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Markets Analyst – Lloyd’s List
Editorial · London, London, City of (Hybrid)

Lloyds List Intelligence are the trusted experts delivering transparent and actionable maritime data empowering 60,000 professionals around the globe to make confident decisions that drive the safe, efficient, and lawful movement of trade by sea. Our advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and industry expertise transform our unparalleled data into unique insight delivered through data and analytics services, news and commentary, and publications.

 

We have teams working across the globe in data and analytics, product management, editorial and market analysis, technology, marketing, sales, and customer success.

 

Role Profile

The Markets Analyst – Lloyd’s List role is a new position within the Lloyd’s List editorial team, tasked with developing Lloyd’s List’s analytical capabilities and content for the tanker, dry cargo, and gas segments.          

 

The role will be vital in helping set the agenda of Lloyd’s List’s coverage of international shipping markets through daily news, features and analysis.

 

The Markets Analyst will work closely with the Markets Editor in creating and developing data-led analysis of companies and markets to the high standards of Lloyd’s List’s editorial guidelines.

 

The role requires someone who will also help raise the profile of our wider maritime business through external representation at events and presentations.  

 

This is a permanent role which reports to the Markets Editor – Lloyd’s List. This role is based on a balanced working model between home and our central London office located close to St Paul’s, Blackfriars, and Farrington.

                                                                                         

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating original analysis-led articles on commodities shipping.

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with industry stakeholders including shipbrokers, shipowners and commodities-related businesses.

  • Writing news and markets analysis that provides a consistently reliable and authoritative view of short and long-term market trends that helps readers’ business decision-making.

  • Developing and executing data sets on vessel fleets and freight rates utilising both in-house and third-party sources, for inclusion in articles.   

  • Providing subject-matter expertise as required by the business.

  • Participating in events as required, in either a presenter or moderator role.


What we are looking for:

Essential

  • At least 5 years’ experience in reporting or analysis for the shipping markets

  • A broad understanding of the commodity shipping markets.

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of current/future trade dynamics.

  • Self-motivation and initiative to drive projects and meet tight deadlines.

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

  • Advanced communication skills to engage with both colleagues and industry C-suite executives.

  • An existing, broad network of industry contacts.


Desirable

  • Experience in the shipbroking research and/or consulting sectors.

  • Previous reporting or analysis experience in the dry cargo, tanker or gas segments

  • A relevant shipping-related qualification.

 

Our Promise to You – Company Benefits

  • 25 Days Holiday rising to 27 after 2 years’ service and a day off for your birthday

  • Work anywhere policy (up to 4 weeks per year, subject to approval)

  • Life Assurance for 4 x Salary

  • Company pension scheme:  employee contribution of 5% basic salary, matched by an employer contribution of 5% 

  • Up to 4 Days Paid Volunteering

  • Healthy Lifestyle Subsidy up to £250

  • Enhanced Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity, Shared Parental Leave)

  • Flexible benefits including Private Healthcare Plan and Dental Insurance

 

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most, but not all the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need!

We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate because of race, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law.

Please let us know of any adjustments we need to make for you to show us your best self.

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