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Dow Jones Manager, Standards in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

Job Description:

Clear & Likely: No

Location: Barcelona, London, Princeton, Singapore or Washington, DC

As Manager, Standards you are integral to ensuring the highest possible research standards across Risk & Compliance content. As a member of the Data Strategy Standards team, you will work closely with the Risk & Compliance and Legal and Privacy teams to address legal requests, distill complex inquiries, answer questions relating to coverage criteria and develop and share best practices for content management and creation.

You Will:

  • Document and respond to data subject access requests and legal queries, liaising with the Legal and Research Teams to bring about a satisfactory and timely conclusion.

  • Identify any data policy change requirements arising out of data access requests or changing data privacy requirements.

  • Be proactive in identifying and mitigating risks relating to structured R&C content.

  • Ensure that all third party content is used according to its terms and conditions.

  • Provide coaching and guidance to the Research team on query handling and standards related issues.

  • Provide support to the Data Strategy Risk & Compliance team in the area of customer facing documentation.

  • Mentor and develop a global highly-skilled team of managers, researchers and technical analysts.

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by your manager, Director, Standards.

You Have (Essential Qualifications):

  • Law degree from an accredited law school is required.

  • 3+ years of experience in the risk and compliance space.

  • Familiarity with online legal research tools.

  • Experience handling and responding to external queries of a sensitive nature.

  • Ability to retain composure when handling queries from prominent individuals.

  • Ability to analyze complex content matter to identify and resolve critical issues

  • Ability to understand the big picture impact of change on overall approach to data.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail with a tenacity for noticing anomalies.

  • Understanding of client requirements and challenges in the context of content requirements.

  • Ability to steer and track initiatives from start to completion

  • Well-reasoned and data-driven proposals in both verbal and written form.

  • Experience working in business organizations, communicating with business owners as well as senior leaders, while handling multiple competing priorities.

  • An openness to different views and opinions and an appreciation for team diversity.


  • Proven experience in providing guidance and clear direction to global research or legal teams.

  • Experience leading teams, whether directly or indirectly, to collaboratively deliver business results.

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Business Area: PIB - DATA STRATEGY

Job Category: Data/Content Group

About Us

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: 28585