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IHS Markit
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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IHS Markit
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Journalism Associate Director
OPIS by IHS Markit is seeking an enthusiastic, driven and resourceful price reporting manager who will be responsible for market analysis and coverage of natural gas liquids for the United States, Canada and Mexico, in support of all IHS Markit and OPIS Market Advisory Services dedicated to this important market.

In this role, you will be innately inquisitive and affable, to lead the IHS Markit team for coverage of the benchmarked natural gas liquids market. They will have a solid awareness of the North America ethane, propane, butane and natural gasoline markets and be the point of contact for IHS Markit natural gas liquids clients on a daily basis.

Key responsibilities
  • Developing and maintaining rapport with key contacts and liaising on a daily basis with industry stakeholders (Producers, Consumers, Traders, Brokers and other participants) to collect bids, offers, and spot deals.
  • Assessing NGL and LPG prices based on collected data, adhering to rigorous IHS Markit methodology and compliance standards.
  • Contributing data and industry intelligence to OPIS by IHS Markit's daily NGL and LPG reports.
    • Writing daily market commentary, analysis, and industry news stories adhering to strict deadlines
  • Develop strong connection to relevant industry associations
    • Give market presentations at client meetings as well as IHS Markit and industry conferences.
    • Developing new contacts and relationships within the NGL and LPG markets, attending industry events, and reaching out to market participants to further develop IHS Markit's natural gas liquids business.
    • Regular travel across North America to visit existing clients and cultivate relationships with potential clients
  • Support existing clients with a focus on increasing IHS Markit's exposure inside client organizations
  • Sales calls to be worked in with client visit programs where possible

Skills and Experience
  • The legal authorization to work in the US for any US employer.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, economics, business, agriculture, geography or relevant field.
  • Demonstrated goal-oriented collaboration skills, with strong diplomatic and problem-solving ability.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in a professional reporting or publishing capacity or in an analyst role.
  • A basic understanding of commodity markets
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A minimum of 2 years of prior experience with energy markets.
  • Prior experience covering the natural gas liquids markets.
  • A general understanding of the feedstocks, LNG and petrochemical industry.
  • Experience using data science and data visualization tools.
  • Written and spoken Spanish.
  • Technical and commercial experience in the natural gas liquids industry which could include:
    • A thorough understanding of the natural gas liquids market, and the key commercial drivers within the marketplace
    • A robust knowledge of product contract mechanisms, margin drivers and production processes
    • A practical network of established marketplace contacts
    • This experience may have been gained in production, conversion and / or distribution industries
  • Must have excellent written / spoken English.
  • Must be computer literate, conversant with the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must have strong interpersonal, analytical and communication skills (written and oral) and strong strategic thinking. Experience of public speaking to small and large groups is an advantage.
  • Must be highly motivated able to work with minimum supervision and be able to work effectively and efficiently within a flexible global team environment.
  • The candidate must be willing to travel within the Americas and as necessary to other regions.
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