Market reporter/senior reporter - freight

About Argus

Argus is an independent media organisation with almost 1,100 staff globally. We are headquartered in London and have 26 offices in the world's principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences.

What will you be doing?

Argus is seeking a market reporter to join the freight team in London, which covers tanker, dry bulk and LPG freight markets. As a member of this team, you will become familiar with all these markets and an expert in one or more of them, with reporting on the crude tanker market being the primary responsibility for this role.

You will cover your market through daily price assessments, writing interesting, analytical market commentaries, news coverage and in-depth analysis to appear online and in the daily Argus Freight report. You will also be responsible for maintaining and expanding the contact base, driving methodology and coverage development and attending industry events.

The global freight market is in a state of constant change in its position at the centre of international trade, geopolitics and environmental regulation. This represents an exciting opportunity to join the team and cover high-profile news on changes that can reshape the global trade and impact on the wider crude, oil products, dry bulk and gas commodity industries.

You will work in tandem with other reporters and editors who will provide training and support to develop in-depth knowledge of the markets.

What we are looking for in you:

  • Proven ability to develop, source and write industry-relevant news to deadline
  • Knowledge of the commodity and/or freight sectors useful, but not essential
  • Excellent writing, grammar and numeracy skills (these will be tested as part of the interview process)
  • Ability to use data in generating stories and analysis is preferred, while a willingness to learn is essential
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to network and build contacts with industry executives. Strong presentation skills also preferred.
  • Prior experience of working in the financial or energy journalism sector is useful but not essential

What is in it for you:

  • Group pension scheme
  • Group healthcare scheme
  • 25 days' holiday with annual increase up to 30 days
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Season ticket travel loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Extensive internal and external training
  • Competitive salary and company bonus scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • Tax Free Childcare


10% International travel


10am-6pm with 1 hour for lunch

For more details about the company and to apply please make sure you send your CV and cover letter via our website: 

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