Energy Analyst / Writer - BENTEK Energy Market Information
McGraw Hill Financial - Evergreen, CO

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Description

This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial company in a rapidly growing market. BENTEK is a team of highly motivated professionals delivering mission-critical information, analysis and decision tools to industry, government, energy consumers and to the energy industry. BENTEK publishes more than 40 daily, weekly and monthly reports covering numerous aspects of the energy industry. Many of these reports are focused on the natural gas sector, both domestic and international, but others address aspects of the power industry, the natural gas liquids business, crude oil and renewable energy. BENTEK also publishes numerous special one-time reports on various energy subjects. All of its reports are driven by base-level data stored in BENTEK's energy databases. Although the company was founded more than 20 years ago, it entered a new high-growth market segment about five years ago. Since then, it has experienced triple-digit increases in revenue and is now significantly expanding its product line and client outreach efforts. BENTEK needs an enthusiastic, creative and motivated individual to join its Denver-based team.

Key Responsibilities:
Work with a large team of energy analysts to write daily, weekly, monthly and one-time special energy analysis reports.

Analyze energy market dynamics, using BENTEK data on gas pipeline flows, supply and demand, storage and prices.

Respond to requests for energy information and analysis from senior management, regulators, customers and other team members.

Present material in Power Point to clients and energy conference attendees.

Aid in new energy product development.

Qualifications

Must have 3 or more years recent energy writing and analysis experience. Experience writing about the natural gas industry a plus.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Desktop publishing experience (Adobe In Design experience a plus).

Bachelors Degree, preferably in Journalism, Economics or related field of study.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong

analytical and writing skills

Ability to build stories around energy analysis, using supporting data, facts and knowledge of energy market dynamics.

Logical, instructional writing style.

Ability to take multiple pieces of information, analysis and data on related topics and combine them into a logical framework that leads to a conclusion.

Interpersonal and communication skills

Strong individual contributor with consultative style and aptitude for collaboration and teamwork.

Superior verbal, written and presentation skills along with excellent interpersonal skills.

Ability to read, comprehend and analyze complex written material, speak and write clearly, concisely and effectively.

Analytical skills

Proficient in analyzing complex data, evaluating information and drawing logical conclusions.

Ability to design new procedures and strategies for report development and publishing.

Proficient in math.

Team Player

Ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and projects involving multiple teams while also meeting deadlines.

Ability to work independently or in collaborative groups to determine objectives, provide recommendations, develop conclusions and complete projects on deadline.

Maintain cooperative working relations with co-workers, customers and market representatives.

Proactive problem-solving ability with a solutions-oriented attitude.

The Company

BENTEK is an energy market information, analysis and decision tools company based in the heart of the Rocky Mountain Front Range, just 25 miles west of Denver Colorado.

The firm provides data, analytical tools, research, market advice and strategy recommendations focused on the energy market with a special emphasis on buyers, sellers and transporters of natural gas.

Our flagship products are Energy Market Fundamental reports and the Benport Data Warehouseâ„¢ an information service and set of associated technologies used by participants in the North American natural gas market for the examination, analysis and visualization of pipeline flows and capacity utilization at specific receipt and delivery points.

The future of energy is in your hands. At Platts, the world's leading energy information provider, traders, risk managers, analysts, and industry leaders will depend on you to help them make better trading and investment decisions in the all-important energy markets. Our real-time news, pricing, analytical services and conferences help markets operate with transparency and efficiency. With more than 600 employees in 17 offices spanning five continents, you get the best of a small company and a Fortune 500 corporation at Platts. We have a highly diverse workforce, a global perspective, and a "business casual" culture. Platts is a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies.

The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) is a Fortune500 corporation with over 20,000 global employees. Around the world, McGraw-Hill provides people with the information and insights they need to adapt and grow in changing times. Our business spans the fields of financial services, education, and business information with leading brand names such as Standard & Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts, and J.D. Power & Associates. By working together with our customers and partners, these brands are laying the foundation for a smarter, better world.

The McGraw-Hill Companies is an equal opportunity employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at- mcgraw-hill.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate individual.

Schedule

Full-time

Primary Location

US-CO-Evergreen

Job Type

Editorial

Organization

Bentek

Corporate Brand

Platts

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