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Company: PLS Inc
Position:
Senior Writer-International
Location:
United States
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
February 22, 2013
Job ID: 1463658

Description:

 

Senior Writer-International

Job Description:
PLS, Inc., a Houston-based energy publishing, research and transactions firm, is seeking an experienced writer for our expanding coverage of the energy industry.  The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for overseeing and writing (with other members of the team) three ~11,000-word reports which alternate on a three-week cycle.  These three international oil and gas reports cover global M&A, oil and gas finance, and international exploration.  Applicant will enjoy a fast-paced, hard-work environment where he or she can make an impact.  Applicant will also enjoy working with a growing team of research, editor and design professionals. 

Applicant will also be called upon to write occasional stories for other reports and/or write  800-1,500-word stand-alone “market alerts” covering important breaking stories and/or feature content.  Applicant must also be an excellent proofreader and editor. and assist with PLS other publications as needed. 

 

Responsibilities include monitoring other media and writing news summaries, adding analysis, graphic content and other added-value material as warranted.  Applicant will also work with the graphics department throughout the layout process, providing edits, graphic elements and guidance as needed to prepare each issue for publication. 

The Requirements:
- Ability to write quickly, clearly and concisely under deadline pressure.
- 5 year-plus experience as an oil and gas and/or finance journalist or analyst.

- Creativity, flexibility and ability to enjoy a fast-paced environment.  
- Experience working in a real-time news environment or industry research environment is desirable.
- Bachelor’s degree. 

PLS’s benefits package includes health and dental coverage, paid vacation days and a 401k plan. 

Job type: Full-time   
Industry: Publishing/Energy Finance 

Interested applicants should email their resume and contact information to dcohen@plsx.com

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