Managing Editor, Americas Distillate Markets Managing Editor, Americas Distillate Markets …

S&P Global
in Houston, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in Houston, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Managing Editor, Americas Distillate Markets
The Role: Manage the Americas distillates market coverage, overseeing the team's work on day-to-day basis while also providing longer-term direction for diesel, jet fuel, heating oil, kerosene and Latin American products coverage. This person will develop and manage the staff to give S&P Global Platts industry-leading coverage of the distillates markets in the US and throughout the Americas.

Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 11

The Location: Houston, TX

The Team: You are part of a global team. You are considered an SME in the industry and being a team player is very important in this role.

The Impact: The managing editor will help support Platts leadership in the high-profile distillates industry, which serves as a main driver of US energy industry demand. This position will be important in driving editorial excellence across the team and growing our relevance and importance in the wider market.

What's in it for you: The managing editor is a great opportunity for somebody to hone and develop their management skills while also making a difference in a key part of the company's front line operations.
What We're Looking For: Leadership skills, delegation, managing team members, presentation skills, mentoring, Excel, knowledge of oil markets.

  • Oversee daily market coverage of Americas oil markets, including daily price assessments, commentary and news and analysis.
  • Take a leading role in development and enhancements to our distillates market coverage in the region, including a personal commitment to engage with stakeholders in the industry.
  • Manage directly the other staff on the Americas distillates team.
  • Ensure that emerging market issues that may require further investigation and potential methodology adjustment are highlighted and acted upon in an appropriate time frame.
  • Act as the critical "second pair of eyes" function to ensure process is being followed correctly during the assessment process.
  • Drive news coverage through the team.
  • Administer the day to day running of the team, including tasks such as scheduling coverage and holidays.
  • Facilitate a healthy flow of communication between the management team and the team.
  • Knowledge of how Platts assesses and covers Americas oil markets. This is to ensure that Platts processes are applied consistently and accurately.
  • Wider knowledge of US oil trade and markets. A detailed knowledge of the market is required to be able to direct coverage.
  • Working to intraday deadlines in high pressure environments. Our processes are daily and we have frequent intraday deadlines. Efficient running of the team will only be possible if the person filling this position is a master of time management.
  • Accuracy under time pressure. It is critical that we deliver accurate assessments to the market consistently.
  • Public speaking abilities. This position will be an internal and external ambassador of what we do and must be an accomplished and confident speaker.
  • Proven internal and external training capabilities. This position will be responsible for ensuring a consistent approach to methodology and training.
  • Proven real time news abilities. This position will be writing news and analysis on a real time basis but will also be responsible for driving news in the team.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Spanish language skills
At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts 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 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:
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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 262676
Posted On: 2021-06-14
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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