S&P Global Market Intelligence, Freelance Reporter - Portuguese and/or Spanish Speaking

S&P Global
Remote, home-based
15 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Job Type
Part Time

The Role:

S&P Global Market Intelligence is seeking a multi-lingual freelance news writer with a strong command of Portuguese and/or Spanish.

The Impact:

We are seeking a part-time news writer with an understanding of banking and financial markets to contribute to our daily morning news summary feature for Latin America, emailed to clients around the world at 9 a.m. São Paulo time every weekday.

The successful candidate will be able to quickly locate pertinent news, and succinctly summarize that news for our clients on a tight deadline. Proficiency in reading both Spanish and Portuguese, as well as superb English writing skills, is critical to successfully tackling this position,

What’s in it for you:

This is a flexible position created by 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.

The Career Opportunity:

The successful candidate will meaningfully contribute to our most widely read daily feature, at a time when we seek to boost the visibility of our reporting and establish a known journalistic brand. In this position, you will be joining our larger Financial Institutions news team of around 100 journalists and editors.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is the largest division within S&P Global, which also includes S&P Global Ratings, S&P Dow Jones Indices and S&P Global Platts.

The Skills:

The successful candidate will work closely with editors and with our teams of journalists around the world so teamwork and cross-time zone collaboration are essential. While native-level English and excellent writing skills are required, fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese are also essential.


The freelance reporter is responsible for scanning relevant media, news and reports from Latin America, and compiling short summaries in English to be submitted by an early-morning deadline of 8a.m. São Paulo time, Monday to Friday.

S&P Global Market Intelligence news reaches an influential readership that includes analysts, regulators, lawyers, regulators, politicians and major players at well-known banks, investors and multinationals across the globe. The firm's massive database offers ample opportunities to enhance and drive that reporting.

  • Write concise and insightful breaking news to deadline, in close cooperation with the team editors.
  • Must possess broad knowledge of finance, markets and world events.
  • Must have a track record of financial journalism at a high level.
  • Fluency in English necessary along with a strong command of Portuguese and/or Spanish

Candidates will need to provide samples of recent published work and pass a writing test.

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