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Dow Jones Newsletter Editor in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is looking for an experienced editor to lead its newsletters team. You will be in charge of a broad portfolio of newsletters that inform and delight millions of readers.

Newsletters are a key area of growth for the Journal and you will be part of a team that guides their expansion and continued success. You will oversee our flagship 10-Point and Notes on the News newsletters, and provide guidance and support to the writers and producers of our other newsletters.

Within the newsroom, you will be an authority on newsletters: best practices, workflow and performance data. Beyond the newsroom, you will be the liaison for Product and Commercial colleagues developing the business and technology behind newsletters.

We are looking for someone with excellent journalistic instincts, production and logistical knowhow, and the ability to think strategically about newsletters as a product. We value collaboration, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit.

You will be part of the New Formats team, which develops novel approaches to bring our journalism to new readers and deepen our relationship with our existing audience. You will work closely with reporters and editors across the newsroom as well as the Journal’s product, engineering, data and commercial departments.

The position will be based in our New York City office and report to Robin Kwong, New Formats Editor.

You will:

  • Oversee the newsletter portfolio, including launching or trimming titles in coordination with newsroom partners

  • Edit and produce the 10-Point and Notes on the News, and provide newsletter production and editing support as needed

  • Work with other senior stakeholders to set editorial and product strategy for newsletters

  • Coordinate newsletter schedules and ensure sufficient holiday coverage

  • Train editors and producers on our newsletter content management system

  • Document and evangelize newsletter processes and best practices

  • Manage a small team of newsletter writers and producers

You have:

  • Superb news judgment; a strong journalistic foundation as a reporter or editor

  • An appreciation for The Wall Street Journal brand and its core coverage areas

  • A demonstrated understanding of strategies to grow and engage audiences via email or other formats

  • A passion for experimentation and a facility for data

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Flexible mindset and able to thrive in an atmosphere of change

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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: 28530