Reporter and Analyst, Forestry Products

Media Contacts

Job reference: 31864

This is an opportunity to join a fascinating business covering the world of hardwood trading. As a reporter, you will build an eclectic network of hardwood suppliers, traders, and buyers to write impactful news and thoughtful features about market dynamics. As an analyst, you will use invoicing data to produce pricing reports that the wider industry will use as a trading benchmark.

This title, with deep roots in the hardwood industry, has recently been acquired by an international commodities news and events company. Consequently, this is an opportunity to participate in a transformative period with the possibility of new projects, responsibilities, and professional opportunities.

We’re looking for a journalist interested in developing a niche or someone from the hardwood industry looking for the opportunity to develop a broader reputation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Writing news, features, and analysis
  • Using data to produce pricing reports
  • Attending business events to develop your knowledge and network

Requirements include:

  • Some journalism experience
  • Or a strong understanding of the hardwood industry
  • Excellent communication skills

During your probation period, this position requires full-time, in-office work in Memphis. After your probation, hybrid and remote work options are available.

Everyone who applies will get a response.

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