Euromoney Institutional Investor

  • Senior Pricing Reporter - Shanghai

    Job ID
    Mar 2018-7574
    Department
    Fastmarkets
    Location
    London
    Contract Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category
    Editorial
  • Job Advert

    The Metal Bulletin Group, which is part of Euromoney plc, aims to provide leading pricing intelligence, including independent industry benchmarks, for the metal and mining industry. The group’s global portfolio of news, analysis, conferences and insight services complement these price benchmarks.

    Position Summary

    Metal Bulletin is looking for a Shanghai-based Mandarin-speaking senior pricing reporter to cover the crucial base metals markets in China, with a particular emphasis on copper and nickel. The senior reporter will work within a global team to assess prices, launch new Asian benchmarks and provide news, breaking news and in-depth features for these key and dynamic markets.

    Scope and Impact

    This position sits within Metal Bulletin’s base metals division, which enjoys a strong reputation among the industry as a leading Price Reporting Agency. The role provides an opportunity to report on and price premiums in China that have a global influence and benchmark status.

    The position focuses on pricing Metal Bulletin’s daily benchmark copper premium in Shanghai, which is used in physical contracts and is also the settlement basis for a global exchange’s listed futures contract. But the coverage also include other base metals, especially nickel, which is gaining exposure as a global reference amid growing battery demand for the electric vehicle sector.

    The senior pricing reporter will also scope, develop and establish new benchmarks in base metals in the region. He/she will report to the Asia Non-ferrous Deputy Editor, and closely work with colleagues from our global offices.

    Requirements

    • Ability to discover and deliver accurate pricing and news under time pressure
    • Some experience in price reporting/journalism/writing
    • Interest in/understanding of financial markets and commodities
    • Fluent spoken and written Mandarin and English
    • The position is Shanghai-based. Beijing will also be considered.
    • Team player, with ability to guide junior reporters and deputise for regional editor/deputy editor.
    • Strong networking skills, good confident telephone manner
    • Ability to present at seminars and travel to conferences

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