Bloomberg Vacancy for a Nigeria Bureau Chief

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas.

Bloomberg is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Nigeria Bureau Chief

Job Requisition Number:47746
Location: Lagos

The Role

  • Bloomberg News seeks a Bureau Chief to help build, edit and oversee coverage of Africa’s biggest economy, with a focus on energy, economics, company news and politics.
  • The successful candidate will be able to edit and write clear and comprehensive stories with a proven ability to regularly break news and produce enterprise pieces.
  • The ability to work under real-time deadline pressure, make quick news judgments and work well in a team environment is essential.
  • The successful candidate must be driven and used to operating in a challenging environment. Contacts with government and industry officials and a familiarity with West Africa’s political environment would be an advantage.
  • The candidate will take a leading role in directing Nigerian coverage and will help manage reporters, editors and stringers in the country.

Qualifications

  • Journalism experience is essential
  • Experience of working in a real-time news environment in desirable
  • Experience of covering financial news is essential

What Bloomberg does – and how you can make your mark here:

  • Bloomberg delivers critical information in a world where information matters.
  • At Bloomberg, you will have the opportunity to go above and beyond and to take risks. Be a part of an organization that is entering new markets, launching new ventures and pushing boundaries.
  • Our ever-expanding array of technology, data, news and media services fosters innovation and empowers clients – and offers nearly limitless opportunities for career growth.
  • We give influential decision makers in business, finance and government a competitive edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of news, people and ideas.
  • To do that, we need a constant flow of ideas, energy and innovation-which is where you come in.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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