The Role: S&P Global Market Intelligence is seeking a reporter for our London office who can deliver thought-provoking, insightful news and features related to the retail sector across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. On a day-to-day basis, our reporters write about breaking news in the sector and craft proprietary stories on major corporate developments and trends. In addition, reporters provide on-the-ground coverage of hearings, shareholder meetings, conferences and other significant events.
The Impact: Our real-time, subscription-based news service reaches an influential readership, and includes coverage of retailers focused on apparel; footwear; luxury goods; consumer electronics; home furnishings; home improvement; and sporting goods. It also includes major multiline retailers/department stores and online/internet retail operations.
The Career Opportunity: You will have a tremendous opportunity to grow personally and professionally in this role. Reporters can build a network of contacts, learn about market dynamics, and gain a greater understanding of the retail sector. As part of our growing newsroom, all reporter roles provide the possibility to move up the career ladder to enable you to take on new and varied responsibilities, including reporter mentoring and editorial leadership 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 reporters 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.
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or a related field.
• Professional journalism experience.
• Retail sector, business, or financial sector reporting experience is preferred.
• 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 writing test prior to interviews with the team