Government Affairs Rep- Beijing Job

Date: Apr 21, 2014
Location: Beijing, CN
Government Affairs Rep- Beijing

Job Requisition Number: 38607
Asia Pacific
Beijing - CHN

The Role:

Bloomberg's Communications/ Government department is seeking a Government Affairs Representative to join the team to assist in the development and implementation of strategies as they pertain to legislative and regulatory issues affecting Bloomberg in Asia.

Responsibilities include:
- With sufficient understanding of our various businesses, the incumbent will research, analyze and make recommendations/draft option memos on legislative and regulatory issues which may provide threats or opportunities to our business
- Influence legislative and regulatory policy issues that could potentially impact Bloomberg
- Draft issue briefs, talking points, sample letters and correspondence on a variety of policy issues ranging from financial services to broadcasting
- Ability to conduct discrete research projects on pending issues
- Develop and maintain relationships with key officials in government, their staffs and various associations and organizations across APAC with concentration in the SEA or NEA
- Assist in drafting comment letters for regulatory agencies
- Attend and prepare communication from relevant hearings or open regulatory meetings

- JD degree preferred
- 5 to 8 years experience in Regulatory Agency
- Possesses excellent organizational abilities and can manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
- Must have existing relationships and networks with government bodies, treasurers, regulatory officers and relevant officials
- Has good interpersonal skills and is comfortable working in a non-hierarchical, multi-lateral management, team-oriented work environment
- Self-motivated, driven, organized, detail oriented, able to multi-task and excel in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to collaborate and partner; building strong lasting relationships
- Ability to balance immediate and long-term priorities
- Must possess strong communication skills, both written and oral, strong negotiation and consensus building skills

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.

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