Senior Editor, WSJ. Custom Studios

Job Description:

Senior Editor, WSJ. Custom Studios

The Senior Editor is responsible for working within a team of marketing-oriented editors and writers in the development, creation and delivery of digital-first custom content marketing campaigns. The editorial team is responsible for the creation of content across all platforms, including but not limited to websites and digital hubs, apps, e-newsletters, magazines, newsletters, social, events, infographics, e-zines, custom surveys, video and more.

As a senior editor, you will lend your journalistic skills and editorial expertise to achieve client solutions while delivering editorial excellence and best-in-class, industry-leading branded custom content.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead and oversee creation of comprehensive and compelling editorial platforms and ideas for branded content programs that are digital-centric, but that can be translated across multiple channels, including print, video, mobile and tablet
  • Responsible for end-to-end editorial process (ideation, creation of topics, writing, editing, fact-checking, quote releases, proofreading) with project editors and writers, as well as third-party content companies.
  • Consumer and/or enterprise technology categories expert
  • Collaborate with editorial team and writers in creation of standard setting, award winning content for our advertising partners
  • Work with global editorial director on editorial direction for key account pitch work from idea generation to executive outlines creation to final deliverables
  • Lend editorial insights to develop best practices for content creation, new talent, quality control, competitive advantage, etc.
  • Make certain content and integrated campaigns come in on time and on budget.
  • Familiarity with Wordpress and other content management systems.
  • Expertise in immersive multimedia projects combining video, text, photography and infographics to tell a complete story.
  • Knowledge of social media tools and analytics
  • Management of full-time and contingent editors/writers


  • Bachelors degree or beyond in media studies, communications, journalism and/or marketing
  • 7+ years of editorial, writing/reporting and management experience
  • 3+ years digital experience/creating content for digital first
  • 2+ years client-facing experience
  • Deep roster of writers, project editors and other content creators
  • LI-JA1-WSJ

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 2016-27774

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function News/Editorial


Job Area1 Advertising

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