Research Editor (Portuguese), Special Interest Persons

Dow Jones
19 Mar 2021
18 May 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description:About the Role:

The role of the Research Editor, Special Interest Persons (SIP) is to research and compile for Dow Jones Risk & Compliance accurate and complete profiles of individuals who meet specific coverage criteria. The team maintains the Special Interest global database of individuals who are reported to have committed offences above a specific financial threshold in particular crime categories. You will monitor relevant news from a portfolio of countries 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 to obtain biographical data. Within the profile, you must summarise in fluent English events relating to the individual and the reported allegations. You must also monitor news for updates relating to the individuals covered to ensure the profiles are updated. In extracting data from Factiva sources, you must follow a set of coverage guidelines. You will report to the Manager, Special Interest People.

You Will:
  • Research and identify data for individuals meeting the coverage criteria
  • Ensure that profiles are well-written, unbiased, complete, accurate and up-to-date
  • Ensure coverage targets are met and that no backlog of data builds up
  • Ensure updates are added to profiles
  • Ensure that queries are handled correctly
  • Suggest improvements to the processes and data relating to the identification and creation of the profiles
  • Help with the compilation and distribution of metrics and regular reports relating to profile data.

You Have:
  • Proficiency in both English and Portuguese. Fluency in other languages an advantage.
  • Education to degree level
  • Excellent research skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications [Word and Excel (can perform complex functions)]
  • Proficiency in the use of online tools to identify and extract information
  • You will track and prioritise tasks

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Business Area: PIB - DATA STRATEGY

Job Category: Data/Content Group

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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Req ID: 23721

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