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Sub-Editor, Country Risk & Industry Research

Employer
Fitch Ratings
Location
Pretoria Pretoria, Gauteng Tshwane, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective. Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion. Fitch's Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences. Fitch's ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support.

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.

Fitch Solutions provides data, research and analytics that help clients excel at managing their credit risk, offer deep insight into the debt investment market, and provide comprehensive intelligence about the macroeconomic environment. All available on our platform, Fitch Connect, designed and built using our credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed decisions.

BMI - A Fitch Solutions Company is currently seeking a Sub-Editor based out of our Pretoria office.

The Sub-Editorial department ensures the quality and accuracy of BMI's vast portfolio of macroeconomic, political risk and industry research content.

What We Offer:
  • This is an excellent development opportunity for someone looking to build their editorial expertise, and knowledge of editorial technologies/best practices.
  • BMI's vast portfolio covers global economics and politics to specific industries. In shaping this content written by highly qualified analysts, you get a unique look at the world, through an expert lens.
  • The Pretoria-based Sub-Editorial team is high-performing, socially conscious and highly engaged with colleagues across the world.

We'll Count on You To:
  • Proofread political, economic and industry-specific content. Check copy for consistency, style, figures, libel & copyright infringement, grammar and punctuation.
  • Communicate closely with the wider Research, Sub-Editorial and Production teams to ensure timely publication of content.
  • Manage high daily and weekly workloads.
  • Contribute to sub-editorial process improvements.

What You Need to Have:
  • Degree in an English language-oriented or adjacent field.
  • Experience of editing/proofreading in an English-language environment.
  • Excellent written English, grammar and proofreading skills, besides meticulous attention to detail.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, and an ability to grasp new technologies/systems quickly.

What Would Make You Stand Out:
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills.
  • Demonstrable ability to handle large volumes of work.
  • Ability to work in a large team and engage with colleagues.
  • Interest in current affairs and international business, economics and politics.

Why Fitch?

At Fitch Group, the combined power of our global perspectives is what differentiates us. Our global network of colleagues comes together to accomplish things greater than they ever could alone.

Every team member is essential to our business and each perspective is critical to our success. We embrace a diverse culture that encourages a free exchange of ideas, guaranteeing your voice will be heard and your work will have an impact, regardless of seniority.

We are building incredible things at Fitch and we invite you to join us on our journey.

Fitch Solutions provides data, research and analytics that help clients excel at managing their credit risk, offer deep insight into the debt investment market and provide comprehensive intelligence macroeconomic environment. All available on our platform, Fitch Connect, designed and built using our credit, macro and industry expertise to help you make more informed decisions.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites:

www.fitchratings.com | www.fitchsolutions.com | www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites: www.fitchratings.com | www.fitchsolutions.com | www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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