Market Reporter - LPG
Market Reporter - LPG
Location: Houston, US.
Please make sure you include a cover letter with your application, with reasons for your interest in this role.
Argus is an independent media organisation with 1,300 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 29 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences. Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes.
Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by employee shareholders, global growth equity firm General Atlantic and Hg, the specialist software and technology services investor. 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.
We report first-hand on what’s happening globally in the energy space – from hydrogen to coal, crude oil to green ammonia, carbon markets to wind farms. And we do the same for economically vital markets in agriculture, fertilizers, metals, and chemicals.
We employ almost 500 journalists worldwide and have 29 offices in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, China, Japan, Singapore and North and South America.
What we’re looking for
We are looking for a passionate and resourceful reporter to join one of our teams in Houston, Texas.
You will be a skilled writer, a lateral thinker as well as a logical one, driven by an interest in the economics of markets. You will be able to engage with contacts, develop relationships, and work collaboratively.
You do not need prior experience of commodities markets. Intelligence, curiosity, writing ability and a real desire to become a journalist are the primary qualities we look for in a very diverse pool of candidates.
What will you be doing?
In this role, you will be analysing spot markets, writing daily/weekly news articles and networking with contacts in the natural gas liquids trading industry. You will be innately curious and personable and be able to quickly become a subject matter expert and lead coverage within a designated product portfolio.
You will apply and develop skills in daily news reporting, market analysis, features, and editorials, in a fast-paced environment with the highest standards of journalistic independence and integrity. As part of this role, there are opportunities to travel and present papers at industry conferences and lead webinar sessions.
This is an excellent opportunity to forge your career covering the economically and politically influential sector of global energy and commodities.
What we're looking for in you?
- The legal authorization to work in the US for any US employer.
- A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications, economics, business, history or relevant field.
- Demonstrated reporting, writing and goal-oriented collaboration skills, with strong diplomatic, analytical and problem-solving ability.
- A basic understanding of markets: Experience covering physical commodity markets is a plus.
- A commitment to the highest level of accuracy and completing all writing within established deadlines.
- Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite with particular experience in Excel.
What’s in it for you
Our rapidly growing, award winning business offers a dynamic environment for talented, entrepreneurial professionals to achieve results and grow their careers. Argus recognises and rewards successful performance and as an Investor in People, we promote professional development and retain a high-performing team committed to building our success.
- Competitive salary with bonus
- Hybrid work model
- Flexible working environment
- Group medical, dental and vision plans
- Company paid short term and long term disability and life insurance plan
- Group 401(k) safe harbor retirement plan with a 6% company match
- 20 vacation days your first year, up to a maximum of 30 days
- Subsidized gym membership
- Extensive internal and external training
For more details about the company and to apply please make sure you upload your CV with a Cover Letter via our website: www.argusmedia.com/en/careers/open-positions
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