Research Editor, MSB

Job Description:

Position Title: Research Editor, Chinese, Dow Jones Money Service Businesses (MSB),

Risk & Compliance

Reports To: Manager, Dow Jones Money Service Businesses

Location: Barcelona

When you join Dow Jones you become part of one of the most dynamic news and information companies in the world. This position is part of DJ’s Data Strategy Group, which collects and integrates proprietary data and third-party licensed content, processing more than 500,000 articles a day from more than 35,000 news and business sources in 26 languages. Data Strategy also provides equity exchange data from 43 countries and creates content on markets, companies and people to help users identify business opportunities and manage risk.


The Research Editor will be part of the Risk & Compliance team, a division of Data Strategy. The Dow Jones Risk & Compliance business provides a comprehensive response to financial regulations by offering global, accurate, up-to-date information on people and companies – enabling customers to meet regulatory guidelines, perform enhanced due diligence, control money laundering and illicit payments, and manage risk across their business.

The Research Editor’s primary responsibility will be the identification, creation and updating of company and person profile data for the Dow Jones Money Service Businesses (MSB) content set using the internet and internal tools. The position holder will also contribute to other company data-related projects and tasks. Excellent research skills and attention to detail are required.


● Use a range of sources to extract relevant data of companies and persons holding a Money Service Business license.

● Research multiple sources to establish and confirm accurate information for our clients.

● Deliver the most comprehensive coverage possible of Money Service Businesses while taking care to exclude detail outside the brief.

● Verify the accuracy of the material he/she and other team members are adding to the database following an established set of procedures.

● Keep the MSB Database up to date by continual scanning and extracting from known information sources and by on-going monitoring for new sources.

● Respond quickly, accurately and thoroughly to customer queries.


● Ability to identify wholly with Dow Jones’s service obligations to its Clients.

● Excellent research and analytical skills. Ability to use online tools to extract key information.

● Web searching skills; tenacity and ingenuity in the pursuit of sources.

● Education to Bachelor’s degree level.

● Excellent proofreading skills and organisational skills .

● Keyboard skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office, including Excel.

● Ability to handle large volumes of information.

● Ability to work to deadlines.

● Ability to work as part of a team.

● Ability to accept feedback as a learning opportunity.

● Ability to build and maintain good working relationships.

● Positive outlook on change, self- motivated, flexible and adaptable.

● Fluency in English and Chinese required. Knowledge of other languages is an advantage.

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Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

Requisition ID 2016-29141

Job Locations ESP – BARCELONA

Job Function Data/Content


Job Area1 Professional Information Business

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