S&P Global Associate Editor/Editor, Petrochemical Markets in Singapore, Singapore

_The Role:

_ The Associate Editor - Editorwill join the petrochemicals team in Singapore and support the daily price assessment process. The job includes gathering pricing information and market intelligence, and 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 at Platts, helping develop benchmarks and new price assessments, through activities including presentations, webinars, and podcasts.

_The Impact:

_The role is a key as Platts has established itself in Asian petrochemicals, with benchmarks in some products. It s also used as reference prices in many other markets.

_The Career Opportunity:

_ To become a market expert, the go-to person in the industry, and to expand your knowledge of the Asian petrochemicals industry by interacting daily with regional producers, consumers, traders and analysts etc., in turn sharpening your verbal and written communication skills.

_The Team - The Business:

_ You ll work with the Singapore-based petrochemicals market reporting team.

_Your Skills:

_ Proven analytical ability, comfortable handing numbers, exceptional energy, tenacity, and ambition to excel in a fast-paced newsroom. Good written and verbal communication skills, analysis, and presentation skills.


  • Assess daily petrochemical prices

  • Gather commodity price information, meet compliance standards, produce price assessments, write commentaries, stories, analyses.

  • Assess the value of prices fully in line with S&P Global Platts rigorous and 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 market area of coverage.
  • Able to effectively manage and develop price reporting coverage in the region.

    • Qualifications:*
  • Minimum of Bachelor s degree or similar level university degree

  • Excellent English writing skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Must be proficient in spoken Mandarin; ability to read and write Mandarin a plus due to the requirement to cover China market

  • Good organizational planning skills; able to work collaboratively in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment

  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft excel and huge 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 www.platts.com.

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