Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Legislative Data Analyst, Government Affairs, Bloomberg BNA for December or Recent Grad

Position description

Responsible for the acquisition of data, content and information to support the Government Affairs business.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Collect, review and summarize data from multiple sources.
- Attend congressional committee markups to collect and analyze relevant information related to bills, amendments, nominations and votes.
- Analyze congressional floor activity, providing analysis of amendments and other artifacts.
- Track regulatory dockets and related activity through the Federal Register and elsewhere.
- Standardize and maintain data from campaign finance and lobbying records.
- Maintain directory and calendar content to help customers stay up to speed on what’s happening and who to contact in Washington.
- Create innovative ways to enhance our systems and make our data-related processes more efficient, accurate and timely.
- Participate in time-sensitive projects, and collaborate with colleagues to deliver new initiatives.
- Act as a liaison with technology teams to enhance relevant product databases.
- Provide a platinum level of service to customers.
- Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

1-2+ years’ experience in research, especially collecting and maintaining complex data sets; experience summarizing legislative and regulatory developments desired; ability to identify, understand, and summarize complex information from a variety of sources; prior experience or strong knowledge and understanding of the legislative or regulatory process; excellent numerical skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; high proficiency in Microsoft Excel required; strong knowledge and understanding of the legislative or regulatory process; keen interest in information management, technology and product development; ability to work quickly, accurately, and efficiently in a fast paced with shifting priorities; effective project management skills and ability to prioritize tasks; knowledge in information technology and statistical analysis or computer programming (i.e. VBA, SQL, MATLAB, Python, Regex) desirable; works effectively as a member of a team, including helping others as needed; ability to deal with internal and external customers in a professional manner; excellent organizational skills; ability to work independently; ability to conduct research with guidance from supervisor or higher-level analyst; experience using database software and/or desktop publishing systems desired. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Application instructions

Apply on the Bloomberg page on MyWorkdayJobs.

For best consideration, apply by December 15.