Associate Editor - Americas Petrochemicals

S&P Global
Dallas, USA
Sep 30, 2022
Oct 15, 2022
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: Associate Editor - Americas Petrochemicals

Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 9

The Location: Houston, TX

The Team: S&P Global is seeking an experienced editor to join its Houston-based team covering petrochemicals in the Americas. The associate editor will be responsible for price assessments, market reporting, news and analysis of petrochemical markets, working alongside other market reporters in Houston. 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: You are responsible for producing the price assessments and publishing market intelligence we sell for the business. What you produce determines the impact it can have on our business.

What's in it for you: The successful candidate can move within the team to focus on a different commodity. There are opportunities to move interdepartmental within the Americas or even the possibility of moving abroad. There are opportunities to travel domestically and internationally to learn about and cover markets.

Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $46,200 to $95,900. 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 .

  • Assess daily and weekly petrochemical prices for import/export and domestic markets
  • Gather commodity price information, meet compliance standards, produce price assessments, and write commentaries, stories, analyses.
  • Assess the value of prices fully in line with S&P Global Platts' rigorous published methodologies
  • Write news stories on markets covered
  • Maintain high quality, timely and real-time feed of news and pricing
  • Work closely with news desk, managers and others to identify news stories on market issues
  • Develop, expand and maintain sources/contacts relevant to the area of coverage
  • Effectively manage and develop price reporting coverage in the region
What We're Looking For:
  • BA or BS degree in journalism, business or sciences preferred with experience reporting/writing/analytical experience; or a graduate degree in journalism, business, economics or finance; with one year of reporting/writing/analytical work experience.
  • Displays well-rounded communication skills that implement good listening techniques, clear, concise writing style; and good verbal skills. Ability to communicate across a wide range of groups and personalities internally and externally.
  • Works well in a team environment, focusing on collaboration and adapting to the needs of a diverse team. Ability to develop into subject matter expert.
  • Displays good numeracy including ability to conceptualize proportional relationships and understands the basic principles of algebra and statistics. A basic understanding of economics principles is also required.
  • Adept at managing multiple tasks and adhering to regular deadlines. Able to readjust priorities throughout the day.
  • Displays good problem-solving and critical thinking capabilities
  • Has basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and basic keyboarding skills (both speed and accuracy)
  • Serves as a source of information and perspective to colleagues in a peer advisor role. Shares the knowledge acquired with the company and answers questions.
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.
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.


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), EDTGRP202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 276789
Posted On: 2022-09-28
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
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