• Market Reporters / Analysts – Commodities Market (JPN) Tokyo
  • Argus Media in Tokyo, , Japan
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  • 1 month ago

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Market Reporters / Analysts – Commodities Market

Based in Tokyo, Japan

About Argus

Argus is the leading independent provider of market intelligence to the global energy and commodity markets. We offer essential price assessments, news, analytics, consulting services, data science tools and industry conferences to illuminate complex and opaque commodity markets.

Headquartered in London with over 1,400 staff, Argus is an independent media organisation with 30 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading hubs.

Companies, trading firms and governments in 160 countries around the world trust Argus data to make decisions, analyse situations, manage risk, facilitate trading and for long-term planning. Argus prices are used as trusted benchmarks around the world for pricing transportation, commodities and energy.

Founded in 1970, Argus remains a privately held UK-registered company owned by employee shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic.

What... will you be doing?

As part of our expansion in Japan, we are looking for outstanding individuals to join our growing team to cover reporting on Asia’s fast-growing commodities and energy space. This is an excellent opportunity for analytical and inquisitive analysts, consultants and brokers to transfer their skills and knowledge to a price reporting, news, and analysis business.

The successful candidate will join our global network of over 600 dedicated market analysts to connect deeply with the markets they cover, delivering expert news, analysis, and information not available elsewhere. We pride ourselves on analysing how and why news matter to our high-level audience, which comprises Fortune 500 companies, national oil and energy companies, multinationals, financial institutions, trading companies, and governments.

You will work within a fast-paced team and help expand our global coverage of the commodities market. You will be writing engaging news stories and analysing spot prices that are timely, accurate, objective, and meaningful for our clients. This includes maintaining a strong network of contacts within the industries to source original, relevant and exclusive content. You will be able to quickly become a subject matter expert and lead coverage within a designated product portfolio. You will enjoy collaborative work with colleagues from various backgrounds, many located in Argus’ other offices around the globe. In addition, there are opportunities to attend industry events, present at industry conferences and lead webinar sessions.
• Monitor and assess fast-moving markets to produce daily price assessments, intelligence, market commentaries, news, analysis, and reports.
• Establish strong relationships with key members of the industry and business leaders through meetings and daily communications to gain an in-depth understanding of your market.
• Proactively generate news leads and pitch stories, contribute copy to the relevant publication and the online news service, and contribute to unique content (blog posts, white papers, webinars, podcasts, etc.).
• Collaborate with colleagues on the desk and other teams to enhance and drive coverage.
• Attend meetings, conferences, and industry events to build contacts, report on news and represent Argus in the industry.
• Build your industry expertise and writing skills to provide readers with first-class market insights and analysis.

To learn more about Argus, https://www.argusmedia.com/en/

What we’re looking for in you
• An articulate graduate with a strong degree.
• The ability to develop, verify and write industry-relevant news/content to deadline is preferred.
• Prior experience working in financial or commodities journalism is beneficial but optional.
• Interest in and enthusiasm for commodities, energy markets, global business, politics, and economics.
• Experience delivering breaking news, insightful market reports, and in-depth analytical articles is a bonus.
• Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
• Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite with experience in Excel.
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to network and build contacts with industry executives.

Please note you must have the right to work in Japan to apply for this role.

What’s in it for you
• Work within a highly motivated team at an industry-leading and rapidly growing global company
• Competitive salary and company bonus scheme
• Awesome location at BUREX Kyobashi – close to public transport (Tokyo station, Kyobahi station and Takaracho station)
• Gain exposure to various energy and commodities markets, including crude, petroleum products, natural gas, LPG and other gas liquids, biofuels, petrochemicals, coal and biomass, fertiliser and metals.
• Hybrid working model - Work From Home options available
• 20 vacation days
• Extensive internal and external training
• Employee Welfare & Employee Assistance Programme

• Cover conferences and events (5-20% of domestic/regional travel is expected).


Monday through Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Earlier or later hours, or weekend hours, may be expected on occasion.

We're not engaging any recruitment agencies for this role, so if you're interested, please apply directly.

We will conduct interviews continuously and reserve the right to take down the advertisement when we find the right candidate.

Please send in your application via our official careers website at https://www.argusmedia.com/en/careers/open-positions.

Jobs posted on other websites and that do not link to our careers website may not be legitimate and may be fraudulent. If you are contacted by someone whom you suspect may not be appropriately representing Argus, please send the details to us via an email with “Recruitment Fraud” in the subject title
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