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Bloomberg News is seeking a speed desk editor in Budapest or another Eastern European bureau. The successful applicant will thrive in a fast, high-pressure environment and have a good understanding of business and general-interest topics, ranging from economic statistics, debt markets, company earnings, stock market reports, merger and acquisition news and politics to natural disasters and strikes. She or he will be comfortable with sending fast, accurate headlines on breaking news.

Responsibilities also include liaising with others on the speed desk and with other teams and bureaus around the continent, writing brief reports of breaking news and monitoring competitors.

Qualifications
  • Desire to be first with the news is essential
  • Financial or business journalism experience is desirable
  • Experience of working in a real-time news environment is desirable
  • Experience of working to short deadlines in a busy environment is essential
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience is desirable
  • Knowledge of Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovenian, Bulgarian, Romanian or Ukrainian desirable
The Company

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. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other classification protected by law.

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