As the research and analysis division of the Economist Group, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) helps leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions. The EIU is the global standard in providing quality, actionable intelligence to the public and private sector, assessing issues that impact the marketplace for over two hundred countries.
Currently we are seeking a Commodities Editor who will be responsible for the production, development and quality of the EIU's product range covering commodities, in particular the 25 individual commodity reports that are published each month.
How you will contribute:
Managing contributors and editors
Editing and writing
Research and development
Commodity analysis and forecasting
Interpret the developments within specific commodity markets. Draw attention to the salient points and summarise the potential consequences in an objective and informative way
Provide an opinion on behalf of the EIU which takes into account all the various known factors. The argument should be clear, concise, internally consistent and well informed
Produce commodity forecasts making full use of all available information. This will involve using Excel workbooks to monitor the key commodity indicators, building in the given global assumptions, and conducting econometric analysis, where appropriate, to improve our forecasting methodology
Take responsibility for the quality and accuracy of the data included in the commodity workbooks, and manage and develop the EIU’s commodity price indices
Customer contact and Custom Research work
The ideal skills for this role are: