May 08, 2018

Oil Market Reporter Jobs - Bloomberg News

  • Bloomberg L.P.
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Advertising and Media Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Oil Market Reporter

Company Name: Bloomberg News

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary:  The Oil Market Reporter will Bloomberg News’ energy team in Dubai. A crucial element of our market-leading product is tracking ships and building cargo-flow histories to combine with the best breaking news around. As well being able to report on a range of energy stories in the Middle East, we are seeking someone who can mix the analytic skills for tanker tracking with the journalistic flair to bring that work to life. You are an experienced reporter with excellent writing skills, an eye for a good story and a can-do attitude. You pay attention to detail and work well under tight deadlines. You are at ease telling your stories on several platforms, whether it's breaking news for a professional audience, a blog post or being interviewed on TV.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Cover oil trading in the Middle East and North Africa
  • Track ships and build carefully checked data sets on your findings
  • Collaborate with other reporters and editors around the world
  • Plan ahead for news events
  • Be committed to the best journalist practices, sound judgment and willingness to learn.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The Oil Market Reporter must hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • At least three years’ experience in reporting, preferably on oil markets
  • Ability to write quickly and concisely on deadline
  • Experience of working of data journalism would be a plus
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential; Arabic or Farsi skills an advantage

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