Social Desk Editor

Careers at Bloomberg

London

Posted Nov 30, 2017 - Requisition No. 63647

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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 craft story ideas with a strong story-telling ability, and communicate with global journalists and production teams.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Substantial experience in journalism and news
  • Substantial experience working in an editorial planning/strategy role
  • Experience working in a real-time news environment is desirable
  • The ability to deliver information accurately in a dynamic 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, creative and high-energy approach to the job

Opening Date: November 30th 2017

Closing Date: December 28th 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, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: https://www.bloomberg.com/careers/about

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