S&P Global Market Intelligence is seeking an enterprising journalist to cover financial, operational and regulatory news related to the metals and mining industry, with a regional focus on Europe, Africa and the Middle East. The successful candidate will be adept at identifying the most important news developments in the sector, reporting on breaking news and crafting proprietary stories on key industry trends. In addition, our reporters provide on-the-ground coverage of hearings, shareholder meetings, conferences and other significant events.
The Career Opportunity:
You will have an opportunity to help expand our global Metals & Mining News coverage and build a global readership, so your insight will be crucial to defining our coverage. Reporters cover their beat on a daily basis, allowing them to build a network of contacts, learn about market dynamics, and gain a greater understanding of the metals and mining sectors worldwide.
Our real-time, subscription-based news service reaches an influential readership that includes mining companies, steelmakers, refiners and processors, services companies and equipment makers, policymakers as well as many leading financial players.
With more than 300 journalists across five continents, S&P Global Market Intelligence is quickly expanding its coverage of financial and sector news. The successful candidate will work closely with Metals & Mining editors and journalists around the world, while also working with other colleagues in the London newsroom. S&P Global includes S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. Together, we’re the foremost providers of essential intelligence for the capital and commodities markets.
What We’re Looking For:
•Several years of professional journalism experience
•Strong writing and reporting skills, along with excellent news judgement
•Ability to work independently
•Fluency in English necessary. Knowledge of at one or more other major European languages would be a plus.
•Experience in commodities reporting desirable but not essential.
*Candidates selected to move forward will need to pass a writing test.
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