The role

We are seeking an inspiring and energetic leader with a sense for the interplay of global markets, economics and politics, who has a sharp editorial eye and is able to jump on the world's biggest breaking stories on tight deadlines but also produce well-researched and crafted analytical pieces illuminating key international trends. Areas of coverage would range from big cross-border mergers to Brexit negotiations, trade disputes, and significant monetary policy developments around the globe.

The impact

Our Global Markets team ensures we have the biggest news of the day covered while collaborating with other news desks to highlight our best sector-focused coverage, taking a direct hand in editing and shaping those stories.

The Global Markets editor curates our Top News pages for web and mobile, which serve as many readers’ entry into our news products.

The editor also manages a team of journalists who produce spot news stories and in-depth reporting on major trends that will resonate with our readers, leveraging S&P Global data where possible to differentiate our content. 

The career opportunity

This role helps provide a showcase for our best editorial output at a time when we seek to boost the visibility of our reporting and establish a known journalistic brand, making this a high-profile position.

The team / the business

You’ll join an expanding, global newsroom filled with ambitious journalists with deep sector expertise.

You’ll also gain access to a wealth of data and analysis from across the company to help explain the “why”, contextualize the news and offer unique insights.

Requirements

Candidates should have strong editing skills with an eye for enhancing relevance and readability; sharp news judgment; excellent collaboration skills and ability to work with globally diverse teams and individuals; experience directly managing a team; experience providing feedback and coaching; strong understanding of financial markets and world events; an ability to work in a fast-paced, web-focused newsroom; and fluency in English, with knowledge of at least one other major European language being highly desirable.

How to apply

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