IHS Markit Content Editor in Penang, Malaysia

About IHS Markit

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.


Content Editor (EMEA Shift)

Reports to: Manager Department: Editorial and Publishing

Classification: J Division: Corp Communications & Marketing

Region: Malaysia (Penang)

Last Modified Date: 06/04/2017

Job Summary:

The Content Editor works in conjunction with other content editors as part of a global editorial and publishing team, as well as desktop publishers, and has experience with job skills, software, and applying and enforcing house styles and protocols. This position is responsible for editorial support on all IHS Markit content both for print and online.

Please note that - Job Timings are from 4 PM to 1 am

Essential Functions:

Edit varying content as directed (e.g. reference, news, reports, analysis, PowerPoints)

Publish content to the websites

Assist in ensuring that IHS Markit Common Look and Feel is applied consistently and that authors comply with the IHS Markit Editorial Handbook and Writing Guide.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent organizational skills

  • Excellent writing skills—must be clear and concise

  • Ability to convey complex subject matter clearly and engagingly

  • Proficient with MS Office

  • Knowledge of InDesign

  • Knowledge of libel law and awareness of copyright law

  • Experience in electronic/web publishing a plus

  • Attention to detail and good multitasking skills

  • Act independently

  • Ability to understand, retain, and apply the procedures to access, work within, and move between different publishing platforms and environments.

  • Ability to quickly absorb and put into practice new information, instructions, or procedures, while seamlessly performing current job tasks.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills—must work harmoniously with analysts and other editors across regions and time zones

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and display a strong degree of flexibility while working under pressure

Experience required:

1–4 years professional experience, preferably economics, business, or industry trade publications.

BA/BS/MS/MA, preferably in English, journalism (NCTJ), or communications.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disability/Veterans. Please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster & Supplement, Right to Work and Pay Transparency Policy. IHS is a participant in E-Verify (see links below) . We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.

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E-Verify at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf

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