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Dow Jones Audience Editor, Finance in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an Audience Editor who will champion digital journalistic excellence in coverage that is core to the organization’s mission--financial markets, banking, investing, deals and more. This is an operational role inside the coverage team. You’ll work tactically every day to ensure our journalism reaches the widest possible audience in the most compelling way. You’ll think strategically about new approaches and new formats, and you’ll develop and execute plans off of that strategy. The job has broad scope and the pace of a digital newsroom. While you may start the job working remotely, you will eventually be based in our New York office, and you will report to the Financial Editor.

You will:

  • Own data and analytics for the group, preparing statistical reports and working with other editors to monitor, meet and exceed our key performance indicators.

  • Be a member of the finance editing team and an active participant in our news meetings, helping shape stories with an eye toward drawing in new readers and keeping our subscribers satisfied.

  • Propose and help editors and reporters execute on ways to tell stories apart from traditional text, whether through live journalism, visuals, video and podcasts or other approaches.

  • Work tactically to improve the audience performance of everything we publish, every day.

  • Work strategically to improve our audience performance over time.

  • Be a digital expert and a digital-project leader, and liaise with publishing, platforms, visuals and other departments.

You have:

  • Enthusiasm for innovation and a commitment to the outstanding journalism that is our hallmark.

  • At least five years experience reporting or editing at a news organization.

  • Great communication skills and collaborative spirit.

  • Digital and data skills that involve some combination of digital formats, data analysis, coding, digital production or digital project management. Experience with SQL, Python or other data-analysis languages is a strong advantage.

To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

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: 28866

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