The Role: Latin America financial news reporter
The Location: Buenos Aires
The Impact: We are seeking an ambitious Buenos Aires-based financial journalist, with a sense for the interplay of markets, economics and the banking system, who is able not only to jump on Latin America's biggest breaking financial stories to a tight deadline but also to produce well-researched, sharply crafted analytical pieces illuminating key trends in the Latin American banking and financial industry. Areas of coverage would range from major financial company mergers to regulatory policy shifts, to market upheaval to the impact of national elections in key regional economies such as Mexico and Brazil.
What’s in it for you: This is an exciting position created by S&P Global Market Intelligence as it further expands its financial news service around the world, including Latin America, catering to more than 200,000 professional subscribers.
The Career Opportunity: The successful candidate will write for our Latin America Financial Institutions team, at a time when we seek to boost the visibility of our reporting and establish a known journalistic brand. In this high-profile position, you will be joining our larger Financial Institutions news team of around 100 journalists and editors, who are also covering the U.S., Asia-Pacific, Europe along with the Middle East and Africa.
S&P Global Market Intelligence is the largest division within S&P Global, which also includes S&P Global Ratings, , S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts.
The Skills: The successful candidate will work closely with editors and with our teams of journalists around the world so teamwork and cross-time zone collaboration are essential. While native-level English and excellent writing skills are required, fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese are also essential, as is the ability to forge high-level contacts.
Write concise and insightful analysis and breaking news to variable deadlines, in close cooperation with the team editors in the U.S.
Must possess broad knowledge of finance, markets and world events.
Must have a track record of financial journalism at a high level.
Have an ability to leverage in-house and external data and other graphics to deliver valuable insight to readers.
Fluency in English necessary along with a strong command of Portuguese and/or Spanish.
Candidates will need to provide samples of recent published work and pass a writing test.