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S&P Global Platts

The Role: Associate Editor

The Location: Houston, TX, USA

The Team: The team is responsible for daily publication of Platts Coal Trader, an industry leading publication covering the US thermal coal market. The team writes daily news and analysis as well as conducts daily benchmark price assessments. The US thermal coal team consists of two associate editors and one managing editor, who reports to the global director of coal in London.

The Impact: The role is critical to defending our brand, increasing our relevance in the market, showcasing Platts’ subject matter expertise regarding coal and related commodities such as natural gas and renewable energy, while also ensuring our daily benchmark price assessments are accurate. Your job is to make sense of supply and demand and how it impacts pricing, while also considering the role coal plays in ever-changing domestic and international markets.

What’s in it for you:

  • Gain subject matter expertise in domestic and international coal markets, as well as North American power markets.
  • Travel for conferences, market engagement
  • Chance to grow within S&P Global, a global Fortune 500 company


  • Research and write daily market relevant news and analysis; also work on longer enterprise pieces.
  • Conduct daily and weekly price assessments
  • Adhere to rigorous compliance standards
  • Develop new sources and broaden existing relationships

What We’re Looking For: We are looking for someone who is curious about energy markets.  If you're right for this role, you'll be inquisitive, conscientious, and an effective communicator. You'll love this job because you'll be in a dynamic environment where market-moving changes occur every day, surrounded by high-energy individuals who are enthusiastic about covering markets and regulation, spotting key trends and reporting about those trends to our customers. You will be able to tackle problems and take independent action.  You will seek out new assignments and act on opportunities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2 years journalism experience
  • Ability to travel
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in commodities journalism or experience in commodities
  • Spanish or Portuguese
  • Advanced Excel, SQL skills 

About S&P Global Platts

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with conviction. We’re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts 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 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 any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.  Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. 

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