The Role: As a Newswriter III, you will primarily be responsible for writing news articles based on information from company documents, regulatory filings and other third-party news stories. You will also edit stories written by others in the news team while providing them with feedback. Opportunities for people management, training and engagement with other departments within the wider company might present themselves as well.
The Team: We are truly a global firm! We comprise of a global team of Newswriters, Reporters and Editors based in offices of U.S., U.K., Pakistan, India and the Philippines.
The Impact: We cover critical market-moving news in the European banking and insurance sector, ranging from key economic data to company-specific announcements. Your stories will be read by key influencers in the European finance space.
The Career Opportunity: Our company prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a results-oriented meritocracy. We set high standards and value accountability for all. We seek to identify and reward extraordinary performance with advancement opportunities. This role will provide you with an opportunity for critical functions within the news group. This involves deciding on how stories are written and what news gets published. You will also be directly managing other team members and offering mentorship and training; and liaising with other departments with the goal of improving the overall operation.
- You will compose news articles based on newspaper stories, company statements and regulatory filings
- As you gain experience, you will be provided the opportunity to work on more sophisticated content based on media such as in-depth company reports, company conference calls, and direct interviews with analysts and market commentators
- You will capture newsworthy leads pertaining to the European financial sector and aggregate stories for regular wrap features
- People-management also falls under the preview of this job
What's in it for you:
- You will master writing for a renowned international news outlet
- You will improve your knowledge of financial markets and broader news trends
- You will network globally with peers in various locations worldwide
- You will also develop your skills in the areas of writing, editing, news discernment and people-management
Work Shift: This is a morning shift role but flexibility to work some early-morning and/or evening shifts is an added advantage.
What We’re Looking For:
- Minimum of a Bachelor's/College degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, Economics, and/ or relevant education.
- Experience working as a journalist/editor in a professional capacity
- Very strong written and verbal English communication
- Meticulous accuracy skills
- Eager to learn new things and be a standout teammate
- Tight-knit collaboration skills
- Ability to work under tight deadlines
- Knowledge of business news and the European financial sector
- Deep knowledge of banks and finance in general is a huge plus
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.
Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit: S&P Global Market Intelligence.
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions on the basis of merit, capability and equality of opportunity, and 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 any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law, or any other characteristic that has no bearing on a person’s ability to perform his or her job.