Senior / Market Reporter, Oil Products – Asia

Editorial Singapore, Singapore


 

Senior / Market Reporter, Oil Products Asia

Based in Singapore

 

 

About Argus

 

Argus is the leading independent provider of market intelligence to the global energy and commodity markets. We offer essential price assessments, news, analytics, consulting services, data science tools and industry conferences to illuminate complex and opaque commodity markets.

 

Headquartered in London with over 1,300 staff, Argus is an independent media organisation with 29 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading hubs.

 

Companies, trading firms and governments in 160 countries around the world trust Argus data to make decisions, analyse situations, manage risk, facilitate trading and for long-term planning. Argus prices are used as trusted benchmarks around the world for pricing transportation, commodities and energy.

 

Founded in 1970, Argus remains a privately held UK-registered company owned by employee shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic.

 

Argus Media is committed to ensuring career and personal growth for all its staff and provides extensive training and career development opportunities, as well as participation in employee-led initiatives, including a women’s network.  Our core values are Excellence, Integrity, Partnership and Inclusivity.

 

What will you be doing?

 

We are looking for a driven, passionate, and resourceful market analyst/reporter to join our team to cover reporting on the fast-growing energy and commodities space.  The successful candidate will join our global network of over 600 dedicated market analysts to connect deeply with the markets they cover, delivering expert market analysis and information not available elsewhere. We pride ourselves on analysing how and why news matters to our high-level audience, which comprises Fortune 500 companies, national oil and energy companies, multinationals, financial institutions, trading companies, and governments. 

 

In this role, you will work in a fast-paced team and cover the oil products (naphtha and gasoline) markets across Asia Pacific.  In addition, you will be writing engaging market intelligence and analysing spot prices that are timely, accurate, objective, and meaningful for our clients.  This includes maintaining a strong network of contacts within the industries to source original, relevant and exclusive content.  You will be personable and be able to quickly become a subject matter expert and lead coverage within the designated product portfolio. You will enjoy collaborative work with colleagues from various backgrounds, many of whom are located in Argus’ other offices around the globe.  In addition, there are opportunities to travel, attend industry events, present at industry conferences and lead webinar sessions.

 

  • Monitor and assess fast-moving markets to produce daily price assessments, market commentaries, analyses, and reports.
  • Establish strong relationships with key members of the industry and business leaders through meetings and daily communications to gain an in-depth understanding of your market.
  • Proactively generate news leads and pitch stories, contribute copy to the relevant publication and contribute to unique content (blog posts, white papers, webinars, podcasts, etc.).
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the desk and other teams to enhance and drive coverage.
  • Attend meetings, conferences, and industry events to build contacts and represent Argus.

 

To learn more about the report this role covers, please click on the below link:

https://www.argusmedia.com/en/oil-products

https://www.argusmedia.com/en/oil-products/argus-asia-pacific-products 

 

What we’re looking for in you

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications, economics, business, or a relevant field.
  • Prior experience in the financial, energy, commodities or journalism sector is beneficial but not essential.
  • Excellent writing, grammar, and numeracy skills
  • Demonstrable interest in global energy markets
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite with experience in Excel.
  • A commitment to the highest level of accuracy and completing all writing within established deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to network and build contacts with industry executives

 

What’s in it for you:

 

  • Work within a highly motivated team at an industry-leading and rapidly growing global company
  • Competitive salary and company bonus scheme 
  • A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork
  • Excellent location at Raffles Place in central Singapore – close to public transport and amenities
  • Hybrid working model - Work from Home options available
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical (GP and specialist), dental and hospitalisation.
  • 20 vacation days your first year, up to a maximum of 25 days
  • Extensive internal and external training
  • Employee Welfare & Employee Assistance Programme

 

Travel

  • Cover client meetings, conferences, and events (5-10% of overseas travel in Asia is expected).

 

Hours

Monday through Friday, 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.  

Earlier or later hours, or weekend hours, may be expected on occasion.  

 

 

We're not engaging any recruitment agencies for this role, so if you're interested, please apply directly.

We will conduct interviews continuously and reserve the right to take down the advertisement when we find the right candidate.

 

Please send in your application via our official careers website at https://www.argusmedia.com/en/careers/open-positions. 

Jobs posted on other websites and that do not link to our careers website may not be legitimate and may be fraudulent.  If you are contacted by someone whom you suspect may not be appropriately representing Argus, please send the details to us via an email with “Recruitment Fraud” in the subject title.