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Bloomberg Live Senior Programming Director – APAC

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Posted Apr 29, 2022 - Requisition No. 103090

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We are looking for an experienced and dynamic Senior Programming Director for APAC with Bloomberg Live, our thriving events division. You're a well-respected journalist with an entrepreneurial streak. You are excited by the idea of conceptualizing and leading live editorial events in Asia-Pacific for Bloomberg Live based in Singapore. You are a creative thinker, an innovator, and a team player. As Senior Programming Director, you will work closely with the Global Editor and Deputy Global Editor to develop sophisticated, newsmaking programming that enhances Bloomberg's editorial mission, burnishes our brand in the marketplace and is commercially successful. In this role, you'll work closely with Bloomberg’s editorial teams across various platforms.
We'll trust you to:
Conceive of live events – virtual, in-person and hybrid formats – in unique and compelling ways to differentiate Bloomberg from its competitors and showcase Bloomberg’s talent drawn from across our editorial and research platforms
Direct the “on-stage” program, whether in person or virtually or a combination of the two, including prepping speakers, moderators and emcees and creating the overall flow of the program
Track and manage speakers who support and enhance the editorial vision and purpose of each program
Work closely with our editorial partners across Bloomberg (Bloomberg News, QuickTake, TV, Radio, Intelligence) as well as relevant Bloomberg LP entities such as Bloomberg New Energy Finance and the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index) to conceive of the editorial vision of each event, identify the appropriate speakers and secure them to appear
Liaise with sponsors and the internal sponsorship manager to make sure editorial integrity is maintained while fulfilling the terms of the sponsorship agreements
Create proposals for newsworthy and interesting new events; respond to Requests for Proposals from sales to ensure the events are consistent with Bloomberg's editorial mission, can attract the target audience and are newsworthy
You'll need to have:
A minimum of eight years of journalism or media events experience
At least 5 years experience in developing high-concept or buzz-worthy event panels, feature stories, television and/or podcasts utilizing top global executives or newsmakers
At least two years of experience booking for television, radio, podcasts and/or live events
Strong presentation and communication skills in English
Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organization
The ability to juggle multiple assignments with good time management skills
We'd love to see:

Strong knowledge of international business news, particularly in areas of finance, technology, policy and politics, and economics
Openness to new commercial models
A strong external network of newsmakers that can be relied on for ideas, bookings, and expanded relationships
Creativity and innovation in all formats and concepts
Does this sound like you? Apply via our careers website - Please be able to submit five to eight samples of published writing copy or a live event/radio/television/podcast reel. If we believe you’re a good match we'll get in touch to let you know the next steps.
Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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