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The role of the Due Diligence Research Editor is to research and write high-quality reports on companies and/or individuals using a combination of publically-available sources and proprietary databases. The Research Editor is also required to collaborate with other Research Editors in the DD team and the wider Data Strategy research team when necessary, and ensure that targets and deadlines are met.
The Research Editor works closely with the other members of the Due Diligence team (Quality Analysts and Managers) and their fellow researchers to ensure that the reports and any other projects meet client requirements in terms of accuracy and timeliness by following Dow Jones quality standards. They will also contribute to the creation, maintenance and testing of guidelines, data and tools that will support the team to produce the highest quality data possible, and may also be called on to assist other teams in Data Strategy with special projects, according to their individual skills and knowledge.
Fluency in English AND in at least one of the following: Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, Portuguese or Spanish. Fluency in other languages is a plus
Excellent English writing skills, including the ability to summarize complex information clearly and precisely from another language into English
Previous experience in the field of Due Diligence is a significant advantage
Knowledge of and interest in international affairs and politics; specialist legal, business or financial knowledge an advantage
Strong research skills, including online search tools. Tenacity and ingenuity in the pursuit of sources and information. Ability to handle large volumes of information. Prior experience in research an advantage. Knowledge and understanding of public records desirable
Meticulous attention to detail
Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Excellent organisation skills
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Word
Team player with a high level of initiative and a proactive approach to work, willingness to accept feedback and take ownership of tasks and issues and follow up to ensure that they are successfully brought to completion, ability to adapt readily to changing requirements
Ability to work as part of a multicultural team, to build and maintain good working relationships
Ability to identify wholly with Dow Jones’s service obligations to its clients
Ideally educated to degree level
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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 .
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, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.
Business Area: DATA STRATEGY
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