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Associate Editor/Editor, Iron Ore

S&P Global
Singapore, Singapore
Closing date
Jun 3, 2023

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Job Function
Marketing and Public Relations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: The Associate Editor/Editor will join the close-knit iron ore benchmark team in Asia and participate in the daily assessment process. The job involves gathering pricing information and market intelligence, and then forming that information into price assessments and published market commentaries, news updates and in-depth analysis stories. You will also be in a thought leadership position, helping Platts further cements its leading position through high-quality work. Market engagement is a critical part of the role. Based in Singapore, the analyst/editor will engage with key market participants and nurture relationships with key stakeholders in the market.

Grade ( relevant for internal applicants only ): 9

The Impact: Platts has established itself as a leader in iron ore, coking coal and steel price information, and this is an exciting opportunity to be part of this market-leading team.

The Career Opportunity: To become a market expert, the go-to person in the industry, and to expand your knowledge of the Asian metals industry by interacting on a daily basis with regional producers, consumers, traders and analysts.

Your Skills: Proven analytical ability and comfortable handling numbers, exceptional energy, tenacity and ambition to excel in a fast-paced analytical environment, strong written and verbal communication skills, analysis, and presentation skills.

Our Hiring Manager says: This person will be responsible for producing one of Platts' most important benchmark assessments as well as a number of regional key price assessments, and for managing key relationships with stakeholders.

  • Assess daily iron ore market price
  • Gather commodity price information, produce price assessments/indexes and write commentary
  • Assess the value of benchmark prices fully in line with Platts' rigorous and published methodologies
  • Regularly engage market participants, helping showcase Platts expertise, and helping to explain our methodology
  • Analyze and explain fundamentals and market developments affecting prices
  • Develop, expand and maintain contacts relevant to the market area of coverage
  • Facilitate close working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively manage and develop price reporting coverage in the region
  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree or similar level university degree
  • Excellent English writing skills is required
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must be proficient in spoken Mandarin; ability to read and write Mandarin a plus
  • Good organizational planning skills; able to work collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft excel and large data sets
  • Adept at managing multiple tasks and adhering to regular deadlines. Able to prioritize quickly and to readjust priorities throughout the day.
  • Self-driven, energetic and proactive
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, global, multi-cultural environment
S&P Global Platts

At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts 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

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, 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 other legally protected categories, subject to applicable 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.

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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: 282512
Posted On: 2023-03-13
Location: Singapore, Singapore

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