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Dow Jones VP of Content Strategy, Factiva in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Content Strategy function in Factiva is newly created in order to sustain our content expertise as a clear competitive advantage. It allows dedicated business focus on the design and execution of Factiva’s content strategy to deliver on the ambition of a best-in-class content set class that helps our customers make accurate and informed business decisions confidently.

This role looks both externally by communicating Factiva’s content story in a clear and consistent manner, and internally by guiding and facilitating functional teams to enable Factiva to fulfill its mission of being the leading news and business search engine for decision makers of today… and tomorrow.


  • Create annual plans derived from our content strategy and a long-range roadmap to ensure Factiva’s content set exceeds the needs of our customer communities - in collaboration with the Head of Business Management

  • Ensure that content-related customer requirements, such as taxonomy, content discovery and in-product presentation, are integral part of the product roadmap - in collaboration with the Head of Product Strategy

  • Provide guidance and support to functional experts to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our back-end processes, from content requests and acquisition to content onboarding - in collaboration with the Head of Business Operations

  • Work with counterparts in other Dow Jones business units to ensure that all Dow Jones proprietary content is showcased in Factiva and other B2B products

  • Share competitive insights gained from content providers and direct competitors, and leads customer feedback activities such as the annual Factiva Content Survey and incoming VOC and monitors follow-up

  • Enable client-facing teams to speak consistently and authoritatively to our content story and works with Head of Business Management and Marketing on a content communication strategy, associated collateral and opportunities to demonstrate our thought leadership

  • Provide leadership to the Royalties Committee and work with the Partnership team to update our commercial models for rewarding our content providers and build true partnerships with key publishers

  • Ensure we demonstrate the customer value of our evolving content set via dashboards and metrics reports

  • Contribute to business case delivery for key content investments

As the VP of Content Strategy for Factiva you will report into the General Manager Factiva, and own the content strategy in support of Factiva’s business goals and objectives. This includes working with Factiva’s Business Management, Product Strategy and Business Operations teams, as well as Finance, Content Licensing and Legal to deliver a world class and premium content offering. The content offering will include (business and finance) news, research, and company data in traditional paper and online formats as well as audio, video, images, graphics and other rich media that professionals have come to expect, based on their experience as a consumer.


  • 10+ years of experience with a global news and information B2B company

  • Deep understanding of the global media industry and trends in Big Tech

  • Working knowledge of content acquisition and delivery

  • Excellent communication, influencing, and collaboration skills

  • Strong organization and interpersonal skills, commercially savvy

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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Business Area: PIB - NEWS & INSIGHTS

Job Category: Strategy Group

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Req ID: 34300