Copy Editor (5 roles) - Barcelona
Dow Jones seeks copy editors for its real-time newswire focused on European business, finance, markets and economics. Based in Barcelona, these editors will be wordsmiths who can digest copy quickly and thoroughly for style and substance. They are responsible for ensuring our content, written in English, meets the highest standards for our professional readers.
As a copy 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 and in our European hub in London.
Successful candidates will have first-rate written and spoken English, the ability to balance accuracy and speed, advantageous to be proficient in atleast one more language. Some knowledge of corporate earnings, financial statements, economic indicators and/or financial markets is preferred.
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 may also be 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.
The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
Requisition ID 2017-30185
Job Locations ESP-BARCELONA
Job Function News/Editorial
Business Area NEWS/WSJ
Job Area1 News
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