Market Reporter, Agriculture (6 Month Fixed Term Contract)

Recruiter
S&P Global
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2022
Closes
26 Nov 2022
Ref
17604313
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Location: Hybrid working (two days a week minimum in London)
Grade: 9 (for internal purposes only)

The Role: The Associate Editor of EMEA Oilseeds is the price reporter and pricing specialist covering Platts' suite of oilseeds spot prices and writing news and analysis on the EMEA oilseeds markets.

Responsibilities: The Associate Editor for EMEA Oilseeds is responsible for establishing market coverage on vegetable oils and adjacent markets in Europe and the Black Sea, reporting on daily physical trading activity. The editor is also responsible for writing daily commentaries explaining the trends driving prices, creating news stories and participating in multi-media coverage such as webinars and presentations, including representing Platts at industry events.
The editor is also responsible for engaging with market participants while building and managing a database of industry contacts. The editor also identifies opportunities to refine methodology and launch new price assessments with the goal to advance growth in the Agriculture team.

The Career Opportunity:
  • Excellent career growth potential within the Agriculture team, and an opportunity to join a fast-paced team that works across the grains, oilseeds, biofuels, rice and sugar space as well as with the global agriculture team in the Americas and Asia.
  • Opportunities to learn more about other aspects of the business, including technology and editing.
  • Opportunities to travel internationally for industry events and conferences several times a year, where you may have the chance to represent S&P Global Commodity Insights as a speaker.
  • You will also have the chance to represent CI in face-to-face meetings, in webinars, podcasts, or other interviews.
  • You will assist in identifying, developing, and executing assessment opportunities to drive growth in EMEA oilseeds market.
The Team: You will be joining a dynamic, people-first team that prizes effective collaboration and strong inter- and intra-team relationships. We value team members who are kind, have a good sense of humor, are willing to help out their colleagues, and are keen to learn. We believe strongly in diversity, equity and inclusion and are committed to making all feel welcome and valued.

The Business: S&P Global is the world's leading price reporting agency (PRA) and a premier source of commodities intelligence. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing, and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. The EMEA Agriculture team pricing team is a dynamic and expanding team responsible for key pricing benchmarks across the region.

Day timings: Covering the oilseeds market involves starting work by 9:30am London. The oilseeds price reporter will typically be able to finish work by 5:30pm, depending on commodity market conditions.

Your Skills:
  • BA degree or higher
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of role types and personalities, internally and externally
  • Self-starter mindset with effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform well to tight deadlines
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Culturally and socially sensitive
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two to five years' reporting/writing/analytical/editorial experience
  • Experience or knowledge of the agriculture sector
  • Keen interest in commodities and global commodity markets
  • Knowledge of economic principles
  • Strong numeracy skills including ability to understand the basic principles of statistics and to apply basic maths functions in Excel
  • Fluency in relevant international languages an advantage
About S&P Global Commodity Insights

S&P Global Commodity Insights enables organizations to create long-term, sustainable value with data and insights for a complete view on the global energy and commodities markets. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/commodity-insights/en

To all recruitment agencies: S&P Global does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward such resumes to any S&P Global employee, office location or website. S&P Global will not be responsible for any fees related such resumes.

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Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 278315
Posted On: 2022-10-31
Location: London, United Kingdom
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