Government Affairs Representative

Careers at Bloomberg

London

Posted Oct 18, 2017 - Requisition No. 62817

Bloomberg's Communications/Government department is seeking a Government Affairs Representative to join the team to assist in the development and implementation of strategies as they pertain to legislative and regulatory issues affecting Bloomberg, with a particular emphasis on emerging markets.

We'll trust you to:

  • Research, analyse and make recommendations/draft strategic option memos/presentations/working papers on legislative and regulatory issues which may provide threats or opportunities to our business
  • Assess, engage and influence legislative and regulatory policy issues that could potentially impact Bloomberg
  • Draft strategic position papers, issue briefs, talking points, sample letters and correspondence on a variety of policy issues ranging from financial services to regulatory policy
  • Conduct discrete research projects on pending issues
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key officials across emerging market institutions, their staffs and related associations and organizations
  • Draft comment letters, consultation and position papers for regulatory agencies
  • Attend and prepare communication from relevant hearings or open regulatory meetings
  • Work closely with Bloomberg business and product divisions on commercial and strategic responses to evolving regulation and market structure

You'll need to have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Significant experience as regulatory analyst, international experience is a plus
  • Excellent organisational abilities and the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Good interpersonal skills and be comfortable working in a non-hierarchical, multi-lateral management, team-oriented work environment
  • The ability to collaborate and partner; building strong lasting relationships
  • The ability to balance immediate and long-term priorities
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, strong negotiation and consensus building skills

We'd love to see:

  • Familiarity with financial markets and products is preferred, e.g. Fixed Income, FX, Commodities, and Equities, and FCA and EU regulatory developments
  • A desire to be part of a team in a dynamic and fast-paced organisation
  • Legal degree preferred

Opening Date: October 18th 2017

Closing Date: November 15th 2017
Salary: Competitive plus benefits

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.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities 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.

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