Dow Jones

Manager, Research, Venture Source Data

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Research & Data Science

Job Description


The Manager, Research, VentureSource Data role is part of Data Strategy’s Content & Data Management team, which contains our VentureSource, Company & Executive, Content and Market Data teams.The Research Manager leads a team responsible for calling, surveying, researching and updating private companies around the globe. The Manager has responsibility for managing and developing staff, content and projects and has knowledge of the venture capital and private equity industry and mechanisms of the private capital market, as well as experience in phone and survey client interactions. The role is based in Princeton and reports to the Barcelona-based Director, VentureSource Data. The role works closely with Strategic Service’s Quality, Solutions and Content Strategist teams.



  • Oversee a team responsible for calling, researching and updating records of entrepreneurial companies in addition to creating, dispatching, and processing surveys in support of the Private Markets tools.
  • Develop team members and maximize career opportunities for key personnel
  • Lead the team to effectively and professionally call/interview company CEO's, CFO's, and senior executives to verify and update confidential financing data.
  • Update a proprietary research database using various sources, including Internet research, business journals, filings, and other online and print publications.
    Effectively and professionally speak with senior executives at entrepreneurial companies, venture capital firms, and other private investors to provide survey-related data.
  • Work under tight publishing deadlines in a goal oriented environment.
    Be a team player and be flexible to contribute on other projects as needed.
  • Closely work with the Research Director and with other Research Managers globally.
  • Review operations, project assignments and delegation, perform reviews, and continually train and implement quality control.
  • Manage the VentureSource CRM effort between Sales and Account Development Executives.
  • Establish, maintain and manage editorial relationships, both internal and external.


Skills & Experience


  • Must be comfortable speaking effectively and professionally over the phone.
  • Experience in managing/motivating a team.
  • Experience with online survey tools a plus.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce and customer support a plus.
  • Experience with Access, Excel, formulas, pivots, macros a plus.
  • Fluency in English; additional language fluency a plus.
  • Excellent editorial skills, including writing, editing and proofreading.
  • Knowledge of venture capital, private equity, alternative investments, and hedge funds required.
  • Excellent research & analytical skills. Ability to use to extract, manage and interpret large data sets.
  • University degree required.




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.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer

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


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