Researcher (English & Chinese) (3 months Contract)

Dow Jones
02 Apr 2021
07 Apr 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description:

The Dow Jones Data Strategy Group collects and integrates proprietary data and third-party licensed content, processing more than 500,000 articles a day from more than 35,000 news and business sources in 26 languages. Data Strategy also provides equity exchange data from 43 countries and creates content on markets, companies and people to help users identify business opportunities and manage risk.

We are looking for individuals to work on a three-month temporary assignment to research, record, validate or update details on companies owned or controlled by Chinese entities. Training will be provided on the job, with the option to work from home post training.

  • Use a range of relevant sources in Chinese and English including government and company websites, corporate registers and sources carried on internal products.
  • Identify companies and data fitting the project brief from the relevant sources, and adhere to a set of guidelines to provide the level of corporate details required.
  • Verify available information existing in the product to confirm it is up to date and accurate, following an established set of procedures to do so.

Skills and Experience
  • Education up to bachelor degree
  • Fluency in English and Chinese language is essential.
  • Excellent research & analytical skills. Ability to use online tools to extract key information
  • Ability to learn fast working remotely and deliver results in a short timeframe
  • Excellent proofreading skills and organizational skills
  • Keyboard skills and familiarity with Google Docs and Microsoft Office, especially Sheets and Excel
  • Ability to handle large volumes of information
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to accept feedback as a learning opportunity
  • Ability to build and maintain good working relationships

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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: 24512

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