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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 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. 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.
-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. 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.
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.
To apply for this position, visit Bloomberg's website, create an account and apply