Commodity Market Researcher-Protein Markets, Urner Barry
Toms River, New Jersey, USA

Urner Barry is a business publisher specializing in the timely, accurate and unbiased reporting of market news and quotations to clients in the poultry, egg, meat, seafood and related segments of the food industry through a variety of print and non-print media.

We strive to be at the forefront of delivering market news, quotes and analysis with the most effective methods available using the latest in database technology. Whether it be in print, on-line, email or video, Urner Barry’s services deliver timely and valuable market news, quotations and analysis to a wide range of customers.

THE ROLE:
The Market Researcher, reporting to the Vice President, will be responsible for closely monitoring market and industry trends on specific protein markets. This position will provide support to the Commodity Market Reporter/Analyst with the timely, accurate, objective findings in daily reports, preparation of detailed analysis, and contributions to product development. The Market researcher will specialize in the compiling and analyzing data market research, reporting, and the maintenance of data sets. As employee development is essential, responsibilities and job function may expand and evolve proportionate to the employer’s needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (include, but not limited to)
• Learn the market drivers in key commodity area including but not limited to: supply statistics, demand drivers, price influencers
• Collect and interpret relevant data using modern and traditional methods
• Collaborate with team members to develop actionable ideas off data gathered
• Analyze assigned protein markets, applying learned methodologies to report findings
• Take ownership for quality and accurateness of data sets
• Maintain and generate new industry contacts
• Interpret data, formulate reports and make recommendations
• Professionally work with internal and external partners

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s Degree or Higher; Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, or Marketing
• Problem solving abilities and analytical thinker
• Strong technical background with Microsoft programs including but not limited to Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SQL, and Access
• Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel a must
• Good communication skills highlighted by strong writing samples and public speaking experience
• Ability to work under pressure and attention to detail
• Some travel required

CHARACTER:
• Professional disposition with ability to handle criticism and constructive feedback
• Smart, flexible, and friendly
• Excellent communicator
• Maintain sense of urgency
• Straightforward, team player

COMPENSATION:
• Base Salary
• Health, Life, Optical, Dental, Orthodontic Insurance, 401k, Profit Sharing, PTO

SUBMIT RESUME TO:
Human Resource Manager
Urner Barry
P.O. Box 389
Toms River, NJ 08754
Fax: 732-341-0891
E-mail: careers@urnerbarry.com