BGOV Product Manager- News and Multimedia

Employer
Location
Washington
Posted
Sep 28, 2012
Closes
Oct 28, 2012
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Duration
Full Time
The Role:
Bloomberg has created a new web-based information product, Bloomberg Government (BGOV), which identifies, analyzes and quantifies the impact of government actions on business and industry. BGOV combines data, analytic tools, and proprietary analysis in a single integrated product. BGOV is designed for those most impacted by government actions, including Congress, the Administration, Beltway influencers (lobbyists, associations, etc.), and business leaders (C-suite executives, government sales, government affairs, etc.).

The BGOV Product Manager for News and Multimedia will:
- Lead the development of news and multimedia content on government activity
- Identify all relevant news and multimedia content produced and collected by Bloomberg
- Negotiate with third parties for content
- Work with sales, customers, and partners to determine other multimedia content that should be collected and included in offering
- Train staff and customers on the BGOV product
- Develop efficient methods for covering high value events with existing Bloomberg staff or outside resources
- Assist with CRM development

Qualifications:
- Undergraduate degree from a top-tier school
- 2 to 5 years of professional work experience in online multimedia production or web product management
- Intimate knowledge of sources of Federal Government news and multimedia content (e.g., agency hearings, committee meetings, press conferences, etc.)
- Ability to manage internal and external resources to cover and capture relevant content
- Ability to work in an agile development environment
- Demonstrable attention to detail and organizational skills
- Ability to work with web design and development teams in an agile development environment
- Familiarity with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, common JavaScript frameworks (jQuery) a plus
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills to effectively communicate value propositions to leaders in the public and private sectors Experience in Healthcare, Energy, Defense, Transportation, or Technology is a plus
- Strong personal initiative, good judgment, and impeccable ethics; desire to succeed in a demanding, innovative, and entrepreneurial environment
- Accustomed to "open door" office setting


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