Dow Jones Assistant News Editor, Data Synergy in United States

Job Description:

Assistant News Editor - Data

Dow Jones seeks a data specialist to join a newly formed team of journalists focused on serving the needs of business and financial professionals.

Based in Barcelona, the person in this position will be responsible for leading efforts to create new content, datasets and tools for Dow Jones Newswires, WSJ Pro and other platforms.

This person will work closely with the newsroom, researchers on the Dow Jones Data Strategy and Market Data groups, and developers to ensure we’re fully leveraging the news, analysis and data at our disposal in the most effective ways. This would include efforts to increase automation and to enhance tagging to give professional subscribers a deeper sense of the significance of news in real time.

The ideal candidate for this role will be highly numerate, have newsroom experience, a high-level understanding of the challenges faced by business and financial professionals and a proven track record of creativity. The person must also be able to work collaboratively across the organization and serve as a project coordinator.

Requisition ID 2017-29455

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