Deputy Editor, DJN Strategy

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal seeks an experienced journalist to help oversee content for products that serve business and financial professionals. The person in this senior editorial position will work with newsroom colleagues and others throughout Dow Jones to ensure news, analysis and data are delivered in the most effective manner to professionals. This editor will also be involved in ongoing work to enhance existing products and develop new ones.

The work done by this editor would center on WSJ Pro and Dow Jones Newswires, which are the pillars of the WSJ offering for those who rely on news and other information from Dow Jones to do their jobs. Over the past year, WSJ Pro verticals have been launched that focus on Central Banking, Financial Regulation, Venture Capital and Private Equity. Planning is underway for additional verticals. Dow Jones Newswires, for its part, remains a staple for financial professionals who require a wide range of real-time news and analysis.

The person in this position will work hand-in-hand with editorial coverage groups around the world to ensure vital coverage for specialist audiences is being produced. This person will also work with colleagues on the design, technology and product teams to build and enhance products to serve these subscribers.

Candidates for this role must have extensive newsroom experience, strong organization and communication skills, the ability to juggle many different tasks at once and a proven ability to lead others and drive results. Experience as a project manager is also very valuable.

Applications should include a cover letter and resume.

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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.

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 2016-28810

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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