Global Markets M360 Editor

BNP Paribas (Mumbai, MH, India) 26 days ago


Job Description

About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas Group is a leading European bank with a strong global footprint across 72 markets and more than 202,000 employees. The Group provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Mumbai and Chennai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. We partner various business lines of BNP Paribas such as Corporate and Institutional Banking, Wealth Management, Retail Banking through three verticals - Information Technology, Operations and Finance Shared Services.

About Businessline/Function :

Markets 360 is a global team spread across 3 regions (EMEA/US/APAC) with the mandate to publish economic & strategic views as well as Trade ideas. Within this global team, there are sub-teams dedicated to editing (“Editor”) and publishing the research (“Production Specialist”) as per BNPP standards.

Job Title:

Global Markets M360 Editor


6 th October, 2020


Markets 360 Research


Mumbai (Nirlon House, Goregaon)

Business Line / Function:

Global Markets

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Number of Direct Reports:


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Position Purpose

The editor works on economics and strategy research publications written by a multinational team, covering macroeconomics, monetary policy, politics, interest rates, FX, equity derivatives, quants, commodities and sustainability across the world as well as market commentaries written by sales and trading desks across all asset classes.

Publications are produced to a varying schedule that adds up to a steady flow of quarterly, monthly, weekly, daily and ad hoc pieces and market commentaries are produced on a daily basis.

The role of the editor is to review drafts, paying particular attention to the following elements in text and graphics: language, grammar and spelling; adherence to house style and compliance/legal requirements; factual accuracy; and clarity, consistency and structure.

The editorial function is a vital part of our communication with clients to ensure that we deliver high-quality publications with accurate, engaging and clear content.

The role involves continuous collaboration with research and Front Office staff, requiring excellent interpersonal skills.

Whilst editors do not interact directly with clients, they ensure our research publications and market commentaries express our views clearly and readers are engaged.

The editor must have a meticulous grasp of the English language and proven writing skills, including the flair and confidence to restructure authors’ drafts to improve their value and impact.

Knowledge of economic, financial markets and derivatives strategy is important; an enthusiastic interest in the subject matter would be a big help. A good understanding of current affairs and politics would be desirable.

 As much of the work must be produced to tight deadlines, good organisational skills are a prerequisite, as is the ability to maintain a close attention to detail even under pressure.

Shift timings: 7am IST to 3pm IST or 9:30am IST to 5:30pm (fortnightly rotation)

  • Editing including reviewing drafts for grammar, spelling, style, clarity and accuracy. Where necessary, redrafting articles with a view to maximising market impact, including creating punchy headlines and engaging standfirsts
  • Managing consistency of content and style within and between documents.
  • Ensuring that publications and market commentaries are accurate in terms of content, economic argument and logic, liaising with authors to ensure clarity.
  • Considering all applicable compliance and procedural issuesEnsuring articles are published on time
  • Exercising judgement in terms of highlighting material changes/suggestions for author review.
  • Contribute to enhancements of our research and content production processes

Technical & Behavioral Competencies


  • Relevant university degree
  • Knowledge and understanding of economics, politics and financial markets


  • Essential: Impeccable grasp of the English language
  • Essential: Experience of financial writing, editing and/or translation
  • Essential: Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Power Point
  • Desirable: Familiarity with Excel
  • Desirable: Knowledge of languages other than English

Personal Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed tact, judgement and diplomacy; respect for confidentiality
  • Good ability to work in a diverse, multicultural environment
  • Always considers risk in his/her daily activities. Understands the market, credit, operational, compliance, legal, regulatory and reputational risks of transactions he/she manages. 
  • Communicates pro-actively with management, escalating issues as necessary.
  • Thinks laterally to identify other sources of useful information and sees ways around obstacles and barriers .

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills : (Please select up to 4 skills)

Communication skills - oral & written

Attention to detail / rigor

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Critical thinking

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Ability to manage a project 

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Ability to develop and leverage networks

Choose an item.

Education Level: 

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)


Global Markets M360 Editor

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