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Dow Jones Research Analyst, Base Chem, Plastics, Engineering Plastics in HOUSTON, Texas

Job Description:

The role:

This role supports the Chemical Insight product group in the publication of market reports, annual studies, client/conference presentations, project work and other related tasks. This person will update and maintain graphs, tables, Excel-based models and databases, edit chemical market analyses

and work with our content management system. They will also interact with clients in providing data, information and training on website and online databases, as well as research and collect data from industry associations and maintain capacity database.


  • Fulfill data requests sent in by clients via email or phone.

  • Create/modify Microsoft Excel graphs and tables for weekly/monthly market reports and annual world analyses.

  • Proof and modify consultant text written for market reports and world analysis.

  • Create presentation materials in Microsoft PowerPoint for meetings and conferences.

  • Prepare laptop and materials for consultant travel.

  • Maintain and audit world trade database (GTI) for select products.

  • Gather and maintain data from public sectors for consultant analyses.

  • Compile annual World Analyses; including maps, trade, supply/demand tables, capacity tables, and economic snapshots. Functions as editor for the assigned annual analyses.

  • Compile tables and majority of content to create a portable document format for annual analyses. Prepare the associated CD.

  • Play a key role in the execution of the annual World Petrochemical Conference.

  • Support Operations endeavors to improve and maintain IHS processes and standardization.

  • This would be specific to the MAS group to which candidate is assigned. Some travel to support a product-specific Event would be expected.


  • Bachelor's degree. Science degree (Chemistry or Biological Sciences) or equivalent experience a plus.

  • Microsoft Office skills – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Pass a series of tests given by Human Resource Dept.

  • Ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work fast and efficiently to get requested data to clients in a timely manner.

  • Industry Experience can overcome formal Education requirement

  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Works well in a team environment

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Business Area: OPIS-CMA

Job Category: Data/Content Group

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 34201