Business Manager, Investor's Business Daily at Dow Jones & Co. in New York, New York

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Job Description:

Dow Jones & Co.

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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NYC - 1211 Ave of the Americas

Full time

The Business Manager is responsible for bringing together people and projects within Investor's Business Daily (IBD) to drive efficiency and speed, removing obstacles that would otherwise slow down the organization. As part of the IBD team, you will collaborate with leadership to manage and execute special projects and to provide business collaboration with; budget and finance; human resources; and operations. Provides administrative support to the President and helps manage team resources.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Attends relevant meetings, develops and manages work plans, and ensures or facilitates appropriate follow up.
  • Drafts key communications such as documentation, presentations, reports, and policies.
  • Researches strategic intent of, develops agendas for, and prepares materials or presentations for meetings.
  • Conducts complex projects requiring comprehensive research and data analysis. Collaborates with others to facilitate projects and ensure timelines and action plans are accomplished on budget and on time.
  • Provides leadership to project team members and ensures integration of relevant business processes.
  • Participates in roadmapping, long-range planning, trending, and budgeting.
  • Ensures the integrity and accuracy of information and reporting.
  • Analyzes data and reports, identifies and summarizes trends, develops executive summaries.

Performs related responsibilities as required:
  • Support President and team on administrative level tasks which will include: calendar management, email support, answering phones, preparing conference rooms, managing travel, expense reimbursement, organizing conference calls/web conference
  • Special Projects as assigned by leadership
  • Assist with gathering and compiling information for staff meetings
  • Meet on a regular basis with and team to ensure work flows and deadlines are being kept/met
  • Team meets with key managers on regularly basis to review job list and all forecast information is accurate and up to date
  • Participate in review meetings/conference calls and Leadership meetings and quarterly budget meetings as needed
  • Light administrative/scheduling as needed

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Takes a leadership role in managing complex projects
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of management and employees
  • Work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines
  • Manages multiple projects while remaining flexible and positive
  • Proficiency in Office Suite and multi-platform (excel, powerpoint, etc)
  • Knowledge of Concur
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Outstanding presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Clarity of thought
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality

  • A bachelor's degree in business administration or other related field preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience with an emphasis on project management and senior level executive support.
  • Expertise in use of office technology, including the Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint); Internet; and e-mail .
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
  • Experience in digital media required.

Business Area:
Investor's Business DailyPI147031176
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