Newswriter I

S&P Global
Full time Full day
Islamabad
Job Description:

The Role: Newswriter I

Grade: 07 Relevant for internal applicants only)

Location: Islamabad, PK

Role Overview

You will spot newsy nuggets from source documents that include press releases, regulatory filings, and other third-party news articles to write a factual news story. Write news articles, ensuring accuracy, house style and quality of content. Help craft our coverage by contributing story ideas, vetting news leads, and compiling daily and weekly features.

The Team / The Business:

Our News team works is composed of Newswriters, Reporters, and Editors in our offices in the US, London, Philippines, Pakistan and India.

The Impact:

You will be covering the biggest news which is of interest to our subscribers. The coverage areas will be dynamic, ranging from economic data and financial market moves to corporate announcements or results.

The Career Opportunity:

Our Company prides itself in being an equal opportunity employer and a result faced meritocracy. We set high standards and value accountability for all. At the same time, we seek to identify and reward exceptional performance with growth opportunities. Based on planned growth & initiatives, you have an opportunity to emerge to more specialized roles and act as a resource for the team.

What\'s in it for you:
  • You will master writing for an international financial outlet
  • Learn and exercise journalism skills including interviewing, data analysis, writing
  • You will learn about the financial markets
  • You will spearhead coverage of new industries and provide regulatory & financially relevant news
  • You will get to network globally with your peers in different locations
Responsibilities:
  • Compose news stories based on newspaper stories, press releases, and regulatory filings
  • Write genuine content by covering conference calls and conducting interviews with executives and analysts
  • Gather newsworthy leads pertaining to your given industry
  • Aggregate stories for regular wrap features
What We\'re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor\'s/College degree in Journalism, Mass Communication, Economics, and/or relevant work experience required
  • Tight-knit collaboration skills
  • Strong English writing skills
  • Meticulous accuracy skills
Preferred Qualification:
  • Eager to learn new things and be a standout teammate
  • Solid background in writing
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of business news
  • Strong knowledge of global economy
About Company Statement:

At S&P Global, we don\'t give you intelligence-we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We\'re the world\'s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. For more information, visit www.spglobal.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.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

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: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.



Equal Opportunity Employer

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: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP203 - Entry Professional (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 276074
Posted On: 2022-09-19
Location: Islamabad, Pakistan

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