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Market Reporter- Maritime & Shipping

Position: Market Reporter- Maritime & Shipping

Work experience: 3-5 years in journalist Job.

Reporting Relationships: Head of News Management and Head of operations

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The Role / Position Overview

We are looking for a Market reporter – Maritime & Shipping to be based in port Harcourt. You will report directly to the Head of News management and Head of operations and be responsible for sourcing and writing high-quality articles focused on different maritime sector

This is a unique opportunity to play an important role in a successful news service backed by the experience and resources of the OTM Team. This is also an opportunity to focus on news journalism for sophisticated decision-makers, as well as work within a positive and collaborative team environment.

What you will be responsible for

Key responsibilities


  • Monitor and assess markets to produce daily news, weekly price assessments, market commentaries and reports
  • Analyse data to find insights on global commodity trade has breaking news
  • Daily contact with producers, traders and buyers and other key market sources to build relationships, gather market intelligence
  • Develop two-way relationships with contacts and share market intelligence
  • Develop core and interesting news and work with the sector to ensure you deliver relevant daily news stories and weekly publications via TV live programmme
  • Attend meetings, conferences and industry events to build contacts, report on news and represent offshoretrade TV externally
  • Develop and manage daily maritime information and report back to the news production manager daily
  • Responsible for covering the asset management industry
  • Ability to produce more than 24 currents news in the maritime sector daily .
  • Report, write and produce high-quality articles / news stories and exclusive content.
  • Moderate webcasts and video interviews.
  • When needed, edit or follow-up on mass media stories for the publication

Submission deadline: December 29, 2021

Please include a cover letter, CV, transcripts and other relevant documents in a combined PDF file when you upload your application. Αll applications must be sent exclusively via our portal.


  •  Competitive salary and company bonus scheme
  • Group pension scheme
  • Group healthcare and life assurance scheme
  • 25 days holiday with annual increase up to 30 days after one year
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Season ticket travel loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Extensive internal and external training
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