News Writer - English  
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Job Title:   News Writer - English
Category:   Writer
Job For:   Student
Total Positions:   6
Job Location:   Islamabad
Gender:   Both
Minimum Education:   Bachelors
Degree Title:   Communication sciences/Media/Education
Career Level:   Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Experience:   1 Year
Apply By:   Feb 15, 2011
     
     
 
Job Description:
  • Checks news wires, newspapers, company Web sites and filings to gather and monitor information, and write articles about industries and companies SNL covers.
  • Writes news articles based on newspaper stories, press releases and filings, as well as assigned features.
  • Edits documents for style, content and accuracy, when necessary.
  • Completes other assignments or projects as assigned.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within finance industry helpful

Note - Candidates for the position will be required to take a writing test.


Required Skills:
Outstanding written communication skills are required, including high-level grasp of English-language grammar.
Familiarity with journalistic story structure and styling conventions also mandatory.
Strong verbal communication skills.
News writers must have basic computer literacy and a familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
Excellent planning and organizational skills. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

Company Information
 
Company Name:  S&P Global Market Intelligence
Company Description:
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence.

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