Social Velocity Reporter, Japan

Careers at Bloomberg

Tokyo

Posted Sep 7, 2017 - Requisition No. 61929

You're a social media pro and love breaking news in a digital newsroom. You can make split-second decisions and understand the tools, trends, platforms and processes behind the most modern strategies for telling stories via social media. You'll join a global team in one of our hub bureaus to generate unique content for a new 24/7 breaking news network in partnership with Twitter.

You'll join our Social Velocity team in one of our Asia-Pacific bureaus.

We'll trust you to:

  • Unearth breaking news from social media in a global, real-time team
  • Provide on-the-spot, on-the-money decisions on breaking news including business, finance, technology, the business of entertainment and sports, cybersecurity, terrorism and other global events
  • Be committed to the best journalistic practices, great taste, and a willingness to take risks

You need to have:

  • Familiarity with social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.), specifically how various social media platforms inform the news flow
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • An interest in global politics, economy, financial markets, business, technology
  • Exceptional news judgment

We'd love to see:

  • Fluency in other languages including Mandarin, Japanese, Arabic or major European languages
  • Experience working in a real-time digital news environment
  • Experience in broadcast or producing or sourcing video
  • Experience breaking news or producing exclusive content

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know next steps.

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