Trusted data sourcing and delivery is at the core of the Dow Jones brand and a vital pillar of our legacy as an information provider. Join our data strategy team and help the world’s biggest companies and influential leaders make timely decisions, identify business opportunities and manage risks. The Dow Jones data strategy team delivers highly-accurate, integrated proprietary and third party data – from millions of articles and tens of thousands of news and business sources in almost 200 countries – across customers’ feeds and APIs every day.
The role of the Research Editor, Special Interest People (SIP) is to research, compile and update for Dow Jones Risk & Compliance accurate and complete profiles of individuals who meet specific coverage criteria. The team updates and maintains the Special Interest global database of individuals who are alleged to have committed offences above a specific financial threshold in particular crime categories.
The Research Editor is responsible for monitoring relevant news from a portfolio of countries in order to identify individuals who meet the Special Interest criteria. News monitoring is carried out through Factiva, the group’s main research tool, although other electronic and non-electronic published sources may be consulted in order to obtain biographical data.
Within the profile, the Research Editor must accurately summarise in fluent English events relating to the individual and the reported allegations. The Research Editor must also monitor news for updates relating to the individuals covered to ensure the profiles are kept up to date.
In extracting data from Factiva sources, the editor must adhere to a set of coverage guidelines.
The Research Editor is also responsible for researching and producing enhanced due diligence reports on companies and individuals to support the Dow Jones Due Diligence business, and will be required to contribute to other projects relating to the research and analysis of information relating to individuals.
Excellent research skills and attention to detail are required.
Research and identify key data for individuals meeting the coverage criteria
Create profiles that are well-written, unbiased, complete, accurate and up-to-date
Ensure updates are added in a timely fashion to profiles
Meet coverage targets ensuring no backlog of data builds up
Suggest improvements to the processes, tools and data relating to the identification and creation of the profiles
Assist with the compilation and distribution of key metrics and regular reports relating to profile data
Ensure that queries are handled correctly and in a timely fashion
Skills & Experience
Fluency in English and Russian is essential
Education to a degree level
Excellent research and analytical skills
Attention to detail
A fast, efficient and quality-focused work ethic
Excellent proofreading skills and the ability to handle large volumes of information
Good organizational skills. The candidate must be able to track and prioritise tasks
Education to degree level
Keyboard skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office
Ability to work to deadlines
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to build and maintain good working relationships
Positive outlook on change, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable
If you are passionate about research, analysis and most importantly, information, this position is for you! To apply, please submit your CV with current and expected salary, and a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role.
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)
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Business Area: DATA STRATEGY
Job Category: Data/Content Group
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
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