LATIN AMERICA FIG NEWS
The Team : The team covers banking and financial services news throughout Latin America and the Caribbean in English. This includes both Latin America's biggest breaking financial stories, along with well-
researched, sharply crafted analytical pieces illuminating key trends in the Latin American banking and financial industry.
Areas of coverage range from major financial company mergers to regulatory policy shifts, to market upheaval to the impact of national elections in key regional economies such as Mexico and Brazil.
The Impact : This is an exciting position at 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.
What’s in it for you : The successful candidate will help to lead our Latin America Financial Institutions team, at a time when we seek to boost the visibility of our reporting and establish a known journalistic brand.
In this high-profile position, you will be joining our larger Financial Institutions news team of around 100 journalists and editors, who are also covering the U.
S., Asia-Pacific, Europe along with the Middle East and Africa.
Edit English-language breaking news stories for our real-time news platform, enticing readers with strong headlines.
Help to identify value-added analytical industry pieces illuminating key trends, and work with reporters to craft and sharpen those pieces.
Have an ability to leverage in-house and external data and other graphics to deliver valuable insight to readers.
Shape your team's daily content by developing fresh story ideas and delivering sharp, concise content and prioritizing news coverage.
Coach and mentor team members.
What We’re Looking For :
Basic Qualifications :
3+ years experience leading a daily news team.
Must possess near native-level fluency in English necessary, along with a strong command of Portuguese and / or Spanish.
Strong editing skills and a strong command of journalistic practices (AP style, libel issues, etc.).
An affinity for analyzing numbers, using in-house data intelligence, financial reports and other industry information.
Strong communication skills : You will need to be able to deliver feedback effectively to reporters across the globe.
A broad knowledge of finance, markets and world events.
Candidates will need to provide samples of recent published work and pass an editing test.
Preferred Qualifications :
Business journalism experience.
Knowledge of financial market & economic trend analysis
Experience covering the Latin American financials sector a big advantage.
Experience leading remote teams.