Publishing Editor (6 months role)
Dow Jones seeks a publishing editor for its real-time Newswires operation focused on business, finance, markets and economies across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Based in Barcelona, this editor will be a wordsmith who can digest copy quickly and thoroughly for style and substance. This role is responsible for ensuring our content, written in English, meets the highest standards for our financial professional audiences.
This is a six-month Fixed Term Contract with options to be converted into a permanent role.
As a publishing editor, you will be handling short stories from writers covering the news as it happens.The working environment will be fast-paced, high-volume and multilingual, requiring seamless teamwork with colleagues locally, in our European head office in London and across our global hubs.
Successful candidates will have first-rate written and spoken English and the ability to balance accuracy and speed.
Knowledge of corporate earnings, financial statements, economic indicators and/or financial markets is expected.
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 more broadly. The ability to work varying shifts is also 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.
Exercises exceptional news judgment in editing and fast-paced publishing of breaking news headlines and stories.
Demonstrates the ability to quickly and sharply edit for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, structure, balance and fairness.
Draws on a depth of financial knowledge to quickly assess and prioritize headline writing and editing of breaking news coming in through multiple channels.
Upholds Dow Jones standards and ethics.
Understands WSJ’s brand, content and various digital and print platforms.
Recognizes the core audiences for WSJ and Dow Jones Newswires, and their needs and expectations.
Helps connect the content with the audience.
Collaborates with reporters and editors from other groups.
Communicates precisely, with compassion.
Proactive rather than reactive.
Digital media skills:
Expert at using different publishing systems and platforms.
Proficient in using technology to enhance speed and efficiency of monitoring news, checking facts, handling urgent stories and communicating across teams.
Expertise in using Google sheets and/or knowledge of Python would be a distinct advantage.
Possesses a well-honed sense of urgency along with a capacity to remain calm under pressure.
Prioritizes tasks and time while handling multiple responsibilities.
General awareness of how a newsroom works.
Flexible in changing/handing off tasks.
Is polite and considerate.
Functions well within a team.
Wants to learn new skills.
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: Editorial/Journalism
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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Req ID: 38205