May 05, 2018

Bloomberg News Careers - Economy/Government Editor - Middle East & North Africa

  • Bloomberg L.P.
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Advertising and Media Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Economy/Government Editor - Middle East & North Africa

Company Name: Bloomberg News

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Economy/Government Editor - Middle East & North Africa will involve working with colleagues to untangle complex issues from Morocco to Iran and everything in between. Based in the Middle East, we expect you to be full of ideas for news and features that break the mould. You will have the opportunity to contribute to all of Bloomberg's platforms and shape our coverage of the region's economies and politics. A head for numbers and a grasp of the geopolitical narratives that drive the region's markets are essential. We are looking for an innovator with an eye for detail who can work across platforms to help transform a good story into a great story.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Edit breaking news and enterprise stories, often working under time pressure
  • File fast and accurate headlines when needed
  • Collaborate effectively across multiple platforms
  • Help shape and coordinate coverage across the region


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The Economy/Government Editor should have experience covering economies or politics with a proven ability to deliver stories
  • Excellent news judgement and experience in a real-time news environment
  • A flair for writing and editing standout stories
  • Good team player who collaborates easily and effectively
  • Extensive knowledge of the region and/or any of its languages are an asset

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