Emerging Market Team Leader
Posted Sep 12, 2019 - Requisition No. 78015
We are looking for an experienced team leader to run our emerging markets news team. As Team Leader, you will be responsible for leading and inspiring a group of reporters, editors and strategists to produce fast, accurate and insightful news you can use in multiple formats for some of the most sophisticated players in the financial world. Along with driving breaking news coverage, you will be expected to oversee the biggest stories on the events and opinions that determine both regional and global trends, as well as jump in to help your sister teams in Asia and the US when extra coverage of major events is needed. You will also be expected to help reporters generate enterprise pieces and features; edit copy quickly and accurately; coach and mentor reporters; and diplomatically interact with fellow managers across the organization.
As Team Leader, we expect that you will be able to work with your Managing Editor to shape the coverage and build team cohesion, raising the visibility of our product on the Bloomberg news wire, as well as the web, our markets blog, podcasts, television, radio and FirstWord and Daybreak products, while helping reporters deliver the highest-profile, market-moving news to tight deadlines.
You'll need to have:
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
- Experience in business journalism
- Experience working in a real-time news environment
- Knowledge of financial markets and broader economic principles is essential
- Ability to lead and coach reporters and editors and foster a team environment
- Strong editing and writing skills, with a particular focus on accuracy, precision and speed
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:
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Opening date: 12th September 2019
Closing date: 10th October 2019
Compensation: Competitive salary plus benefits