Industry Expert - Commodities Industry Expert - Commodities …

S&P Global
in Charlottesville, VA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in Charlottesville, VA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Industry Expert - Commodities
S&P Global Market Intelligence

The Role: Industry Expert, Commodities Data Journalism
Grade (relevant for internal use only): 9
The Location: Charlottesville, USA

The Team: You will join a dynamic team in the newsroom to help foster our goal of providing data-focused coverage of the Commodities (energy, oil & gas, and metals & mining) sector. We are looking for an upbeat and self-starting individual passionate about the complexities of the industry. The team provides our discerning readership with the news and analysis they need to excel at their jobs.

The Impact: Our digital newsroom is dedicated to delivering readers actionable news on financial markets around the world. You will work closely with editors and reporters focused on the Commodities sector to conduct current events and trend analysis using our collected data.

What's in it for you: In addition to building skills and expertise about Commodities sector, you will be able to generate stories about a range of topics. The position requires strong analytical, research, communication and report writing skills. Your primary responsibility will be to write insightful data-focused features and reports. You are expected to have an increased level of engagement in brainstorming sessions and will be tasked with generating new executable ideas that highlight interesting trends in their assigned regions. Strong verbal interpersonal skills are required for this role as you will be responsible for conducting webinars and trainings from time to time.

Compensation/Benefits Information:
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $56k to $129.9k . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
This role is eligible to receive S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

  • You will cover breaking news or trend analysis using S&P-collected and third-party data
  • You will carry out analysis to produce insightful features and data-focused analytical trends
  • Collaborating with other data journalists, reporters, and editors on data-focused coverage
  • Educating the broader newsroom on how to use S&P's best in class data within day-to-day news coverage
  • Articulating key financial and market trends; Collating data and writing data-focused articles and reports on assigned regions falls under the preview of this job
  • Fact-checking data for articles and providing feedback on the write-up
  • Addressing external publication-related/research queries
  • Working with internal partners on product improvement initiatives
  • Collaborating with various SPGMI teams on ad-hoc projects
Basic Qualifications:
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Highly developed analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • High level of energy, unwavering attention to quality; ability to juggle multiple priorities and complete tasks autonomously
  • Strong MS Excel skills and/or knowledge of data analytics tools (Python/SQL)
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Journalism or related disciplines
  • Certification on the subjects related to the sector is desirable
  • Prior knowledge and experience of the Commodities industries
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, global, multi-cultural environment
  • Experience in data analytics of energy, oil & gas, or metals industries
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, financial markets or reporting of financial data.
  • Previous professional experience with data journalism
About Company Statement:
S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence 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

EOE Statement:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local 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.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 259093
Posted On: 2021-03-02
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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