Global Data – Relationship Manager – Third Party Commercials/Alternative Data

Bloomberg Published: February 12, 2021
London, United Kingdom
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Bloomberg runs on data. In our Global Data business, we supply it. The Content Acquisition & Business Management (CABM) department is responsible for managing, acquiring and integrating content and data from Exchanges, Brokers, Sell-Side Dealers and other types of Third Party providers to drive the value of Bloomberg to our customers.

The Bloomberg Alternative Data Business is focused on growing our platform of Third Party alternative data providers' proprietary data sets, and developing innovative ways for clients to access the content. Investment managers, traders, principal investors and corporate leaders are increasingly looking to non-traditional data to help inform investment decisions. Through our industry-leading reference data product, Data License, Bloomberg delivers alternative datasets in ready-to-use formats to help investors uncover opportunities and build new strategies. Standard identifiers make testing datasets and extracting insights easier and faster. Data set vary across a wide range of markets and data categories, such as consumer behaviour, industry insights, and technology trends.

Our team is responsible for identifying, sourcing, qualifying, and onboarding new Third Party data partnerships that can add value to customers.

What's the role?
Bloomberg is seeking an energetic, highly motivated and experienced individual to join the Third Party Commercials team. The Third Party Commercials team is responsible for the acquisition and governance of all Third Party data used within Bloomberg's suite of products. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a highly topical and fascinating product, where Alt Data is evolving at the forefront of the minds of financial market players.

The key aspect of this industry-facing position is to establish and maintain mutually beneficial strategic business relationships with alternative data providers across the world to enhance and expand the value Bloomberg brings to the market data ecosystem.

Analysing the impact of new products, executing scalable commercial models, negotiating masterfully and developing strong partnerships with market data organizations are key to this role. The individual will work closely with Product Development, Sales, Data and other stakeholders to leverage opportunities for closer collaboration with Third Party data entities on behalf of Bloomberg and its clients.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's level degree in Finance/Economics or equivalent work experience
  • Technology vendor management experience, including exposure to financial market data companies
  • Solid knowledge of financial market structure, across asset classes
  • Strong relationship management skills through experience managing the sales life cycle
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to multitask
  • Self-starter with demonstration of product/idea generation
  • Prior experience in a start-up/early stage company a plus

If this sounds like you:
Apply! If we think you are a good match, we'll get in touch to let you know the next steps.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process.

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