Editor, Digital Weekend - Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

Posted Jan 8, 2024 - Requisition No. 122467

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 intraday coverage through 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 LP has built a significant media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms across the globe. In the midst of a historic time in the media industry, Bloomberg Media is growing its global footprint and reach through new innovations from Bloomberg Originals to New Economy Forum. 

Bloomberg Digital is looking for an editor to help build out a digital offering for the weekend. The successful candidate will have a strong sense of digital consumption habits and understand how best to commission, edit and curate Bloomberg’s enterprise and service journalism to reach business news users on digital platforms during the weekend, whether they are looking to lean back or trying to prepare for the week ahead.  

This role will work alongside the existing weekend news team, who will continue to oversee our breaking news operations on the weekend across all platforms.  

The Digital Weekend Editor will help determine the coverage from within their region for the digital weekend package. The editor will select coverage to re-promote, including our best long-form stories, podcasts and videos, and work with the beat teams to commission content on everything from luxury to food, travel and culture and help our readers prepare for the week ahead. The Digital Weekend Editor will also be expected to help prepare the weekend newsletter product and collaborate with members of the design and production teams to create highly produced coverage within the region. This role is expected to work across the newsroom to cultivate coverage and voices that our digital subscribers can connect with - and look forward to consuming - packaged into our new weekend digital experience.  

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in business and digital journalism and be able to network across our large, global newsroom. 

We’ll trust you to: 

  • Work with beat reporting teams in the region to solicit content for the weekend digital package 
  • Select content from the region to repromote in the weekend package 
  • Commission content from the region needed for the weekend digital package 
  • Edit copy that reporters file into the digital weekend team 
  • Collaborate with design, audience and production to build out high touch digital experiences 
  • Coordinate with the weekend breaking news lead in your region 
  • Use analytics to understand how our users are consuming this content and adjusting the playbook based on user data and subscriber feedback 

You’ll need to have: 

  • 3+ years of experience in a digital news environment 
  • A proven track record of collaboration across newsroom and media platform teams 
  • A strong understanding of audience analytics and the digital subscription ecosystem 

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:

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

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