Research Specialist, Dow Jones - NY

Dow Jones
06 Oct 2020
28 Oct 2020
Job Type
Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create searches for the query database used for both internal and external customers.
  • Think out of the box when utilising research method tools, allowing customers to use the suite of products more effectively for their specific requirements
  • Provide high level telephone and e-support to customers who require research assistance for the Dow Jones suite of products including advice on search strategies, indexing and content.
  • Learn and use all internal tools to provide high level support to customers
  • Encourage and increase product usage by up-selling users, liaising with sales account teams where necessary
  • Track progress on outstanding incidents to ensure customers get accurate and timely updates and resolutions.
  • Build strong relationships with Customer Service colleagues, Technical Support, Sales, Product, internal stakeholders, and customers
  • Collaborate with Sales and prospects on projects that might bring new revenue to the company
  • Help create searches and/or select content for special company projects
  • Participate in activities to improve the overall Customer Experience such as mentoring, focus groups and miscellaneous training sessions
  • Act as a subject matter expert in your area


  • Strong research skills using Boolean connectors, proximity connectors, and taxonomy for the creation of queries
  • Ability to analyze and understand customer requests/issues, conduct appropriate research, solve issues correctly in a timely manner, and evaluate that the results are relevant to the subject being studied
  • Proven ability to provide excellent customer service all at times and in all forms of communication with the ability to listen, empathize, and effectively handle challenging customers in a professional manner
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, maintaining the highest service delivery
  • Ability to keep ahead of trends
  • Technical aptitude with previous experience supporting applications in a web environment
  • Understanding of customer needs and the ability to suggest Dow Jones products and services to existing as well as potential customers
  • Team player to move the team toward completion of goals
  • Ability to follow a large set of procedural guidelines and adjust to changes when required
  • Positive outlook on change and a flexible approach to the work environment and structure
  • MLS, former research experience, or Factiva expert search ability is desired

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About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities.

Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead.

More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.


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