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Dow Jones Scrap Associate Director in United States

Job Description:

Department/Product Overview:

McCloskey by OPIS is hiring an experienced Scrap reporter for its metals and mining price reporting team. The role will be based in the United States.

Position Title:

Scrap Associate Director

Position Location:

United States

About the Role/Position:

You will work within an international team leveraging our strengths in coal to expand into steel feedstocks raw materials such as iron ore, scrap, manganese, and steel as part of McCloskey’s endeavor to price raw materials that are driving the green energy revolution.

The deliverables will include daily and weekly price gathering and regular market intelligence updates on scrap markets with particular emphasis on US markets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and report on new developments in scrap markets

  • Contribute to the research effort for the monthly scrap report

  • Accumulate spot market price transactions from industry. Verify the legitimacy of the transactions and adhere to OPIS pricing methodology to create weekly price assessments.

  • Network with an extensive contact base and develop new business opportunities

  • Represent McCloskey in metals conferences/forums

Key Qualifications and skills:

  • Minimum 10+ journalism experience, with scrap markets and commodity reporting experience a prerequisite

  • Strong communication, writing, and networking skills, with the ability to work under tight deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Undergraduate degree in Journalism, English, Finance or Business.

  • Ability for source development and market engagement. Familiarity with existing industry contacts is a requirement.

  • Experience with spreadsheets and commodity data analysis.

  • Self-motivated, business-minded and results driven. Detail oriented and innovative thinker.

  • Confident and charismatic in engagement and communication

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Business Area: Dow Jones - OPIS

Job Category: Data Analytics/Warehousing & Business Intelligence

Union Status:

Non-Union role

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Req ID: 40769