Dow Jones Editor, Data Operations in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

The Editor, Data Operations is a leadership role on the Market Data team within Data Strategy and acts as a primary liaison between Data Strategy and News. The Editor matrix manages contributors from other teams to ensure content created by Data Strategy meets News standards for timeliness, accuracy and completeness. The Editor will also partner with News, Product and Technology to deliver on projects that add new data or better leverage existing market data content.

The role requires an in-depth knowledge of market data, along with the systems and applications used to acquire, process and maintain integrity of the data. A previous background in market data, comprehensive understanding of global financial markets and proven ability to manage complex data sets is essential. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, quick to learn, a strong communicator, and comfortable multitasking in a dynamic environment.

The role reports to the Director, Market Data.

Key Responsibilities

  • Matrix management of global team responsible for manual publication of data to Dow Jones Newswires

  • Coordinate with stakeholders in News and Product to define and prioritize future work for which Data Strategy will be responsible

  • Operational support of existing headlines and tables published to Dow Jones Newswires by Data Strategy as well as any new content transitioned to the Data Strategy

  • Respond with urgency to both internal and external inquiries

  • Create requirement documents and markups for developers to code future automated headlines and data tables

  • Ensure assigned projects are completed within budgets and schedules while meeting business objectives

  • Other tasks and projects in support of Data Strategy, Product and News as required

Position Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and at least 3 years of experience in the field

  • FISD Financial Information Associate (FIA) certification preferred

  • Detail-orientation, thoroughness and reliability

  • Proven organizational skills and experience working on projects and initiatives

  • Must be able to clearly relay assignments

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize tasks appropriately

  • Comprehensive knowledge of global financial markets and associated concepts

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to read company financial statements preferred

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.

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 2016-29041

Job Locations USA - NJ-PRINCETON

Job Function News/Editorial


Job Area1 Professional Information Business

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