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The Role: Assistant Editor - US Financials

Grade (relevant for internal applicants only): 08A (potential for 09A for the right candidate)

The Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

Shift: This is a permanent night shift role 

The Team: Our digital newsroom of is dedicated to delivering readers actionable news on financial markets around the world. With a global newsroom of more than 250 reporters and editors across five continents, you will have the opportunity every single day to work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and to develop a close team dynamic with co-workers from around the globe.

The Impact: The assistant editor plays a key role in publishing, assigning and writing articles covering banking and financial services news in the U.S. and uses proven news judgment to determine coverage and provide mentorship for writers.

What’s in it for you: This role provides the ability to take your journalism career to the next level by sharpening writing, editing and news judgment skills and helping guide the team's news coverage.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assist in producing clean and concise copy on deadline
  • Help craft our coverage by contributing story ideas, vetting news leads, and compiling and/or editing daily and weekly features
  • Collaborate with editors across the team to monitor news
  • Continue to increase own industry knowledge, drawing on in-house training tools and other resources
  • Write stories, as and when needed
  • Coach and mentor team members

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR: 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's/College Degree
  • At least 2-3 years of working experience as a writer or editor
  • A strong interest in business news
  • Ability to communicate and oversee effectively and collegially with team members
  • Ability to move quickly from one task to another
  • Meticulous attention to detail; dedication to producing quality product; deadline conscious
  • Eager to learn new things and be a great teammate
  • Ability to work under tight deadline
  • Flexibility to work in the night shift 

S&P GLOBAL MARKET INTELLIGENCE

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or other legally protected categories, subject to applicable law. 

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Job Location:
Gender:
No Preference
Experience:
Doesn't Matter
Apply Before:
May 10, 2019
Posting Date:
Apr 10, 2019
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S&P Global Market Intelligence

Banking/Financial Services · 1001-1500 employees - Islamabad

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive a ...Read More