Content Acquisition Relationship Manager - Research

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New York, NY

Posted May 31, 2024 - Requisition No. 125718

Bloomberg runs on data, and in the Data department we're responsible for acquiring, interpreting and supplying data insights to our clients. Our Data teams work to collect, analyze, process, and publish the data which is the backbone of our iconic Bloomberg Terminal - the data that ultimately moves the financial markets! We’re responsible for delivering this data, news, and analytics through innovative technology - quickly and accurately.

Our Content Acquisition team (CA) is all about capturing and integrating data to provide our customers with the information they need. The department is comprised of several teams including: Pricing, Research, Exchanges, Product Management, Contracts, and Market Structure. We onboard an incredible amount of content so it's imperative that it is discoverable, compliant, done in an efficient manner, and compliments other Bloomberg products.

Our Content team is responsible for acquiring and managing equity/credit research content and data from the sell-side and independent research providers which is then made available to our client base. For the buy-side, who use Bloomberg daily, having the ability to access research content in one place makes their lives easier and more efficient. It also helps them make more informed investment decisions. For the sell-side/independent research houses, being able to deliver their content in a place that their clients actively operate ensures greater readership and return on their distribution efforts.

What’s the role?

We have an exciting opportunity for an astute professional like you, to join the team in New York. Using your existing knowledge and relationships, we’ll be relying on you to play a pivotal role in further developing and enhancing our research content and data. You'll be given the autonomy to continue to build the research product working with major sell-side, buy-side, independent research institutions, and with data contributors.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Expand and enhance our Research, Estimates, and other alternative or new content sources on the Bloomberg Terminal
  • Build strong relationships with Heads of Research, Heads of Sales, and COOs within Sell-side and independent research firms, as well as Buy-side firms
  • Facilitate partnerships with content producers to improve the quality of content contributed to the terminal and to help deepen the overall relationship with Bloomberg
  • Collaborate with internal and external clients to identify gaps and opportunities within our coverage
  • Negotiate contracts with third party data providers to help build a scale-able on-boarding approach and optimize the visibility of this content on our systems
  • Work closely with internal business units to clearly define our clients’ research and data requirements and position our content offering to our users

You’ll need to have:

  • 5+ years of experience working with senior leaders and decision-makers, including C-suite level executives and senior stakeholder management
  • Demonstrated experience building trust and influencing C level executives in order to develop long lasting business relationships and design effective product solutions, including but not limited to the improvement of data quality
  • Comfort with a high degree of autonomy, and in managing priorities from multiple internal and external partners - you will need to be a quick learner and driven to find answers without being given a lot of detail or instructions
  • Demonstrable experience in a research/content distribution or research sales-oriented role
  • Ability to spot and follow emerging research and data trends
  • Willingness and track record of building strong networks internally and externally
  • Demonstrate innovative ideas to cater to specific requirements of the local markets
  • Ability to lead multiple projects at the same time and shift priorities quickly
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and client servicing skills
  • Possesses an "all hands-on deck" attitude; self-motivated and ability to work independently

We’d love to see:

  • Familiarity with financial data and technical infrastructure to release new products
  • Working knowledge of a Bloomberg Terminal
  • Understanding of MIFID II’s impact on the research industry

Does this sound 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.

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Salary Range: 120,000 - 170,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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