Managing Editor, Americas Light Ends Markets

S&P Global
Houston, USA
30 Apr 2023
03 May 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: Manage the Americas light ends market coverage, overseeing the team's work on day-to-day basis while also providing longer-term direction for gasoline and NGLs coverage . This person will develop and manage the staff to give S&P Global Commodity Insights industry-leading coverage of the light ends 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 Commodity Insights leadership in the high-profile light ends 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 America's 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 light ends 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 Commodity Insights assesses and covers Americas oil markets. This is to ensure that Commodity Insights 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
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $105,000 to $125,000 . Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.

This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit .

About Company Statement:
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Commodity Insights enables organizations to create long-term, sustainable value with data and insights for a complete view on the global energy and commodities markets.


Equal Opportunity Employer
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: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.


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

Job ID: 284626
Posted On: 2023-03-30
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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