Social Desk Editor, Hong Kong

Careers at Bloomberg

Hong Kong

Posted Sep 4, 2017 - Requisition No. 61473

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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 setting out to become the indispensable source of information for the world's most influential business leaders.

Bloomberg is looking for a social newsdesk editor to help guide the production team editorially for our new live streaming product on Twitter. You should be an accomplished journalist, with a deep understanding of digital technology and industry data as well as a track record of journalistic excellence and innovation. You must have excellent judgement, communication, and planning skills. You will deputise for the Managing Editor, with responsibility for editorial across this new platform, give guidance on breaking news across the region, generate and shape story ideas with a strong story-telling ability, and communicate with global journalists and production teams.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Substantial experience in journalism and news
  • Substantial experience working in a editorial planning/strategy role
  • Experience working in a real-time news environment is desirable
  • The ability to deliver information accurately in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to think quickly to provide insights and perspective on stories
  • Demonstrable attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Remarkable skills working with journalists in a rapidly changing environment
  • An entrepreneurial, innovative and energetic approach to the job

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match and we'll get in touch with you to let you know next steps. In the meantime, check out http://www.bloomberg.com/professional/bloomberg-intelligence/.

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