Research Editor

Dow Jones
23 Jun 2021
22 Aug 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description:


We are looking for a Research Editor to join the Companies & Executives Data team.

The team is responsible for powering company data across Factiva, WSJ and our B2B business.

As a Research Editor, you will ensure the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of company data in business profiles published on the Factiva website as well as its coding in Factiva articles.

You will work with your peers on research related to companies and executives data in addition to supporting product projects, testing and roll-outs.

You will report to the Companies & Executives Data Manager.

You Will
  • Research and monitor corporate events and management changes
  • Compile data from multiple sources (both internal and external) and ensure it is fit for publication
  • Ensure data from third-party feeds is deduplicated in a timely manner, complete and accurate
  • Ensure continuity of Factiva coding by conducting reviews of newsworthy companies and people data
  • Contribute to team-, department- and product-initiated projects
  • Perform testing of new or enhanced system and product functionality
  • Support training of future members of staff

You Have
  • Research and editorial skills
  • Proficiency in data gathering, analysis and problem-solving
  • Fluency in English
  • General interest about economics, financial markets, corporate events and management changes
  • An openness to different views and opinions and an appreciation for team diversity

  • Education to a degree level
  • Automation skills utilizing SQL or similar

Our Benefits
  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Subscription Discounts
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program

Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

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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: 25965

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