Industry Editor, Consumer News
The Role: S&P Global Market Intelligence is seeking an Industry Editor for our London office who can deliver thought-provoking, insightful news and features related to the Consumer Staples & Discretionary sector across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. On a daily basis, you will edit news articles and features for accuracy, style and content, adhering to tight deadlines. You will help shape our daily content by developing fresh story ideas; delivering sharp, concise content; and prioritizing news coverage. You will also use your strong leadership skills to coach and mentor team members, including a team of reporters in our London bureau.
The Impact: Our real-time, subscription-based news service reaches an influential readership that includes coverage on companies that manufacture, distribute and sell consumer products ranging from apparel and footwear to luxury goods; computers and electronics to home furnishings; vehicles and automotive parts to food and agricultural products; and much more.
The Career Opportunity: You will have the opportunity to flourish professionally in this role. All editorial roles provide possibilities to move up the career ladder to enable you to take on new and varied responsibilities, including people management and business development, within S&P Global Market Intelligence and across the entire S&P Global group. Our extensive database of market, regulatory and corporate data offers ample opportunities to enrich your ability to deliver high-quality news.
The Team: With more than 250 reporters and editors across five continents, our Industry Editors have the opportunity every day to work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and are able to develop a close team dynamic with co-workers from around the globe.
- Proven business journalism experience.
- Exceptional editing skills, with an ability to deliver sharp, concise content to daily deadlines.
- An understanding of the consumer, business or financial sector is preferred.
- 2+ years management experience preferred.
- Command of journalistic best practices (AP style, libel issues, etc.)
- Must have an affinity for analyzing numbers, using in-house data intelligence, financial reports and other industry information.
- Fluency in English necessary, plus knowledge of at least one other major European language is desirable, but not essential.
To apply, please send your CV, cover letter and three samples of recent work to S&P Global Market Intelligence. Successful candidates will need to pass in-house editing test prior to interviews with the team.
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 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 www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.