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Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 9
The Location: Houston, TX
The Career Opportunity: The Associate Editor role is a great opportunity to hone and develop business and commodity journalism skills. Growth within the Platts editorial team is encouraged and supported.
The Impact: You will provide critical information, news and analysis to our subscribers.
The Team: The right candidate for this role will be an enthusiastic team player with a passion for market reporting. Platts is a well-regarded source of expertise in the energy commodity markets. Our price assessments are used to settle billions of dollars' worth of contracts every day. We foster a collaborative team environment that encourages working together.
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $46,200 to $95,900. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
Americas Tanker Market Assessments : Assessing the tanker freight rates for a defined set of tanker markets with sharp accuracy on a daily basis
High-Quality Market Commentaries: Responsible for writing market commentaries associated with the tanker freight assessments to make readers understand what impacts the rates
Market News: Reporting news and analysis relating to and impacting Americas tanker markets, to help readers understand what is happening in the market place, including news about supply/demand developments, government data, new developments in regulations and analysis of price trends, and other relevant topics.
Market Engagement with Industry: - Responsible for engaging with shipping market sources in the region, including shipowners, charterers, brokers, traders, port authorities.
What we're looking for:
Drive to develop knowledge of North and South American oil shipping markets. Understanding of market fundamentals is necessary in order to develop subject matter expertise.
Accuracy under time pressure. It is critical that we deliver accurate assessments to the market consistently.
Proven real time news abilities. This position will be writing news and analysis on a real time basis.
Comfortable with public speaking
Spanish/Portuguese language skills are a plus
Our Hiring Manager says: "I'm looking for the kind of person who can get quickly up to speed on the shipping markets and wants to own the job that they do. If you are right for this role, you will have a strong drive for news and analytical reporting. You will be an engaging self-starter, who enjoys working closely with a global shipping team, while reaching out to other commodity teams that impact tanker markets. You'll love this job because the shipping markets are dynamic and at the forefront of global trade. This is great opportunity to be at the heart of a rapidly expanding part of our business."
At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. 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 www.platts.com .
S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, 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.