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Boxboard Market Pricing Analyst - Remote (Contract)



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Green Markets, a Bloomberg Company, offers an exciting opportunity for a Boxboard Market Pricing Analyst to join a growing research team.

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For over 45 years, Green Markets has improved the performance of companies across industrial product value chains. By creating market transparency, Green Markets enables industry and aligned professionals to make more informed decisions and improve company performance.

Green Markets is expanding its packaging materials market coverage in North America. The business is seeking a high-energy boxboard market professional to join its team of pricing analysts that cover US materials market prices.

The Role:

The Boxboard Market Pricing Analyst continually develops and manages a network of industry participants representing buyers and sellers of boxboard and market intermediaries. Following specific guidelines, the analyst regularly engages with and gathers data from market participants to develop high-confidence, proprietary price assessments for boxboard products within defined regional markets.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with the ability to develop a strong network within the boxboard industry to undertake price discovery and ascertain market conditions. The role requires communicating with market participants, learning/knowing/uncovering market trends and developments, and synthesizing this information to develop proprietary pricing intelligence and market reports to be used by a variety of market constituents.

You will be responsible for sourcing market sentiment information, reacting to feedback from clients and company stakeholders, and managing ad-hoc projects that are part of the overall product strategy. Your industry knowledge will also play a central part in the marketing of any product launch. You will also be expected to report on industry news in support of our global coverage.

We'll trust you to:

  • Have demonstrable industry experience in buying, selling, producing, or market analysis of the main boxboard product categories such as coated/uncoated recycled folding boxboard, coated unbleached kraft folding carton, solid bleached sulfate board, and C1S folding carton
  • Handle and further develop a proprietary network to source boxboard prices and market sentiment
  • Work within a pricing discovery process provided to you by Bloomberg that includes the use of Salesforce Automation Software that simplifies and organizes network development and provides activity tracking using established methods and standard processes
  • Use of a source and pricing data tracking tool to organize data and provide transparency of network/source feedback
  • Operate within established ethical guidelines to be provided
  • Obtain current market prices and provide written market sentiment narrative on boxboard products
  • Submit short-format articles of boxboard industry news for publication following established processes, formats, and style

You’ll need to have:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in analyzing, buying, or selling boxboard products
  • Expert understanding of boxboard pricing dynamics, influences and mechanisms
  • Credible knowledge of the boxboard market and/or a strong understanding of the companies operating in this industry
  • Superlative communication, interpersonal, networking, and relationship development skills
  • Analytical and information gathering skills combined with the potential to develop written conclusions on market pricing trends
  • Legal authorization to work full-time in the United States and will not require visa sponsorship

We’d love to see:

  • A passion for understanding the nuances of the global boxboard industry
  • Interest in continuous learning and expanding boxboard industry knowledge base
  • Ability to assimilate and transform gathered market intelligence into narrative market reporting

Does this sound like you?

Apply if you think we're a good match! We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are.

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