IHS Markit Senior Journalist (remote) in London, United Kingdom

About IHS Markit

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.


Location: Remote (UK)

Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), a division of IHS Markit, is looking for a markets editor to work on its LPG and Refined Products team, contributing to reports focused on news and pricing activity in the European markets.

Qualified candidates must have suitable industry experience in the petroleum, energy or chemical markets, as well as strong networking and communication skills. Good business writing, editing and interviewing skills are also required.

This role will suit candidates with an entrepreneurial mindset to join a growing team.

This position is remote-based, with regular team meeting opportunities in office.

Responsibilities include :

  • Developing and cultivating a range of industry sources.

  • Generating stories for real-time new service as well as longer, more analytical content focusing on industry trends and emerging issues.

  • Assess spot market prices.

  • Contributing to a daily market report

  • New product development

  • Occasional travel.

Required skills:

  • At least five years of reporting or consulting experience. The ideal candidate would have experience in the energy industry and knowledge of the European LNG/LPG or petroleum markets.

  • Industry experience and contacts will be looked favorably on.

  • Detail-oriented, with solid grasp of math fundamentals and spreadsheet formulas.

  • Ability to translate technical materials into content that engages and instructs readers.

  • Proven ability to generate story ideas and exclusive content.

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment as well as independently.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple deadlines

  • Comfortable communicating with high-level contacts.

  • Ability to speak European languages is an advantage.

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