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Dow Jones Platform & Publishing Editor in London-1 London Bridge St, United Kingdom

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a Platform and Publishing Editor for its London news hub. The successful candidate will join a team that captures breaking news and is crucial in setting up the U.S. day for the best possible reader experience across all platforms and for every article published.

The candidate will need strong news judgment and to adhere to the high editorial standards of The Wall Street Journal. They will edit and publish news and feature articles at speed and under pressure, with a focus on writing sharp headlines. The role requires multitasking skills and a grasp of data analytics.

The candidate will help curate the Journal’s mobile, desktop and social platforms to expand the engagement of our coverage, balancing the needs of breaking news and enterprise with our audience in mind.

Based in the News Building in London’s London Bridge Quarter, this is an excellent opportunity for a journalist to play a key role in the Journal’s global newsroom.

You will:

  • Manage the homepage, app and social platforms, in alignment with the Journal's high standards and objectives to expand engagement.

  • Edit stories at pace with a keen eye for accuracy, clarity, fairness and presentation, as well as making sure headlines are impactful and engaging.

  • Use news judgment to prioritize tasks and respond quickly to breaking news.

  • Send push and email alerts, working with other members of the team to craft language to ensure maximum engagement.

  • Use multiple content-management systems, and help troubleshoot in a crisis.

  • Analyze traffic data and incorporate it into coverage and presentation decisions.

  • Communicate effectively with teams across the globe via Slack and email.

You have:

  • Strong news judgment.

  • A passion for helping shape the Journal’s digital offering in the early hours of the U.S. news day.

  • Experience of editing quickly and sharply for grammar, style, sense, jargon, accuracy, clarity, structure, balance and fairness.

  • An understanding of the WSJ brand and its commitment to high journalistic content.

  • The ability to contribute ideas and work with other team members.

  • A well-honed sense of urgency along with a capacity to remain calm under pressure.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and time while handling multiple responsibilities.

  • Clear and effective communication skills.

  • The ability to meet deadlines.

  • Flexibility in changing tasks and responding to evolving priorities.

  • A desire to learn new skills.

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - News - WSJ

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Non-Union role

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: 42290