Editor, Consumer/Retail News

Position Description
The Role:
S&P Global Market Intelligence is seeking an editor for our Arlington office who can deliver thought-provoking, insightful news and features related to the retail. On a daily basis, you will edit news articles relating to global coverage of the retail sector, for accuracy, style and content, and to tight deadlines. You will help shape our daily content by developing fresh story ideas and delivering sharp, concise content and prioritizing news coverage. You will also use your strong leadership skills to coach and mentor team members.
The Impact:
Our real-time, subscription-based news service reaches an influential readership that includes coverage on retailers focused on apparel; footwear; luxury goods; computer and electronics; home furnishings; automotive supplies; home improvement; and sporting goods. It also includes major multiline retailers - department stores and online - internet retail operations.
The Career Opportunity:
You will have the opportunity to flourish professionally in this role. All editorial roles provide possibilities to move up the career ladder to enable you to take on new and varied responsibilities, including people management and business development, 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 Industry Editors 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. We offer a great, casual working environment easily walkable from the Rosslyn metro.
Requirements:
Proven business journalism experience.
Exceptional editing skills a must, with an ability to deliver sharp, concise content to daily and weekly deadlines.
Command of journalistic best practice (AP style, libel issues, etc.)
An affinity for analyzing numbers, using in-house data intelligence, financial reports and other industry information.
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.
About 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, S&P Global Market Intelligence
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions on the basis of merit, capability and equality of opportunity, and 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, or any other characteristic that has no bearing on a person s ability to perform his or her job.
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