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Dow Jones VP, Consumer Pricing in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

We are looking for a VP/Director to lead the DJ Consumer Pricing Team. This team is newly formed and will sit in Finance. This team will work across the organization to perform value-based pricing analysis, drive pricing for third party content and distribution deals, lead cross-functional pricing projects, and make recommendations to management regarding our content pricing policies and practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional leadership and senior management, in the execution of various pricing needs. Which includes having a holistic view across all business teams and functions.

  • Provide clear guidance, discipline, structure and science to our content pricing policies and practices.

  • Work in collaboration with existing teams to give guidance on pricing and policies for wider partnership deals including content and consumer subscriptions.

  • Work across consumer content licensing domestically and internationally through the commercial partnerships team, our Professional Information Business partnerships, and anywhere else where we are selling content distribution.

  • Perform analysis and financial modeling to use pricing to optimize both revenue and profitability.

  • Identify areas of price opportunity based on data-driven analytics.

  • Support continuous improvement of pricing and implementation operations and processes.

  • Develop and execute pricing strategies and programs that are aligned with company revenue and profit objectives and strategic goals. Collaborate with VP, FP&A to identify pricing trends, understand the gross margin needs versus competitive pricing implications of a rapidly changing pricing environment, and develop practices and monitoring tools to drive strategic pricing discussions.

  • Establish processes to track contract pricing performance & compliance

  • Creative problem solving for new situations and deal structures.

Skills:

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to identify critical issues.

  • Strong financial modeling skills with a high level of proficiency in Excel.

  • Strong operational background to see through the implementation of new pricing strategies and polocies

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and get to the “story behind the numbers”.

  • Strong sense of personal ownership and ability to get things done.

  • Strong communication skills - ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders at all levels.

  • Ability to direct concurrent, complex projects and activities in an ambiguous environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to assess data and distill into actionable, strategic recommendations.

Qualifications:

  • 10 years + experience

  • Pricing specific experience in either a pricing consultancy or in house pricing team

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

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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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