Markets Editor, Carbon

IHS Markit Boulder , CO 80301

Posted 1 month ago

OPIS, a subsidiary company of IHS, is a thriving energy pricing, news and software provider. We provide transparency through educational courses, software tools, real-time news and pricing services, and market-specific benchmark pricing reports that enable our customers to make smarter, more informed decisions. You will work for a company that is customer-focused and your work will benefit our customers from just about your first day on the job. We offer competitive salaries; a full benefits package, and an opportunity to grow both your salary and responsibilities while utilizing the latest technologies.

The OPIS Carbon Market Editor will be responsible for collecting and analyzing trade information to assess a daily pricing index for U.S. and International carbon markets. The position requires reporting on carbon market pricing and fundamentals as well as creating news alerts relevant to the carbon industry and clean air initiatives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accumulate spot market price transactions from industry participants via email, instant messaging and by phone. Verify the legitimacy of the transactions, and adhere to OPIS pricing methodology to create daily price assessments.

  • Create breaking and feature news alerts on carbon markets, clean energy and environmental sustainability initiatives.

  • Research and report on new developments in global carbon policies and programs.

  • Contribute to social media content, blog postings, industry analysis, and publish OPIS reports.

  • Participate in team staff meetings.

  • Network and source build in the U.S. and International carbon industries.

  • Engage in pricing methodology creation.


  • Undergraduate degree in Journalism, English, Finance, or Business.

  • Minimum 3 years of journalism experience.

  • Able to meet tight deadlines.

  • Must be detail-oriented.

  • Must be comfortable working with computers and spreadsheets.

  • Must be available to travel.

Preferred Experience:

  • At least 3 years environmental and/or energy market pricing and reporting.

  • Experience in U.S .and international carbon markets and clean air initiatives.

  • Experience in environmental or energy market data analysis.

  • Experience in publishing daily reports.

  • Experience in news and content creation strategies.


  • Self-motivated, business-minded, and results driven.

  • Innovative thinking about problem solving.

  • Confident and charismatic in engagement and communication

Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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