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Dow Jones Audience Associate in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description:

Audience Associate - Contract Role

Where am I based?


Who we are and what we do?

The Wall Street Journal Leadership marketing team is responsible for recruiting and retaining members of the world’s foremost influential business membership. We equip ambitious professionals with the essential intelligence, events and tools they need to better lead their industries, grow their businesses and advance their careers. We provide highly specialized services that build on the power of our journalism, the insight of our analysis, the ambition of our audience and the continuity of community.

Who is my manager?

Director - Audience Management

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director - Audience Management, the role of the Audience Associate is to support lead generation and data research initiatives for select c-level memberships and high-touch events. This is a 3-6 month contract role.

Our ideal candidate would be detail-oriented, self-motivated and comfortable with contact research. You should have a good understanding of the principles of research as well as strong communication skills and a professional demeanor. You should be extremely well-organized, take ownership of the tasks at hand, be able to multitask and remain calm under pressure. You will also be someone who enjoys being a team player, and can handle many different types of people and cultures with tact and courtesy.

What are my accountabilities?


  • Execute contact research for lead generation campaigns and initiatives for selected c-level memberships and high touch events, including but not limited to:

  • Identifying targets meeting specified criteria, adhering to defined qualification and research processes

  • Collecting prospect data from a range of sources

  • Appending contact information for approved targets

  • Coordinate data research briefs as needed, and manage review and delivery of the brief with our third party research partner

  • Coordinate data loads into the marketing automation and sales platforms, ensuring that all audience data is present, correct, complete and ready for inclusion in outreach campaigns

Success metrics for the Data Associate, include:

  • Membership database growth

  • Contact appending volumes

  • Timely feedback and reporting

  • A positive approach to all aspects of the job

Candidate Specification

  • IT literate with a strong knowledge of MS Excel and Google Sheets is essential

  • Excellent organization skills, able to work under pressure and to tight timescales in a fast paced environment

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail a must

  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility

  • A self-motivated and proactive team player, who will continuously build upon and share knowledge and expertise with the team

  • Proven ability to work with and across multiple teams

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels

  • Results-driven, high-performing, high-quality work attitude

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.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, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - CMO - Marketing

Job Category: Non Employee

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 39457