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Editor - New York

Requisition ID:  46116
Business Unit:  Fitch Ratings
Category:  Operations

New York, NY, US

Date Posted:  Nov 24, 2023

Editor – New York

Fitch is seeking an editor for its New York office. The editor will publish research reports to the Fitch Ratings website, working closely with analysts and graphics formatters.

The editor will handle time-sensitive research reports and rating analyses from various sectors, including Banking, Public Finance, Structured Finance, Leveraged Finance, Infrastructure and Project Finance and English-language Latin American reports.


What We Offer:

  • A team-oriented work environment.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact as part of a leading global financial information services company, with operations in more than 30 countries.
  • Career growth and development opportunities.
  • A role and platform that helps the debt capital markets make more informed decisions via timely, insightful and forward-looking rating actions and research.

We’ll Count on You To:

  • Perform high-quality editing of research reports for content, grammar, style and structure under deadline pressure.
  • Work closely with analysts to produce a high-quality finished product.
  • Check documents to ensure text and graphics are clear and accurate.
  • Help to manage research reports through to completion, including consistency of fundamental ratings information on reports and in databases.
  • Become adept at using the Fitch global research publishing application.
  • Provide constructive criticism to analysts on content, structure and grammar.
  • Maintain quality standards by editing content of research reports.
  • Work with analysts to ensure accuracy of text and graphics.
  • Support accuracy and style standards in the publishing process, especially of template rules.

What You Need to Have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional editing experience.
  • Strong knowledge of financial markets, bond/equity markets and credit ratings industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management.
  • Able to handle multiple research reports and edit within tight deadlines.
  • The ability to work as part of a close-knit team as well as independently.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Motivated and resilient.
  • The ability to adjust elementary formatting in research reports using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Has outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to proactively and successfully interact with various stakeholders, both within and outside of the organization.
  • Has a strong desire to make impactful editing decisions, which sharpens the focus and organization of Fitch research and improves readability.

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 Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide have helped fund a century of growth and enables our clients to make important credit judgements with confidence.


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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.


FOR NEW YORK AND CALIFORNIA ROLES ONLY: Expected base pay rates for the role will be between $70,000 and $85,000. Actual salaries will be determined on an individualized basis and may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors.  Base pay is one part of Fitch’s total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, discretionary bonuses, long-term incentives, and other benefits sponsored by Fitch.




Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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