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North America Rail Freight Pricing Analyst (Contractor)

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Princeton, NJ

Posted Jun 2, 2021 - Requisition No. 91124

Green Markets, a Bloomberg Company, offers an exciting opportunity for a North America Rail Freight Pricing Analyst to join a growing market research team.

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Terminal. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength: leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively.

For over 40 years, Green Markets has improved the performance of companies across commodity product value chains. By creating market transparency, Green Markets enables professionals to make more informed decisions and improve company performance.

Green Markets has recently expanded its industry coverage to include North America rail freight.  Through a new market report, the business will provide detailed insight on freight pricing trends and market conditions. The new product will be offered for sale to market participants including railroads, brokers, freight end-users and aligned industries.

The Role:

The North America Rail Freight Pricing Analyst continually develops and manages a network of industry participants representing buyers of rail freight services and market intermediaries. Following specific guidelines the analyst regularly engages with and gathers data from market participants to develop proprietary price assessments for key routes and regional markets.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with the ability to develop a strong network within the North America rail freight industry to undertake price discovery and ascertain market developments.  The role requires communicating with market participant, learning/knowing/uncovering market trends and developments, and synthesizing this information to develop proprietary pricing intelligence 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 knowledge will also play a central part in the marketing of any product launch.

This position is offered as remote-located, or can be located at any Bloomberg office location in the U.S.

You’ll need to have:

  • 3+ years of professional experience in analyzing, buying or selling North America rail freight services
  • Expert understanding of rail freight pricing dynamics, influences and mechanisms
  • Credible contacts in the North America North America rail freight 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 ability to develop conclusions on market pricing trends
  • BS degree minimum
  • Ability to work remotely
  • 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 North America rail freight industry
  • Interest in continuous learning and expanding 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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