ESG & Climate Senior Editor - Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

Posted Apr 3, 2024 - Requisition No. 124224

Bloomberg News is one of the biggest financial and business news organizations in the world. We lead the way in breaking news and providing analysis on financial markets, from daily coverage through to in-depth features. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news investors can use. It’s what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

Bloomberg News is looking for a senior editor to help lead its ESG and climate coverage in APAC. The successful candidate will fulfil a variety of roles. You will work closely with our ESG reporters to chronicle the climate finance story in Asia; you will commission and execute big-picture enterprise and investigative stories across the climate file; and you will partner with key teams around the newsroom, most notably our Energy/ Commodities group.
You will also work with regional editors to help channel our best climate work from Asia into our suite of Green newsletters, podcasts and documentaries.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Work with reporters across teams and bureaus to help them break news and develop ideas into long-form stories
  • Show a deep curiosity in the financial implications of climate change, from insurance to catastrophe bonds and green debt
  • Bring your own ideas for stories that are relevant to discerning readers in Asia and around the world

You’ll need to have:

  • At least 5 years of experience in journalism, preferably covering economics, financial markets or business news
  • Experience working in a real-time news environment
  • An appetite for scoops
  • Experience with story-telling across a range of platforms, including print, digital and graphics
  • Collaborative attitude and effective communication skills
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organisation

We’d also like to see:

  • A track record of working closely with reporters to build their ideas into impactful features and investigations

Life at Bloomberg is many things, but it’s never dull. We’re a truly global business with a truly diverse workforce. We pride ourselves on being open, inclusive and collaborative, and provide a work environment that inspires our employees to be their best. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive healthcare coverage, and programs to support you and your family through different life stages, from parental leave to generous retirement savings plans.

If this sounds like you:

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