Standard & Poor’s, Senior Editorial Manager – London
Senior Editorial Manager – Standard & Poor’s, London (110000008Q)
Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence, including independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data.
With approximately 7,500 employees, including wholly owned affiliates, located in 21 countries, Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 140 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions.
We currently have an opening for a Senior Editorial Manager to join our editorial team based in London. The successful applicant will lead a team of editors in London supporting ratings analysts across the EMEA region.
As the lead for a team of five editors, you will manage the publishing of financial research to Standard & Poor's web-based information services. This research encompasses announcements on credit ratings, surveillance reports on current transactions, new and updated ratings criteria, and reports on credit market trends.
Candidates must also be able to:
• Understand complex financial terminology and concepts and apply this knowledge in their work;
• Produce error-free articles that are clear, concise, and conform to usage, grammatical, and style standards;
• Develop strong working relationships with analytical managers and other business units;
• Work to strict deadlines, while ensuring published reports attain the highest standards of quality; and
• Manage and prioritize workflow to meet publishing deadlines.
In addition to managing day-to-day operations, you will support the Managing Editor for EMEA and analytical leads in the Structured Finance business segment to design and implement strategies that:
• Improve the quality of S&P's research reports;
• Enable analysts to write clearly and in plain English;
• Deliver high-impact commentary and special reports on breaking topics; and
• Streamline operations where possible.
The position would suit someone with strong editing skills gained over several years with a business or finance title. Preference will be given to candidates with managerial experience in leading teams to achieve high performance. A university degree in journalism, English or other humanities subjects or equivalent and excellent English-language skills are essential.
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