Dow Jones Content Analyst in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Content Analyst

Synonymous with accuracy, integrity and trust, Dow Jones & Company is one of the most respected brands in providing news and business information world-wide.

When you join Dow Jones, you become part of one of the most dynamic, creative and savvy news and information companies in the world. As a global leader in news and business intelligence, we’re newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, newsletters, databases, magazines, radio and television--including some of the widest-read and most-respected brands, like Factiva, The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and SmartMoney. Our media inform the discussions and decisions that are vital to the world’s commerce, while our databases make the business world more transparent. We continually develop technology to transform information into insight and insight into prosperity. We enlighten and inspire audiences with authoritative, differentiated and trusted content.


The Content Analyst is a full-time permanent role responsible for delivering insightful analysis

You will be tasked to help VP Content Licensing develop and run analysis in order to quantify value, identify both strong and weak content, and develop ways to track content quality in an ongoing way.

The analyst will work with senior members of the licensing team on various projects which will help the business better value content we license. This will involve work on multiple projects and types of content – helping mould conclusions about we acquire content in the business.


  • Work directly with the VP Content Licensing and the team leading and delivering all forms of analysis related to our content strategy

  • Develop and lead data driven initiatives that help make our licensed content set stronger

  • Develop relationships with global licensing managers; also work with internal partners (WSJ, Barron’s, Marketwatch) as well as third party publisher content partners where needed to complete analysis

  • Participate actively in the local Dow Jones office, developing teamwork and cooperation


  • Genuine interest and aptitude in delivering all forms of analysis and producing clear and actionable plans from this output

  • Fluency with data analysis tools - including expertise in pivot tables, and strong financial modelling. You should be highly confident of producing high quality analysis with strong commercial intuition

  • Superior organizational skills, with a solution-orientated approach to problems

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to gather and convey information to internal product, sales and legal teams where needed

  • Understanding of internet and intranet applications, emerging and web technologies, and industry standards. Understanding of XML and news standards formats.

  • Proven experience in managing projects according to deadlines

  • Understanding of Dow Jones’ mission to provide world-class global news and business information and emerging market trends

  • Creative/opportunistic approach to new business ideas and product concepts; openness to new disciplines and area of knowledge

  • High degree of professionalism, adaptability & tenacity

  • In return, we offer a professional, progressive and multicultural environment for you to grow both personally as well as a wide range of benefits offered by a global company

Company Overview:

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).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

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

Requisition ID 2017-29540


Job Function Data/Content


Job Area1 Research & Data Science

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