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Company: ICIS
Position:
Reporter to cover petrochemical markets
Location:
Texas
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 8, 2013
Job ID: 1261351

Description:

Markets Reporter at ICIS, a division of Reed Business Information

Description:

 

ICIS, the world’s largest petrochemical pricing service, offering unrivalled coverage of global energy, fertilizer and chemical markets, is hiring a Markets Reporter in Houston to join a growing global team with bureaus in London, Germany, Italy, New York, Washington, Colombia, Singapore, China, Dubai and Moscow.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Cover petrochemical markets and produce interesting content including: daily and weekly price assessments, market analysis, real-time news and in depth analysis stories, and sometimes videos, presentations and podcasts for a portfolio of chemical products
  • Develop sources with key industry contacts
  • Travel to key industry events in the US and around the world

 Key Skills Required:

  • Articulate and numerate journalist with an analytical mind
  • Knowledge of business and economics
  • Accuracy in math and percentage calculations for price assessments
  • Ability to work in a team environment and adapt to a fast-changing environment
  • Foreign language skills  (Spanish or Portuguese) a big plus

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s or Graduate degree ideally in journalism, business or science
  • 3-5 years professional experience in a communications or science field
  • Experience in petrochemicals is a plus, but not required
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the US

 RBI General Benefits Package: 

  • 18 days paid time off during the first two years, rising to 23 days at the start of year three
  • 401 (k) with company match, and a stock purchase plan
  • Competitive health benefits

Please send cover letter with resume and electronic samples of published clips (combined file less than 3 MB) to heather.doyle@icis.com

 

 

 

 

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