IHS Markit Principal Research Analyst in Houston, Texas

Candidate will discover price and market information for the North American light olefins/polyolefins and/or aromatics and provide support in sales and marketing initiatives. They will also provide a significant contribution to the editorial content of reports, both generating and writing market sentiment and editorial content and supporting in the publishing of the report. The role will combine research and analytics skills with the ability to interview internal and external sources, gather news from a variety of sources and provide insight on topics including trade, regional and global trends.

Provide full-time local daily price discovery activity and support for a product slate including light olefins and polyolefins and aromatics, as required. The key task will be to engage with the market to discover and assess spot price moves over any given day, in line with corporate price discovery methodology. On a daily basis the candidate will also help generate, develop and write a variety of editorial content including news stories, features and analysis based on market activity, key trends, global events and thought leadership from within IHS Markit.

Attend internal and external events providing both market insight and editorial support.

Orchestrate close relations and establish systems of communication between Insights colleagues in pricing, analysis and market news gathering functions such as to ensure service excellence and up to the minute delivery.

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