Digital News & Social Editor

Job

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed
  • Company
    Bloomberg  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    8 November 2021  
    Posted on
    8 September 2021  

Bloomberg.com covers politics, markets, business and financial news and gets more than 76 million visits each month, with our journalism read or viewed by 10s of millions more on other platforms. We break news fast and tell agenda-setting original stories to an influential audience.
Our site gets more video views than any other business news site in the world. You're a digital journalist who can tell compelling stories and find new audiences. You're fascinated by the world and how today's events affect the way we live and work. You will join our digital team to help drive the growth of our online presence in the EMEA region, with a focus on the Middle East.

We'll trust you to:

  • Be versatile, comfortable researching stories online and cultivating sources in the region
  • Write at speed in an authentic, confident voice
  • Craft compelling and accurate headlines
  • Find creative social language for posting to Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
  • Dive into data to understand how and why some stories succeed where others don't
  • Have a mobile-first outlook, a native understanding of how news finds an audience on social media, and an obsession both with the stories we cover and the ever-evolving tools of our trade
  • Work flexibly across a range of digital services, from breaking news to social output, mobile and homepage curation and original reporting
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Hong Kong, Dubai and New York to ensure a seamless 24-hour operation
  • Work with Bloomberg News journalists to find and produce news and enterprise stories for all Bloomberg Digital channels

You need to have:

  • Proven and relevant experience in digital news
  • A demonstrable interest in and understanding of how the world of politics business intersects with daily life
  • Experience breaking news online
  • Experience of working with newsroom social media accounts
  • A fascination with mobile and SEO
  • Familiarity with news analytics tools
  • As a focus of this role is on the Middle East, Arabic proficiency is a plus
  • Video editing and graphics skills are a bonus

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch with you to let you know what the next steps are.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process.

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