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Digital Content Editor (English-language), Finance

S&P Global
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
Mar 28, 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):
10 S&P Global Ratings

#Notes to applicants: Please note that applicants might be required to present their certificate of the JLPT result for verification purposes. Individuals who are unable to present their JLPT result will not be considered for the position.

Position: Digital Content Editor (English-language), Finance

Location: Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, India (Multiple Location)

The Role: We are seeking a full-time English-language digital content editor to join the Tokyo team at S&P Global Ratings. You will strengthen the way our articles explain rating actions and credit trends. You will edit content for the digital age through good headlines, brevity, and highlighted opinions that clearly tell a credit story. You will post-edit machine translations and have the ability to read Japanese source material (minimum Japanese ability: JLPT N2).

The Impact: The quality of your work has a direct correlation and is critical to S&P Global Ratings' mission to provide transparency and accountability to financial markets. The quality and accuracy of our credit opinions are essential to our reputation as the foremost provider of market intelligence and analytical insight. The essential information we provide powers the future of the markets and accelerates progress in the world.

The Career Opportunity: This is an exciting time to join our global editorial team at S&P Global Ratings as our content evolves for the digital age. You will gain exposure to new approaches to presenting research that is easy to digest and hard to ignore in a crowded information marketplace. You will be trained in data visualization concepts, help to build up our social media presence, and be at the forefront of the modernization of our publishing channels.

The Team/Business:
S&P Global Ratings Editorial team consists of about 100 staff around the world and is part of our Operations & Controls division. We operate in an exciting, diverse, and dynamic environment. You will work closely with other editors and translators, rating analysts, and operations specialists in Tokyo, frequently liaise with colleagues in the wider Asia-Pacific region, and participate in projects with other team members globally.

  • Pay strong attention to detail and processes to ensure error-free English-language articles under tight deadlines that comply with regulatory standards.
  • Post-edit machine translations while checking against Japanese source material.
  • Communicate effectively with local and overseas colleagues.
  • Edit and create graphics using standard graphics software tools (e.g., Excel, Visio, Plotly, and Illustrator).
  • Ensure articles conform to global publishing standards in terms of format, style, and branding specifications.
What We're Looking For:
  • Bachelor's degree holder in digital journalism, communications, economics, or a related discipline.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills (native level).
  • Proven reading skills in Japanese (minimum JLPT N2).
  • Good interpersonal and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced and pressured environment.
  • Sound knowledge of terminology and concepts used in financial markets.
  • Proven interest in developing digital, desktop publishing, and data visualization skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio) and Adobe Illustrator.
About S&P Global Ratings
At S&P Global Ratings, our analyst-driven credit ratings, research, and sustainable finance opinions provide critical insights that are essential to translating complexity into clarity so market participants can uncover opportunities and make decisions with conviction. By bringing transparency to the market through high-quality independent opinions on creditworthiness, we enable growth across a wide variety of organizations, including businesses, governments, and institutions.
S&P Global Ratings 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.

S&P Global has a Securities Disclosure and Trading Policy ("the Policy") that seeks to mitigate conflicts of interest by monitoring and placing restrictions on personal securities holding and trading. The Policy is designed to promote compliance with global regulations. In some Divisions, pursuant to the Policy's requirements, candidates at S&P Global may be asked to disclose securities holdings. Some roles may include a trading prohibition and remediation of positions when there is an effective or potential conflict of interest. Employment at S&P Global is contingent upon compliance with the Policy.

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: 297886
Posted On: 2024-03-04
Location: Tokyo, Japan

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