Managing Editor - Shipping

IHS Markit Houston, TX
Oil Price Information Service (OPIS by IHS Markit), a Gaithersburg, Md.-based global leader in energy price discovery and news, has a job opening for a Managing Editor - Shipping. The position is responsible for overseeing, managing and reporting on commodity product tanker tracking activities for OPIS including cultivating sources, team-building, supervising editors, managing information flows, tracking refined and unrefined oil cargoes, as well as any other marine/pricing related duties as assigned.

The ideal applicant should have experience with and working knowledge of the relevant product markets/associated shipping sectors. The applicant should demonstrate the ability to assist OPIS in expanding its maritime commodity tracking coverage through source development and recruitment. The applicant should also be a good team player, spur and develop initiatives and be able to delegate where necessary.

A qualified candidate is able to work under tight deadlines, be detail-oriented, and work each day into the early evening. The candidate must be comfortable working with computers and spreadsheets, and must work well with others and be willing to ask questions and engage the market.

Along with daily ship tracking and reporting duties, the Managing Editor - Shipping will occasionally write and research articles, liaison with the Vice President of Content and other departments, oversee the newsletter and news alert products, identify new areas for coverage, serve as host at out-of-town OPIS educational conferences, and attend industry events.

Job candidate must have experience as an editor and managing editor of energy publications, a demonstrable knowledge base of maritime activities, 10 plus years of business magazine and newsletter editing experience and be a proven business builder.

IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO) harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (NASDAQ: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

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