Dow Jones, Research Editor - English & Japanese (Singapore)

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Recruiter
Dow Jones
Location
Singapore
Salary
DoE
Posted
08 Apr 2019
Closes
20 May 2019
Ref
Job_Req_16084
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About Dow Jones:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events.

Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations globally.

It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, Dow Jones Newswires, Dow Jones VentureSource, and Dow Jones Risk & Compliance.

About Dow Jones Risk & Compliance:

Dow Jones Risk & Compliance provides third party risk management and regulatory compliance solutions. Working with clients across the globe, we have created products and services to help companies evaluate third party risks quickly and with confidence.

We deliver research tools and services for on-boarding, vetting and investigation to help companies comply with anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and economic sanctions regulations in mitigating third party risk.

With a global team of expert researchers, flexible delivery options and enriched third party risk data, our suite of compliance solutions empower compliance professionals to quickly and efficiently reduce risks while conserving limited resources.

Research Editor, Japanese Lists

The role of the RESEARCH EDITOR - JAPANESE LISTS is to monitor, research, record and update details relating to individuals and entities listed on sanctions and other official lists ("Special Lists") issued by government bodies and regulators around the world, particularly in Japan, for example, financial regulators, law enforcement agencies and Japanese prefectures.

The Research Editor will contribute to the daily monitoring of sources and the processing of updates in order to ensure that they are available in a timely and accurate manner.

The Research Editor also converts sanctions listings (names of persons and entities) from Latin script into Japanese scripts. The lists content set continues to expand with the inclusion of new lists requested by clients.

The Research Editor will support the Special Lists team in processing the addition of new lists and must be proficient at analysing and processing large volumes of data.

Other responsibilities include verifying the accuracy of the material he/she adds to the database and for performing regular checks on Special Lists records.

The Research Editor will also support the manager in identifying and dealing with quality issues and responding to client/sales queries. A keen eye for detail is therefore vital.

The Research Editor may also be required to conduct Due Diligence research and write reports on ad hoc basis. This involves systematic and exhaustive searches on Dow Jones Factiva products and publicly-available sources and writing reports in English according to prescribed guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Locate, record and quality check information on individuals and entities cited on Special Lists as part of the Special Lists program, in line with the Manager's requirements and the group's market-driven targets.
  • Carry out searches on Dow Jones Factiva products and publicly available sources to gather all available information on listed individuals and entities.
  • As far as possible and following established procedures, check the accuracy of information before entering it on the database.
  • Enter information onto the database using the editorial application system.
  • Apply classification tags that enable extraction of relational groups.
  • Proofread and check own and other people's entries as part of the daily research requirement.
  • Operate tracking systems to capture Special List changes.
  • Write Due Diligence reports as and when required on an ad-hoc basis.


Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Educated to degree level and fluency in English and Japanese is essential
  • Research skills; web searching
  • Excellent keyboard skills and Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Ability to handle large volumes of information
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent proofreading skills and eye for detail
  • Good planning and organization skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Understanding of the workings of sanctions/regulatory lists will be a significant advantage


If this position matches your experience, skills and motivations please click 'Apply' to submit your CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you are suitable for the role.

Please note only candidates requested for interview will be contacted

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.

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process.

If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events.

Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations globally.

It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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