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Dow Jones seeks a copy editor for its real-time news service focused on European business, finance, markets and economics. Based in Barcelona, the editor will be a wordsmith who can digest copy quickly and thoroughly for style and substance. The successful candidate will ensure our content, written in English, meets the highest standards for our professional readers.
As a copy editor, you will be handling short stories from writers in Barcelona and around the world covering the news as it happens. The working environment will be fast-paced, high-volume and multilingual, requiring seamless teamwork with colleagues locally and in our European hub in London.
Successful candidates will have first-rate written and spoken English as well as the ability to balance accuracy and speed. Proficiency in at least one other European language isn’t essential but may be a distinguishing criterion. Some knowledge of corporate earnings, financial statements, economic indicators and/or financial markets is preferred.
An ability to quickly grasp software and technology is important, especially in the areas of news production and data handling.
A key part of the role includes communicating in real time with other editors, reporters and coverage chiefs across the region and globally. The ability to work varying shifts may also be required.
This is an exciting role and an opportunity to join a fast-paced, vibrant and adaptable team publishing articles for the world’s premier business news outlet.
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
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).
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