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Head of Content Strategy, Dow Jones Newswires

Dow Jones
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2 Dec 2021

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Department/Product Overview: The Professional Information Business (PIB) at Dow Jones plays a critical role in the delivery of key B2B products in order to be the power behind global businesses. We are a truly global business with a significant proportion of our customer base coming from outside the US. We provide information, data and analytics to help support and drive our customers key business decisions, and protect their organizations from risk. The PIB business is broken into three customer focused verticals to solve for user solutions: Factiva, Newswires, and Risk & Compliance. These business units are continually looking to develop innovative new products that will further serve our customer needs.

Key Responsibilities: As the Head of Content Strategy for Dow Jones Newswires within the Professional Information Business (PIB), you will report into the General Manager, and own the content strategy in support of Newswires' business goals and objectives. This will include working with the business management team, newsroom, data strategy, technology, finance, content licensing and legal to deliver a world class and premium content offering. The content offering will include news, research, and data but will also include video, images, graphics and other rich media that we'll want to incorporate into the business.

  • 15+ yrs experience with a global news and information B2B company.
  • 10+ years working with, selling and/or products/solutions for financial services clients.
  • Familiarity with delivery of content, including news, via feeds and APIs.
  • Experience working with real time market data platforms.
  • Excellent communication, influencing, and collaboration skills.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience hiring, coaching, and developing a team.
  • Highly commercial minded and familiarity with content licensing best practices.
  • Strong organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Bachelor's Degree required.

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Business Area: PIB - OFFICE

Job Category: Strategy 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.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 28370


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