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Senior Markets Editor, OPIS - TX

Dow Jones
Houston, TX
Closing date
Mar 22, 2023

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Job Type
Full Time
Business, Finance, Energy

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Job Description:

OPIS, a Dow Jones Company, is a thriving energy pricing, news and software provider. We provide transparency through educational courses, software tools, real-time news and pricing services, and market-specific benchmark pricing reports that enable our customers to make smarter, more informed decisions. You will work for a company that is customer-focused and your work will benefit our customers from just about your first day on the job. We offer competitive salaries; a full benefits package, and an opportunity to grow both your salary and responsibilities while utilizing the latest technologies.

The OPIS Market Editor will be responsible for collecting and analyzing trade information to assess a daily pricing index for the North American natural gas liquids physical spot markets. The position requires reporting on natural gas liquids trading and fundamentals as well as creating alerts relevant to the industry.

Job 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 methodology to create daily price assessments.
  • Create breaking and feature news alerts pertaining to the North American natural gas liquids markets.
  • Contribute to social media content, blog postings, industry analysis, and publish OPIS reports.
  • Help support upgrades to OPIS publications.
  • Attend or host industry conferences.
  • Participate in team staff meetings.
  • Network and source build in the North American natural gas liquids industry.
  • Engage in pricing methodology creation.



  • Undergraduate degree in Journalism, English, Finance, or Business or any relevant degree.
  • Minimum 2 - 4 years of journalism experience.
  • Able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be comfortable working with computers and spreadsheets.
  • Must be available to travel.

Preferred Experience:



  • 1 - 3 years energy market pricing and reporting.
  • Experience in energy data analysis.
  • Experience in pricing methodology creation.
  • Proficient in public speaking.
  • Experience in daily publication.
  • Experience in news and content creation strategies.
  • Experience using data science and data visualization tools.
  • Bilingual: English and Spanish.




  • Self-motivated, business-minded, and results driven.
  • Innovative thinking about problem solving.
  • Confident and charismatic in engagement and communication.

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Business Area: OPIS

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

Union Status:

Non-Union role

NYC Pay Range: $50,000 - $180,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce.

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Req ID: 35679



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