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Managing Editor - US Economy

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Washington, DC

Posted Jan 14, 2019 - Requisition No. 72931

The world's biggest economy and most important central bank operating amid raging trade wars, presidential tweets and volatile financial markets a decade after one of its biggest crises.

Bloomberg is seeking an experienced editor to serve as managing editor for one of its core coverage areas, the U.S. Economy.

This job requires a creative journalist who can lead an award-winning team tasked with delivering breaking and market-moving news, in-depth and authoritative analysis and memorable enterprise all in reader-friendly formats. They will need to explore themes that cross borders, politics, markets and business.

The successful candidate will have a strong understanding of economies and how they are driven by central banks, governments, investors and industry. This managing editor will ensure fast, accurate and contextual coverage of economic data, central bank decisions, trade issues and the International Monetary Fund.

The ideal candidate will thrive under deadline pressure and have experience dealing with multiple breaking stories and a heavy calendar. At the same time, they will have the ability to step back and generate deeper dives and memorable enterprise. This editor will promote stories internally and externally across all of Bloomberg’s platforms.

The job requires someone who enjoys working under pressure, collaborating and producing inventive work. They will be able to establish strong relationships with counterparts in foreign economies as well as the government, markets, business, finance, social media and broadcast teams among others. The editor will also work closely with bureau chiefs and regional managers.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in business journalism
  • Ability to file headlines and excel in a fast-paced, breaking news environment and makes sound news decisions quickly
  • Ability to generate original story ideas and see them through
  • Excellent editing skills and experience with features and story graphics
  • Leadership experience
  • Knowledge of markets is an advantage

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.
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