Euromoney Institutional Investor

  • Price Reporter

    Job ID
    Dec 2018-8362
    Department
    Euromoney Institutional Investor
    Location
    New York City
    Contract Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Category
    Editorial
    Targeted Job Start Date
    02/01/2019
  • Job Advert

    Fastmarkets - Price Reporter


    About Fastmarkets

    Fastmarkets is a central part of FTSE-250 listed Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc, and is at the centre of its strategic development. The company has been benchmarking commodity prices since 1882 and aims to provide the world’s leading and most trusted price reporting and intelligence service for the markets it covers, including metal and mining and forestry products. The group’s global portfolio of news, analysis, conferences and insight services complement its price benchmarks.


    Position Summary

    Fastmarkets is looking for a price reporter to cover the base metals markets and work within a team of four reporters, who are based in London but who are part of a global team. The role is focused on pricing physical premiums for markets such as aluminium and producing market reports, breaking news, interviews and in-depth features on these markets. He/she will report to the North American Non-ferrous Editor, and work closely with colleagues in London, Chicago, New York, Shanghai, Singapore and Sao Paolo.


    Scope and Impact

    The price reporter sits at the heart of Fastmarkets’ strategy as an industry leading price provider and operates within a global network of highly skilled reporters and dedicated resources that offer training, ensure data integrity and enforces strict pricing procedures in line with industry compliance principles. The base metals team produces around 200 prices globally including nearly 50 benchmarks used by the physical industry to buy and sell metal. There is scope to review, launch and promote prices and opportunities to travel and engage with market participants.

     

    Principal Accountabilities 

    • Collect pricing data and set prices for assigned patches in line with the company’s robust methodology, price specifications and IOSCO principles; back colleagues up on their pricing patches when necessary and peer review their prices to ensure processes have been duly followed and editorial judgement rightly applied.
    • Write market commentaries, breaking news and insightful copy with PRA angles, to support the growth in readership and the use of Fastmarkets’ prices in physical and financial contracts.
    • Manage and expand the number of industry contacts that submit pricing data and give news exclusives, using all means of communication including face-to-face meetings and networking.
    • Assist the North American base metals editor to review and manage the existing pipeline of prices and identify new price launch opportunities.
    • Help foster Fastmarkets’ prices and expertise though the team’s market engagement plan, which includes producing PRA content, white papers and infographics, participating to internal and external events, promoting the company on social media, and attending industry meetings.

     

    Requirements

    • Some experience in journalism/writing
    • Interest in/understanding of financial markets and commodities
    • The position is New York-based
    • Team player and strong networking skills
    • Good confident telephone manner
    • Ability to handle data and display analytical rigor
    • Ability to discover and deliver accurate news under time pressure
    • Open to travel to attend events
    • Foreign language is a plus

     

    Perks of Working at FastMarkets

    • Medical, dental and vision coverage
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Vacation time and paid holidays
    • Opportunity to participate in our wellness program
    • Onsite events around engaging with our employees
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Commuter benefit program

     

    About Euromoney Institutional Investor

     

    Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (www.euromoneyplc.com) is an international business information group listed on the stock exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 share index. Euromoney’s group of businesses covers asset management, price discovery, data and market intelligence, under brands including, Euromoney, Institutional Investor, BCA Research, Ned Davis Research and Fastmarkets. Euromoney also runs an extensive portfolio of large-scale events. Euromoney has revenues of around £400m, a market cap of about £1.2bn and approximately 1600 employees.

     

    The business is divided into six divisions:

    1. Banking and finance
    2. Telecoms
    3. Institutional Investor
    4. Investment Research
    5. Fastmarkets
    6. Specialist Information

     

    Euromoney is known for its entrepreneurial culture – Euromoney people are creative, action-oriented, close to customers, passionate about their brands, knowledgeable about the industries they serve and accountable for their results. The company aims for what it calls “the best of both worlds” – complementing these entrepreneurial characteristics with the benefits that come from being a sizeable company; for example taking advantage of Euromoney’s scale, sharing best practice, operating strategically and creating career paths for staff across the whole company. Strong central functions alongside the business divisions are essential for this.

     

    In 2016, Euromoney outlined a new strategy to investors combining organic development and strategic and well-executed acquisitions and disposals. The company aims to allocate and recycle capital efficiently towards good, organic and inorganic opportunities via their “best of both worlds” operating model. Their ambition is to generate consistent and meaningful returns for shareholders at relatively low risk.

     

    The company headquarters are in London, with additional main offices in New York, Montreal, Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai. The group has a further 20 offices around the world.



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