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Market Reporter, Fertilizer

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jan 4, 2024

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Job Function
Marketing and Public Relations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Role: The Fertilizer market reporter is a journalist and pricing specialist covering Platts' widely-used suite of Fertecon-branded spot prices, news and analysis about the global Fertilizer markets.

Responsibilities: The market reporter is responsible for establishing market coverage on global Fertilizer markets, reporting on daily and weekly physical trading activity. The reporter is also responsible for writing commentaries explaining the trends driving prices, creating news stories and participating in multi-media coverage such as webinars and presentations, including representing Platts at industry events.

The reporter is also responsible for engaging with market participants while building and managing a database of industry contacts. The reporter also identifies opportunities to refine methodology and launch new price assessments with the goal of advancing growth in the global Fertilizers team.

The Career Opportunity:
  • Excellent career growth potential within the Fertilizers team, and an opportunity to join a fast-paced team that works across the ammonia, sulphur, urea, phosphates, nitrates, potash, freight and sulphuric acid space with the global Fertilizers team in the Americas and Asia.
  • Opportunities to learn more about other aspects of the business, including technology and editing.
  • Opportunities to travel internationally for industry events and conferences several times a year, where you may have the chance to represent S&P Global Commodity Insights as a speaker.
  • You will also have the chance to represent CI in face-to-face meetings, in webinars, podcasts, or other interviews.
  • You will assist in identifying, developing, and executing assessment opportunities to drive growth in EMEA Fertilizer and related markets.
The Team: You will be joining a dynamic, people-first team that prizes effective collaboration and strong inter- and intra-team relationships. We value team members who are kind, have a good sense of humor, are willing to help out their colleagues, and are keen to learn. We believe strongly in diversity, equity and inclusion and are committed to making all feel welcome and valued.

The Business: S&P Global is the world's leading price reporting agency (PRA) and a premier source of commodities intelligence. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing, and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. Our Fertecon brand has been a market leader in the fertilizer pricing space for more than 40 years. The Fertilizer pricing team is a dynamic and rapidly expanding team responsible for key pricing benchmarks across the region.

Day timings: Covering the market in the Fertilizer team involves starting work by 9:00am London. The price reporter will typically be able to finish work by 5:00pm daily, and by 7:30pm on Thursdays, depending on commodity market conditions.

Your Skills:
  • BA degree or higher
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of role types and personalities, internally and externally
  • Self-starter mindset with effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform well to tight deadlines
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Culturally and socially sensitive
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two to five years' reporting/writing/analytical/editorial experience
  • Experience or knowledge of the Fertilizer sector highly beneficial, but can be taught on the job
  • Keen interest in commodities and global commodity markets
  • Knowledge of economic principles
  • Strong numeracy skills including ability to understand the basic principles of statistics and to apply basic maths functions in Excel
  • Fluency in relevant international languages an advantage

Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to:" "and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person."

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Job ID: 295468
Posted On: 2023-12-18
Location: London, United Kingdom

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