Monday, August 15, 2011

Public Relations Associate, Bloomberg Corporate Communications Core Terminal/Financial Products & Services, New York, NY

Public Relations Associate, Bloomberg Corporate Communications
Core Terminal/Financial Products & Services, New York, NY

The Role
Bloomberg LP, the premier financial technology firm, has an exciting
opportunity for a highly- motivated account executive-level corporate
communications professional in its New York headquarters. This person
will join the team that promotes the Bloomberg Professional service, the
leading source of data, analytics and trading tools for more than
300,000 business and investment professional worldwide, and the firm's
wide range of other financial technology products and services.

Job Description
The ideal candidate will have at least one year of relevant work
experience in corporate communications and media relations, preferably
at an investment bank, stock exchange or public relations agency. The
best candidate would also have familiarity with the Bloomberg
Professional service and the local New York/North East media landscape.
A keen interest in financial services and/or enterprise technology
products is also desired.
The candidate should be aware of standard media relations and
communications terminology and deliverables, as well as the confidence
to take on multiple projects simultaneously. The role will require
management of critical logistics and administrative tasks, as well as
day-to-day execution of traditional PR activities, including fact
checking articles, scheduling media interviews, developing media lists
and and drafting product and corporate messaging briefs. Therefore, the
candidate should have strong research, writing, editing and client
interaction skills, be a detailed-oriented and organized project
manager, perform well under pressure and be a team player.

• At least one year in corporate communications, public relations or
related field, either in-house or at a PR agency.

• Background in financial services and technology and/or an ability to
translate complicated information into easily understandable terms.

• Driven to analyze business problems.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required.

• Self-motivated and detail-orientated, capable of managing multiple
administrative tasks in a timely manner, while responding to
intermittent requests.

• Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, financial studies or
technology is helpful.

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