Senior Reporter - Metals

Argus Media group

Mumbai, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Professional Svcs
  • Post Date: 01/10/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , London

About Argus Media group

Argus is an independent media organisation with more than 1000 staff. It is headquartered in London and has offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres.

Job Description

The reporter will cover the Indian commodity markets through providing news and analysis coverage, maintaining and expanding the contact base, and attending conferences. He/she will also expand development of market coverage and provide content and information to Argus’ editorial teams in Singapore, London and other Argus offices. The candidate should possess strong writing and numerical skills. A familiarity with energy and commodity markets would be a strong advantage.


Argus is a fast-growing global B2B media organisation providing essential information on commodity markets. We are growing quickly, adding new markets, new services, new delivery options and improved analytical tools. Argus’ Asia business is headquartered in Singapore and covers operations across Singapore, Dubai, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney. This role is with Argus’ Indian entity, Argus India Price Reporting Services LLP, which provides services to the global Argus group.


The role reports to the Head of Mumbai and will work closely with the Bureau Chief, Asia.


Specific responsibilities


  • Write news, analysis and reports to be provided to Argus’ global editorial team for inclusion in Argus’ daily, weekly and monthly reports and the online news service
  • Develop and maintain rapport with key contacts, and liaise regularly with industry stakeholders to gain market intelligence
  • Develop new contacts within the market
  • Conduct interviews with senior executives in the Indian commodity sector
  • Maintain and build databases of industry-relevant information
  • Provide subject-matter expertise to other Argus departments
  • Attend meetings, conferences and industry events to build contacts and report on news



Skills and Experience

  • A graduate with strong degree
  • Ability to develop, source and write industry relevant news to deadline
  • Knowledge of the energy and commodity sectors would be a strong advantage
  • Excellent English writing, grammar and numeracy skills
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to network and build contacts with industry executives
  • Ability to work effectively with management and meet targets in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
  • Strong co-ordination and time management skills
  • Additional languages useful but not essential
  • High level of numerical accuracy
  • Computing skills
  • High levels of personal Integrity



Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Earlier or later hours, or weekend hours, may be expected on occasion. 


About Argus Media


Argus is an independent media organisation with almost 1,000 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 23 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centres. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets, and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences.


Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes.


Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by employee shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic.




Our rapidly-growing, award winning business offers a dynamic environment for talented, entrepreneurial professionals to achieve results and grow their careers. Argus recognises and rewards successful performance and as an Investor in People, we promote professional development and retain a high-performing team committed to building our success.


  • Competitive salary and company bonus scheme
  • Annual leave
  • Casual Leave
  • Extensive internal and external training

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