Dow Jones, Research Editor - English & Korean / Vietnamese | SOC (Singapore)

Dow Jones
24 Nov 2020
23 Jan 2021
Job Type
Full Time

Dow Jones' Risk & Compliance business provides a comprehensive response to financial regulations by offering global, accurate, up-to-date information on people and companies -- enabling customers to meet regulatory guidelines, perform enhanced due diligence, control money laundering and illicit payments, and manage risk across their business.

The Risk & Compliance division is part of Dow Jones Data Strategy which produces leading databases, electronic media, newsletters, conferences, directories, webinars, custom publications and other information services on specialized markets and industry sectors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research, record and update details on companies owned or controlled by governments around the world. These details are required for the Dow Jones State-Owned Companies (SOC) database which forms part of the Dow Jones Risk and Compliance business.
  • Use a range of relevant electronic published sources for each country he/she is researching, including a range of sources carried on Dow Jones's own products and on government/regulatory and company websites.
  • Extract data from the above-mentioned sources and adhere to a set of guidelines on SOC selection and the level of corporate details required.
  • Deliver the most comprehensive coverage possible while taking care to exclude detail outside the brief.
  • Verify the accuracy of the material he/she and other team members are adding to the database and must follow an established set of procedures to do so.
  • Keep the SOC Database up to date by continual scanning and extraction from known information sources and by on-going monitoring for new sources.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Fluency in English and Korean or Vietnamese; proficiency in other languages is an advantage
  • Ability to identify wholly with Dow Jones's service obligations to its Clients
  • Research and/or editorial knowledge
  • Web searching skills; tenacity and ingenuity in the pursuit of sources
  • Education to Bachelor's degree level
  • Excellent proofreading skills and organizational skills
  • Keyboard skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to handle large volumes of information
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Positive outlook on change, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to work outside a traditional office environment

If this position matches your experience, skills and motivations please click 'APPLY' to submit your CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role.

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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.