The Role: Managing Editor, News -- Market Intelligence Insight
The Location: New York, Washington, D.C., or Virginia, USA; London, U.K.
The Team: You will be part of a global team of editors, journalists, research analysts and data specialists, collaborating with colleagues both locally and remotely to publish showcase-worthy, data-driven insight across multiple sectors.
The Impact: This is an exciting opportunity to lead a new editing team that will conceptualize and drive strategy for differentiated business journalism and data-driven analysis. Our readers include investment bankers, buy- and sell-side analysts, industry executives and regulators who rely on Market Intelligence offerings to make decisions and set priorities for their day.
As Managing Editor, News, you will work closely with the Head of News & Insight Operations to develop showcase content that engages and delights our customers. Your team of seasoned editors will lead thematic and data-focused editorial projects. While it will focus on news and analysis, your team will also review internal and external presentation material and edit sector-focused research as needed.
Collective ownership is key to success. You and your team will partner closely with counterpart editorial teams in Research and Data Visualization to produce a well-aligned spectrum of coverage including event-tied journalism, data-driven analysis and in-depth research. You will develop strong relationships with sector-focused journalists, analysts and researchers across News and Research teams to ensure our showcase content aligns with broader sector strategy.
The right candidate will be a self-starter with strong organizational and project management skills who is able to work autonomously while also valuing collaboration and understanding the importance of contributor and stakeholder buy-in. This individual will need to make decisions quickly and effectively while ensuring appropriate stakeholders are informed of progress, including roadblocks, in a timely manner.
To succeed this in this role, you should have a strong background in management, coaching and building teams to work collaboratively and collectively towards a common goal in a global environment. Demonstration of empathetic leadership style and positive change management skills are essential, as this is a new role leading a new team.
Strong decision-making ability is required. This role will be responsible for high-profile, high-stakes content that will often have rapid turnaround requirements. The Managing Editor must also value strong editorial governance and demonstrate a risk-aware mindset.
What's In It For You: This role offers an excellent opportunity to help lead innovation in investment-focused journalism and analysis. You will hone your proven people and project management skills and apply your editorial strengths in your day-to-day work. You will also utilize your analytical skills and take on a range of responsibilities as an editorial leader in a global news and research provider.
Manage a global team of seasoned editors focused on business journalism and analysis.
Optimize digital content to drive usage, discoverability and client value.
Communicate effectively with journalists, analysts, researchers and production designers.
Edit articles and PowerPoint presentations, using in-house content and process management tools.
Review spreadsheets, tables and graphs to ensure consistency with written text.
Maintain technical expertise with evolving systems and platforms.
BA/MA required. Study of English, Communications, Journalism or related fields a plus.
Excellent verbal and written English-language communication skills as well as some facility with basic financial math.
Proven organizational and project management skills.
People management experience with positive track record for developing talent. At least 10 years' editing experience in business journalism, analysis and/or research.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to deliver and receive constructive feedback. Coaching experience a must.
5+ years' experience managing an editorial-focused team.
Proven ability to manage a global team working across multiple geographies and time zones.
Experience developing and editing data-driven feature content.
Strong understanding in development and implementation of editorial process and policy.
S&P Global Market Intelligence
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.
S&P Global Market Intelligence 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.spglobal.com/marketintelligence.
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
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Job ID: 259221 Posted On: 2021-02-01 Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States