Assistant Editorial Features Editor

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal's Editorial Features department accepts and edits approximately two dozen op-ed articles per week. The position requires evaluating dozens of unsolicited submissions weekly and either turning them down or recommending acceptance; maintaining relationships with past contributors and soliciting op-eds from them in response to breaking news; editing op-eds and preparing them for print, online and social media; doing research to assist other editors; suggesting ideas for op-eds and occasionally contributing to the op-ed pages, in particular the Weekend Interview. Applicant requirements: - College graduate with at least 4+ years editing experience, preferably with an emphasis on political and economic content. - It is essential that candidates be familiar with the ideas, philosophy and principles for which the Wall Street Journal editorial page stands. - Flexible to do weekend/evening work as required.

Company Overview:

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).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

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

Requisition ID 2017-30423

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area EDITORIAL

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