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Dow Jones Director, Product Management - APAC, Dow Jones Newswires (Tokyo) in Tokyo, Japan

Job Description:

About the Team:

Dow Jones Risk & Compliance is a global provider of best-in-class risk data, technology solutions, due diligence and managed services for managing regulatory and reputational risk. For 20 years, its market-leading data has helped financial institutions and businesses have greater control managing Financial Crime Compliance, Third Party Risk Management, Sanctions Compliance and Trade Compliance. With a global team of expert researchers covering more than 60 languages, Dow Jones applies the same rigor to its data that it has always brought to its journalism, offering the most accurate and complete risk datasets on the market.

About the Role:

As Director, Product Management for Asia/Pacific you will report to the Head of Business Management & Commercial Strategy. You will define, support, and manage products and offerings specific to the Japanese market with additional responsibilities for the greater Asia/Pacific region where Newswires has business interests and priorities. These products are the backbone of the real-time distribution of Dow Jones content for firms in Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea and Australia who require it for their own employees and their customers.

About the Role:

As Director, Product Management for Asia/Pacific, you will report to the Head of Business Management & Commercial Strategy. Your primary focus will be on products for the Japanese market, with additional responsibilities across the Asia/Pacific region. These products support the real-time distribution of Dow Jones content for firms in Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, South Korea, and Australia.

This is a hybrid role, requiring you to be in the office three days per week.

You Will:

  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, and client support to explain product functionality.

  • Support customer-facing teams and regional partners during sales and support processes.

  • Identify and document requirements for new features and products.

  • Work with product development and news teams to translate requirements into technical specifications.

  • Coordinate with local and global engineering teams on product development and maintenance.

  • Ensure technical documentation is updated for clients using APIs.

  • Develop product messaging and strategies with Marketing.

  • Contribute to sales documentation and training materials.

  • Present product enhancements to sales teams and internal stakeholders.

  • Identify new market opportunities and define market segments with the head of strategy.

  • Review usage metrics and recommend product or messaging changes.

  • Adjust go-to-market plans based on success and failure analysis.

You Have:

  • Bilingual in Japanese and English.

  • 12+ years in business strategy, product management, or related roles.

  • Knowledge of the business information landscape in Japan and the APAC region.

  • Experience with technical documentation and B2B content delivery (B2B4C is a plus).

  • Discuss technology with both engineers and non-technologists.

  • Experience with communicating product updates and persuading internal and external partners.

  • Comfortable with complex products, and enjoy working with diverse partners.

  • Ability to work across geographies and be self-sufficient

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Hybrid working #LI-Hybrid

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans

  • Lifestyle programs & Wellness Resources

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits & Caregiving Support

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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 - Transformation Office

Job Category: Project/Program Management

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: 41881