The successful candidate will assist the editorial staff on Platts non-ferrous metals and steel publications and realtime news products in writing up press releases, occasionally attending press events, proofreading, copy-editing of stories for publication in Platts Steel Markets Daily and also in Platts Metals Week and its daily supplements and helping ensure that deadlines are met. The candidate will also be given opportunities to engage in original reporting and will assist with the administration of stringer payments from time-to-time and some of our day-to-day data entry requirements. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to learn how commodities markets work, both physical markets and futures markets, and learn about the significance of the multitude of raw materials that go into the making of steel and base metals. This will include learning about various factors that can move commodities prices, besides changes to supply and demand. The successful candidate will also learn about the role of Platts in assessing various commodities markets in the steel and non-ferrous metals sector, and also in other commodity areas in energy and power.
Qualifications & Requirements
The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills, both vocal and written and should be numerate and a well-organised. Previous reporting skills will be an advantage.
About the Company
The future of energy is in your hands. At Platts, the world's leading energy information provider, traders, risk managers, analysts, and industry leaders will depend on you to help them make better trading and investment decisions in the all-important energy markets. Our real-time news, pricing, analytical services and conferences help markets operate with transparency and efficiency. With more than 600 employees in 17 offices spanning five continents, you get the best of a small company and a Fortune 500 corporation at Platts. We have a highly diverse workforce, a global perspective, and a business casual culture. Platts is a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies.
The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) is a Fortune500 corporation with over 20,000 global employees and over 10,000 U.S. employees. Around the world, McGraw-Hill provides people with the information and insights they need to adapt and grow in changing times. Our business spans the fields of financial services, education, and business information with leading brand names such as Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts, and J.D. Power & Associates. By working together with our customers and partners, these brands are laying the foundation for a smarter, better world.
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