The role: The market reporter (associate editor) for EMEA ferrous metals markets is a market reporter based in London who takes responsibility for day-to-day reporting on ferrous markets in the Europe Middle East and Africa region.

The team: This is an outstanding opportunity to join the world’s leading price reporting organisation as it strengthens and grows its presence across the European steel supply chain. Customers in more than 150 countries look to our expertise in pricing, news and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. The EMEA metals pricing team is a dynamic and expanding team responsible for key pricing benchmarks across the region. 

Responsibilities and impact:

We are seeking a market reporter to drive our ferrous pricing coverage in Europe. The successful candidate will be part of a global team and possess knowledge of market intelligence-gathering activities and assessing prices, applying Platts methodology. This individual must be comfortable writing about pricing information and interpreting data. Being a team player is of utmost importance in this role. 

  • Assess markets: The market reporter in this position assesses the value of ferrous market products in EMEA, accurately and fully in line with our rigorous and well-known methodology. The market reporter will survey market participants throughout the day; publish price updates through the day, especially all information that might be used in assessing value; demonstrate a thorough understanding of Platts' methodology; be rigorous when using mathematics and excel spreadsheets; demonstrate ability to do a full set of assessments without the aid of a spreadsheet; and ensure our methodology for market is up to date. The market reporter may launch new assessments and represent Platts at industry events such as conferences or in face-to-face meetings. 
  • Write high-quality market commentaries: The market reporter is responsible for writing commentaries associated with their ferrous market assessments. The commentaries are intended to help our readers better understand what is happening in the market, and to better understand how we have arrived at our assessments. The reporter should ensure commentaries meet our editorial standards for writing and reporting.
  • Report news about the markets: The market reporter also may be responsible for reporting news and analysis relating to their market and come up with ideas for graphics, podcasts, webinars. The news should help our readers understand issues in the marketplace, whether they are traders, analysts, government regulators, working in the supply chain, or in another walk of life. Relevant stories include news about supply and demand developments, government data, new developments in regulations, trade flows, general analysis of price trends, decarbonisation of steel, energy transition and other relevant topics. The market reporter works closely with the news desk, the Managing Editor, and others to identify and write insightful news stories and demonstrate a strong sense of what news our readers want to see.
  • Engage with the industry: The market reporter is responsible for engaging with market sources and should find and nurture new market sources; maintain a good relationship with existing sources; ensure source lists are up to date; send summaries of meetings to manager and immediate colleagues and avoid an over-reliance on Instant Messaging.
  • Team player: The market reporter will work closely with colleagues across our global offices in Singapore, Houston, New York as the regional ferrous markets are influenced and impacted by trading activity and price levels in other regions.

Required gualifications: 

  • Fluency in Arabic, German, Turkish, Russian, or other European language an advantage
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills in English
  • Understanding of physical metal markets 
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, economics or business preferred 
  • Strong numeracy skills including ability to understand the basic principles of algebra and statistics as well as ability to apply basic maths functions in Excel 
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of role types and personalities, internally and externally 
  • Ability to perform with tight deadlines

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