The Role : Assistant Manager, News
On a daily basis, you will edit stories for accuracy, style and content, adhering to tight deadlines. You will help develop fresh story ideas;
deliver sharp, concise content; and prioritize news coverage. You will also use your strong leadership skills to manage and mentor team members in your and other offices.
The Impact :
Our subscription-based news service reaches an influential readership, including credit risk analysts, buy- and sell-side teams, and regulators.
The news we provide is a critical part of S&P Global's highly valued product offering.
The Career Opportunity :
This is an editorial / management role.This is an ideal opportunity for a business editor looking to expand his / her horizons through global collaboration and editorial leadership development.
You will have the opportunity to flourish professionally in this role. All editorial / management roles provide possibilities to move up the career ladder to enable you to take on new and varied responsibilities.
Our extensive database offers ample opportunities to enrich your ability to deliver high-quality news.
The Team / The Business :
Write and Edit news articles for accuracy, style and content, and provide constructive feedback on stories.
Manage a team of journalists based in and outside the Philippines.
Actively engage with internal / external stakeholders and prioritize news coverage.
Coach and mentor team members, encouraging them to come up with fresh story ideas.
Adhere to deadlines.
Qualifications / skills
Bachelors’ degree, preferably in business or journalism.
Business journalism experience. Prior record of editing and managing teams will be preferred.
Strong writing and editing skills, with a strong command of journalistic practices (AP style, libel issues, etc.).
Reasonable understanding of concepts used in financial markets.
Strong command of written and spoken English.
Excellent interpersonal / communication skills.
Critical thinking abilities and attention to detail.
Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented and multicultural environment.
Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment.
Amenable to work the early morning shift (6am - 3pm)