Associate Editor, Non-Ferrous Metals – Asia Markets

Editorial Singapore, Singapore


Associate Editor, Non-Ferrous MetalsAsia Markets

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 1,400 staff, Argus is an independent media organisation with 30 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 Associate Editor to help run the non-ferrous metals editorial team and advance its market-leading coverage. 


You will work closely with a team of market reporters and other regional editorial members to provide price assessment, news coverage, maintaining and expanding the contact base, and attending and speaking at conferences.  The successful candidate will lead major team projects, help set strategic direction for team coverage, mentor less-experienced colleagues, and help the editor with end-of-day tasks.


  • Assist the Editor in the day-to-day management of the Asia-based team covering the non-ferrous metals markets.
  • Collaborate with colleagues on the desk and other teams to enhance and drive coverage.
  • Establish strong relationships with key industry members and business leaders through meetings and daily communications to gain an in-depth understanding of your market.
  • Work closely with the Editor to oversee methodology relevant to coverage, including timely communication of needed changes, additions or deletions.
  • Attend meetings, conferences, and industry events to build contacts, report on news and represent Argus in the industry.
  • Help to build and curate data sets that help explain market dynamics.
  • Support the Editor in guiding, training, managing and motivating a team of reporters.


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 What we’re looking for in you


  • An articulate graduate with a strong degree.
  • 5+ years of experience in the commodities industry, journalism or a related sector.
  • Background in metals markets preferred but not essential.
  • Ability to use data to generate stories and analysis using Excel is preferred.
  • Understanding of price reporting methodology and compliance issues would be a strong advantage.
  • A strong understanding of market supply and demand dynamics in commodities.
  • Proven public speaking abilities. This position will be an internal and external ambassador of what we do and must be an accomplished and confident speaker.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to network and build contacts with industry executives and internally.
  • Experience in writing and editing market-relevant news, market commentary and analysis with the ability to meet tight deadlines.


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.



  • Cover client meetings, conferences, and events (5-25% of overseas travel in Asia is expected).



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.



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