About the role:

Grade Level (for internal use):

The team: This is an outstanding opportunity to join the world’s leading price reporting organisation as it strengthens and grows its presence across the agriculture and food markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in pricing, analytics and news to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. The agriculture and food pricing team is a global team responsible for key pricing benchmarks across the world covering markets such as Grains, Oilseeds, Animal Feed and more.

The impact: This is an exciting opportunity to help drive S&P Global Commodity Insights agriculture and food price assessments across the EMEA region. The associate editor will be responsible for market coverage and driving our existing price assessments forward.

What is in it for you:

  • Opportunities to represent S&P Global Commodity Insights at industry events, face-to-face meetings, presenting at conferences, webinars and podcasts to further develop S&P Global as a significant presence in the agriculture and food markets. 
  • The successful candidate would contribute to a fast-paced, and dynamic team based in London that works across the agriculture and food markets. 
  • Assist in identifying, developing, and executing new price assessment opportunities across the agriculture and food markets.  

Responsibilities:

  • Leading market coverage on agriculture and food markets by reporting on daily physical trade activity including bids, offers and other relevant information. 
  • Building and managing our database of contacts, seeking potential new sources to contribute to our assessment process and developing a close business relationship with market participants. 
  • Identifying opportunities to develop and refine methodology as well as helping launch new price assessments. 
  • Writing daily and weekly commentaries and daily assessment rationale explaining the trends driving prices. 
  • Creating news stories and multi-media coverage. 
  • Work closely with relevant units across the organization such as commercial, analytics and news.  

What we are looking for:

  • Experience in agriculture and food markets.
  • Strong numeracy skills and the ability to apply basic math functions in Excel. 
  • Strong communication skills that demonstrate good listening, clear writing style, and strong verbal skills. The ability to communicate across a wide range of groups and personalities internally and externally. 
  • Fluent in English with excellent English writing skills. 
  • Entrepreneurial and self-starter mindset with effective problem-solving skills. 
  • An ability to multitask and prioritize under tight deadlines. 

Other qualifications:

  • Multi-lingual skills an advantage (Arabic would be desirable)
  • A solid understanding of economics and commodities markets fundamentals.  
  • Additional language skills would be an advantage. 
  • Degree in Agronomics, Sciences, Journalism, Economics, Finance, Business or similar. 
  • Experience in price reporting or market reporting is a benefit. 

About S&P Global Commodity Insights

At S&P Global Commodity Insights, our complete view of global energy and commodities markets enables our customers to make decisions with conviction and create long-term, sustainable value.

We’re a trusted connector that brings together thought leaders, market participants, governments, and regulators to co-create solutions that lead to progress. Vital to navigating Energy Transition, S&P Global Commodity Insights’ coverage includes oil and gas, power, chemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Commodity Insights is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world’s leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

For more information, visit http://www.spglobal.com/commodity-insights.

Our purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology–the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our people:

We are more than 35,000 strong worldwide—so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We are committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We’re constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.

Benefits:

We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That is why we provide everything you—and your career—need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:

  • Health and wellness: health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in your future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family-friendly perks: It is not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in-class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards—small perks can make a big difference.

For more information on benefits by country visit: https://www.spglobal.com/en/careers/our-culture/

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:

At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation – Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centres on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It does not stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by 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: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.

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