12 hours
2017-12-182018-01-16

Commodity Analyst | Informa IEG, Memphis TN or Eagan, MN

Informa
  • Job Code
    596-143
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9/22/2017

Commodity Analyst | Informa IEG, Memphis TN or Eagan, MN

Tracking Code
596-143
Job Description

Commodity Analyst-Informa| Informa Economics IEG, Memphis, TN or Eagan, MN

 

Informa Economics IEG, a World Leader in Commodity, Food Industry, Agribusiness, Transportation and Energy Research and Consulting, is seeking a Commodity Analyst to join its team in Memphis, TN or Eagan, MN

 

 

Role Description

 

 

Commodity Analysts within the IEG Crops Group conduct comprehensive supply and demand analyses for US and global grain, oilseed, and cotton markets, including forecasts of prices and the development of price risk management strategies for clients across the global food and agriculture spectrum.  The person in this position will work with senior analysts, share responsibility for maintaining and updating IEG’s fundamental supply/demand analytic base for assigned commodities and for communication of information to clients.  The position also involves working cooperatively with other areas of the company, contributing expertise to consulting projects, and other activities as needed.  Analysts convey the results of their research through a variety of outlets, including internal meetings, online content delivery to clients, special reports, occasional formal presentations, and informal interaction with clients via telephone and email.    

 

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Procedures for data management and proprietary company methodologies are followed and updated as needed
  • You have a good grasp of economic research methods and a desire to apply them to real-world situations
  • Time is managed so that the analytical workflow is in line with company objectives, particularly with respect to data management, report content, services provided to clients and internal audiences and special projects
  • Maintain databases and help keep analytical models up to date
  • Keep abreast of developments, both domestic and global, that may influence agricultural markets and communicate noteworthy items to internal staff
  • Contribute to IEG’s regular client communications and/or for third parties that contract with IEG to provide customized content services
  • Prepare regular reports for clients, providing updates on the latest fundamental supply/demand features and other aspects of the outlook for clients
  • Field requests from clients for data and information
  • Participate in consulting projects and provide support to client service and sales personnel as needed

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • The desire to become an expert with respect to knowledge of a particular commodity group
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An analytical orientation and affinity for exploring behavioral relationships in commodity markets
  • Ability to meet daily and weekly publication deadlines
  • Solid understanding of economics with at least some knowledge of agriculture. MS in Agricultural Economics, Economics, or a closely related field preferred.  However, industry experience may be taken into consideration as a substitute for a completed graduate degree
  • Ability to anticipate the needs of clients and provide information that helps them make appropriate business decisions
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required, experience with Access is a plus
  • Ability to write in a clear and concise manner, relating economic concepts and market developments in a way that that the average business person can understand.
  • Presentation skills—must be able to make effective presentations to both internal and external audiences.

 

 

To apply for this opportunity and develop your career within an industry-leading global brand, please send your CV and a cover letter and salary expectations

 

 

 

About Informa:

 

Informa’s Business Intelligence (BI) division provides specialist data, intelligence and insight to our customers, helping them make better decisions, gain competitive advantage and enhance return on investment.

 

BI has a valuable portfolio of digital subscription products, providing business critical intelligence to global, regional and niche communities within five core industry sectors: Pharma & Healthcare; Finance; Telecoms, Media & Technology; Maritime & Law and Agribusiness & Commodities.

 

Informa is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability status, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

 

 

Job Location
Washington, , United States
Company Location
US Eagan (New Brighton) 3464 Washington DR (35)
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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