S&P Global Market Intelligence, Freelance Reporter - Portuguese and/or Spanish Speaking

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Location
Remote, home-based
Salary
DoE
Posted
15 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Ref
238493
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Freelance
Hours
Part Time

The Role:

S&P Global Market Intelligence is seeking a multi-lingual freelance news writer with a strong command of Portuguese and/or Spanish.

The Impact:

We are seeking a part-time news writer with an understanding of banking and financial markets to contribute to our daily morning news summary feature for Latin America, emailed to clients around the world at 9 a.m. São Paulo time every weekday.

The successful candidate will be able to quickly locate pertinent news, and succinctly summarize that news for our clients on a tight deadline. Proficiency in reading both Spanish and Portuguese, as well as superb English writing skills, is critical to successfully tackling this position,

What’s in it for you:

This is a flexible position created by S&P Global Market Intelligence as it further expands its financial news service around the world, including Latin America, catering to more than 200,000 professional subscribers.

The Career Opportunity:

The successful candidate will meaningfully contribute to our most widely read daily feature, at a time when we seek to boost the visibility of our reporting and establish a known journalistic brand. In this position, you will be joining our larger Financial Institutions news team of around 100 journalists and editors.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is the largest division within S&P Global, which also includes S&P Global Ratings, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts.

The Skills:

The successful candidate will work closely with editors and with our teams of journalists around the world so teamwork and cross-time zone collaboration are essential. While native-level English and excellent writing skills are required, fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese are also essential.

Responsibilities:

The freelance reporter is responsible for scanning relevant media, news and reports from Latin America, and compiling short summaries in English to be submitted by an early-morning deadline of 8a.m. São Paulo time, Monday to Friday.

S&P Global Market Intelligence news reaches an influential readership that includes analysts, regulators, lawyers, regulators, politicians and major players at well-known banks, investors and multinationals across the globe. The firm's massive database offers ample opportunities to enhance and drive that reporting.

  • Write concise and insightful breaking news to deadline, in close cooperation with the team editors.
  • Must possess broad knowledge of finance, markets and world events.
  • Must have a track record of financial journalism at a high level.
  • Fluency in English necessary along with a strong command of Portuguese and/or Spanish


Candidates will need to provide samples of recent published work and pass a writing test.

Click 'Apply' now.

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