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Senior Journalist, OPIS - USA (Remote)

Employer
Dow Jones
Location
REMOTE - USA
Salary
$DoE
Closing date
Nov 22, 2022

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Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sector
Finance
Discipline
Financial Journalist
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Job Description:

About Us

OPIS, a Dow Jones company, provides price transparency across the global fuel supply chain, including the Spot, Wholesale Rack and Retail markets. OPIS enables customers to buy and sell energy commodities with confidence via multi-platform access to accurate data, real-time news, powerful software and educational events. Our commitment to reliability is reinforced by personalized customer service and constant innovation. OPIS listens to what energy stakeholders need and responds with flexible and easy-to-use products. Navigating world fuel markets is complex - OPIS makes it simpler.

The OPIS U.S. West Coast Refined Products Senior Markets Editor will be responsible for contributing to reports focused on news and pricing activity in U.S. gasoline, diesel and jet fuel markets. The position requires reporting on daily market pricing and market fundamentals as well as creating alerts relevant to the refined spot market industry.

Responsibilities

  • Accumulate spot market price transactions from industry participants via email, instant messaging and by phone. Verify the legitimacy of the transactions and adhere to OPIS pricing methodology to create daily price assessments.
  • 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.
  • Generating stories for real-time new service as well as longer, more analytical content focusing on industry trends and emerging issues, adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Contribute to social media content, blog postings, industry analysis, and contribute to, compile, and publish OPIS reports.
  • Give market presentations at client meetings as well as at industry conferences.
  • Developing new contacts and relationships within refined products markets, attending industry events, and reaching out to market participants to further develop OPIS' refined spot market business.
  • Skills and Experience
  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, economics, business, finance, English or relevant field.
  • Demonstrated goal-oriented collaboration skills, with strong diplomatic and problem-solving ability.
  • A minimum of 4 years of prior experience with energy markets and/or professional reporting or in an analyst role.
  • A basic understanding of commodity markets.
  • Experience using data science and data visualization tools.
  • Must be computer literate, conversant with the use of Microsoft Suite and Google Workspace.
  • A commitment to the highest level of accuracy and completing all writing within established deadlines.
  • 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.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple deadlines.
  • The candidate must be willing to travel within the Americas and as necessary to other regions.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience covering energy markets.
  • A practical network of established industry contacts.
  • 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 team environment.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

To enter one of our US based offices: Any offer of employment is contingent on providing proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to your start date, subject to approved medical and/or religious exemptions, in accordance with applicable law.

Business Area: OPIS

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Req ID: 35006

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