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SEIG Lead Agriculture & Food - Strategic Engagement & Intelligence Group

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jan 23, 2024

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Job Function
Marketing and Public Relations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the Role:

Grade Level (for internal use):
The Team: The role functions as a key member of the Global Strategic Engagement & Intelligence Group for the agriculture & food sectors. It involves working with internal and external stakeholders, leading the development of global and regional strategic engagement plans, and ensuring the execution of these projects .

Based in either London, Mexico City, or Sao Paulo, the Engagement Lead will be tasked with driving external engagements across critical markets in agriculture & food. The successful candidate will represent MRTS/Platts at key meetings globally and work on special projects as needed.

The Impact: This role will be critical in elevating Platts' visibility in the global agriculture & food markets, driving market research and development in the region, and supporting engagement efforts. This role will contribute to the increasing demand for internal and external engagements amid growth in the space.

What's in it for you:
  • Cross departmental visibility (commercial, marketing, client services, MRTS, eWindow, content and product)
  • Meetings and presentations to middle, senior and C-suite managers of major metals companies and trading houses across the globe
  • Meetings and presentations to government officials
  • Representing MRTS/Platts metals team formally with industry associations
  • Work closely with agriculture & food and cross-commodity SEIG team members to drive engagement strategy in line with editorial goals
  • Facilitate engagement strategy planning with global and regional editorial teams
  • Support execution of the plan, including setting up meetings and supporting commercially requested meetings
  • Collaborate with content-commercial on the Value Add program
  • Drive best practice for market engagement, including: development of high quality presentation content; development of high quality meeting notes; demonstrating strong presentation and meeting communication skills; demonstrate strong planning skills.
  • Participate/collaborate in methodology planning and development in the region, such as in the technical workshops and Methodology Explained webinars.
  • Contribute to social media content development (blogs; podcasts; webinars)
What We're Looking For:
  • Strong understanding of agriculture & food markets and experience engaging clients or sources in these markets
  • Market coverage experience, preferably across different metals markets. Methodology development experience.
  • Multilingual skills a plus
  • Foundational experience in leadership and influencing skills. Excellent planning, time management, and project execution skills
  • Strong communication skills, including: Public speaking experience; internal and external stakeholder management; good listening skills; and strong written and oral capabilities
  • Exercises critical thinking
  • Willingness to travel 40% or more
  • Undergraduate degree with master's preferable
About S&P Global Commodity Insights
At S&P Global Commodity Insights, our complete view of global energy and commodities markets enables our customers to make decisions with conviction and create long-term, sustainable value.

We're a trusted connector that brings together thought leaders, market participants, governments, and regulators to co-create solutions that lead to progress. Vital to navigating Energy Transition, S&P Global Commodity Insights' coverage includes oil and gas, power, chemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Commodity Insights is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

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What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.


We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

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.

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Job ID: 294086
Posted On: 2024-01-19
Location: London, United Kingdom

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