Dow Jones, Research Editor - English & Russian / Portuguese / Arabic / Nordic Languages (Barcelona)

Dow Jones
07 Jun 2019
28 Jul 2019
Job Type
Full Time

The role of the Due Diligence Research Editor is to research and write high-quality reports on companies and/or individuals using a combination of publically-available and proprietary sources.

The editor is also required to provide training/mentoring to other Research Editors in the wider Data Strategy research team when necessary, and ensure that targets and deadlines are met.

On a daily basis, the Research Editor will produce reports in English and work to ensure that they meet client requirements in terms of content quality, accuracy, timeliness and completeness.

The Research Editor will work closely with the Quality Analysts and the Manager, who are responsible for delivering the Due Diligence reports and ensuring the quality of output by the research team in Barcelona, London, Princeton, Shanghai and Singapore.

They will also contribute to the tools, data, audits and guidelines that will support each member of the team to produce the highest quality data possible.

We are looking for talented professionals to fill a vacancy in our Barcelona office.

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Required:

  • Fluency in English AND proficiency in at least one this languages: Russian, Portuguese, Nordic languages (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian), or Arabic. Fluency in other languages is a plus.
  • Excellent writing skills in English, including the ability to summarize complex information clearly and precisely from another language into English
  • Previous experience in the field of Due Diligence is a significant advantage
  • Knowledge of and interest in international affairs and politics; understanding of economics. Specialist legal, business or financial knowledge an advantage
  • Ability to identify wholly with Dow Jones's service obligations to its clients
  • Strong research skills, including online search tools. Tenacity and ingenuity in the pursuit of sources and information. Library skills a plus
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills. Meticulous attention to detail. Prior experience in research or editorial role an advantage
  • Ability to handle large volumes of information and meet tight deadlines. Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills. Ability to prioritise and excellent time-management skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Word
  • Ability to work as part of a multicultural team, to build and maintain good working relationships
  • Ability to accept feedback as a learning opportunity
  • Ability to adapt readily to changing customer requirements, positive outlook on change, self-motivated and flexible
  • Team player with a high level of initiative and a proactive approach to work. Understanding of when to request assistance or escalate issues to a manager
  • Ideally educated to degree level

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.

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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.

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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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