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IHS Markit 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.
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Renewable Fuels Reporter/Markets Editor
The Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), a unit of global data analysis company IHS Markit, is seeking reporter to cover political and policy developments related to the federal Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) and serve as a backup biofuels markets editor. This position will be based at our headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD, and report to the Executive Editor, Renewables.
OPIS is a leading news and market information supplier that provides data to all segments of the petroleum industry with award-winning news, analysis and pricing that appears in our many published reports and on-line services. This position offers substantial opportunity for growth and the support to succeed.
Covering and reporting on RFS-related development in Congress, the federal courts and administration for OPIS Biofuel Alerts and weekly newsletter.
Serving as a backup market editor capable of delivering daily price assessments in biofuel, carbon credit and Renewable Identification Number (RIN) markets. This job will require the reporter to gather spot market deals from market participants through email, instant messaging and over the phone and verify the legitimacy of the transactions.
Writing breaking news and feature stories
Contributing copy to the weekly OPIS newsletter
Participating in team staff meetings
Helping support technological upgrades to the OPIS publications
Serving as host at out-of-town OPIS educational conferences
Attending industry conferences.
Undergraduate degree in English, Journalism or Communications or related field with a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience. Experience covering Congress and federal policy is preferred.
Must have superior copy editing skills and a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Possess a demonstrated ability to interact successfully with customers and co-workers in a professional environment.
Be able to work under tight deadlines and be detail-oriented.
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