News Writer - Business News

S&P Global Philippines, Inc.

  • Pasig, Philippines
    GF, Frontera Drive, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Pasig
    Metro Manila
    Philippines
  • Full time
Posted 3 months ago and deadline of application is on 2 Sep
Recruiter was hiring 10 hours ago

News Writer - Business News

S&P Global Philippines, Inc.

Job Description

The Role: As a News Writer, you will be responsible in gathering news and writing briefs regarding business. Each writer will be part to a team. Each team will cover a specific industry of a specific region. These industry will include the metals and mining industry, energy, real estate, and banking and finance.

The Location: Our news office is located in Pasig City, Philippines.

The Impact: You will be writing timely news updates. You will help the News team provide accurate and timely news to our clients, helping provide them with the essential intelligence they need to make the right business decisions.

What’s in it for you: You will have the opportunity to develop your writing skills, as well as gain industry knowledge in the specific business sectors. Down the line, expert writers may be given the responsibility of writing more and more complex articles and reports.

The Team: The role will have you working with a global team of News people. You will interact with colleagues in our News Desks in the US, UK, and Hong Kong, as well as colleagues in Pakistan and India.

Your Skills:

  • Ideally, you should have a solid background in writing and have a keen eye for details.
  • Knowledge of business news is a plus.
  • We will be providing industry specific training so a strong initiative to learn is required is needed for the position.

Responsibilities:

  • You will vet news wires, newspapers, and company websites to capture and to monitor information, and news articles about the various business sectors and the companies being covered in the industry assigned.
  • You will write news briefs based on newspaper stories, press releases and filings.
  • You maybe assigned other enterprise stories, and contribute to regular features, aggregating stories based on subject matter.
  • There might also be opportunities to edit basic news stories.

Minimum Qualifications

What We’re Looking For:

  • Are you passionate about writing and interested in learning about business news?
  • Do you have a good grasp of the English language?
  • Are you open to work the night shift to write about up-to-date news regarding the different industries?

Requirements:

  • Possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree, Journalism, Economics, Finance/Accountancy/Banking, Mass Communications or equivalent.
  • At least 1 year of news writing experience.
  • Excellent written communication skills required, including high-level grasp of English language grammar.
  • Prior knowledge regarding the industry is preferred but not required.
  • Capable of working under pressure and in a dynamic environment.
  • Have strong interest to pursue business/financial news writing.
  • Amenable to work in Pasig City and during holidays and weekends.
  • Willing to work for night shift.

Perks and Benefits

  • Paid Holidays Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Bereavement/Family Leave Paid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Life Insurance Life Insurance
  • Medical / Health Insurance Medical / Health Insurance
  • Performance Bonus Performance Bonus

Required Skills

  • Writing

Jobs Summary

Job level
Fresh Grad / Entry Level
Job category
Writing and Content
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Always 
Office Address
GF, Frontera Drive, Pasig, Metro Manila, Philippines
Industry
Financial Technology
Vacancy
10 openings
Website
http://www.spglobal.com

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About S&P Global Philippines, Inc.

S&P Global is a leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide. The Company’s divisions include S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts. S&P Global has approximately, 20,000 employees in 31 countries.
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