Research Editor (French and Arabic), Politically Exposed Persons

Dow Jones
21 Apr 2021
20 Jun 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description:About Dow Jones Risk & Compliance:

Dow Jones' Risk & Compliance business provides a comprehensive response to financial regulations by offering global, accurate, up-to-date information on people and companies -- helping customers 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.

About the Role:

The role of the Research Editor is to research, record and update details on politically influential people in countries all around the world. These details are required for the Dow Jones Risk & Compliance database, a global reference database of Politically Exposed Persons (PEP).

Depend on your skills and expertise, the Research Editor may be asked to write Due Diligence (DD) reports on companies and/or individuals and contribute to other tasks and projects. You will report to: Manager, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP), Risk & Compliance, Data Strategy

You Will:
  • Use a range of relevant electronic and non-electronic published sources for each country you will research, including government websites, sources carried on Dow Jones own products and locally published biographical directories.
  • Extract data from the above-mentioned sources, and follow a set of guidelines on PEP selection and the level of personal details required.
  • Achieve the most comprehensive coverage possible of specific professional groups while taking care to exclude detail outside the brief.
  • Verify the accuracy of the material you and other team members are adding to the database and must follow an established set of procedures to do so.
  • Keep the PEP Database up to date by continual scanning and extraction from known information sources and by ongoing monitoring for new sources.

You Have:
  • Fluency in English, French and Arabic is essential and in Dutch, Norwegian, Danish or Swedish is an advantage.
  • Understanding of the political landscape in the Middle East and Northern Africa is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of and interest in political and international affairs.
  • Excellent research, editorial and analytical skills.
  • Excellent web-searching and keyboard skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
  • Excellent proofreading skills and ability to handle large volumes of information.
  • Education to degree level.

If this position matches your experience and motivations please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role. Please note only candidates requested for an interview will be contacted.

Our Benefits:
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plans
  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans
  • Education Benefits
  • Family Care Benefits
  • Commuter Transit Program
  • Subscription Discounts
  • Employee Referral Program

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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: 24668