financial markets is a plus.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Help reporters develop feature stories about the companies and culture of Asia technology
  • Guide reporters to break news and uncover exclusive information on their beats
  • Collaborate with other editors on the technology team and beyond to expand our impact
  • Maintain composure under intense deadline pressure
  • Be committed to the best journalistic practices, sound judgment and a willingness to learn

You’ll need to have:

  • Minimum of three years of business editing experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • An interest in Asia, technology and how the region is evolving
  • Proven success in generating story ideas
  • Proven success in producing outstanding copy
  • Proven success in mentoring and coaching reporters

We’d love to see:

Experience working in a real-time news environment

Fluency in one of the region’s key languages, particularly Mandarin or Japanese

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at http://www.bloomberg.com/

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