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Dow Jones Director of Communications, EMEA in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description:

Overview:

Our dynamic, global communications team supports Dow Jones, the global multi-platform media powerhouse that includes the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Investor’s Business Daily, Factiva, Marketwatch, and Risk & Compliance brands, among others. We’re looking for a Director of Communications, EMEA to join our global Corporate Communications team. This is a hybrid position, based in the Dow Jones London office.

About the Role:

As Director of Communications, EMEA, you will oversee external and internal communications for Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s group in the EMEA region and provide strategic counsel and support to the Editor in Chief of News in EMEA. In addition, you will manage communication efforts for the company’s portfolio of conferences and events in EMEA. Working closely with executives and colleagues at all levels, you will provide counsel, develop plans and innovative tactics to ensure that all messaging is aligned internally and externally.

Requirements:

  • A strong interest in news and current events is a must.

  • Exceptional written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to cut through ambiguous requirements to generate clear, concise communications.

  • Creative problem-solving skills with the ability to implement sound judgment.

  • Proven track record of creating effective, innovative communications across multiple channels.

  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills; ability to execute with speed, accuracy, and efficiency.

  • Executive presence and ease in working effectively and forming relationships with senior members of an organization.

  • A strategic thinker and master juggler who thrives in a fast-paced environment and working across a number of internal stakeholders.

  • Experience in crisis communications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a key contributor of content for all our internal communication channels (i.e., executive emails, all-hands meetings, intranet and newsletters).

  • Work with senior executives to develop their communications, including written materials, presentations and talking points.

  • Think, plan and execute on multiple projects simultaneously and work with colleagues globally in a fast-paced environment.

  • Develop, deliver and target messaging to a broad audience, demonstrating an enthusiasm for creative, meaningful channel implementation.

  • Work closely with The Wall Street Journal and Barron's Group newsrooms to promote breaking news and investigative reporting to an external audience through broadcast bookings, including TV, radio, podcasts and streaming outlets.

  • Provide communications support to our high-profile conferences and events in the EMEA region, including​ securing ​reporter attendance, managing an on-site press room (when necessary) and compiling coverage reports.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or Communications

  • 7-10 years of professional experience in a strategic internal communications role

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills

  • Experience crafting pitches and securing coverage in various media outlets, including: Media trade publications, TV, radio, podcasts and on streaming services.

  • Crisis communications and issues management

  • Experience in partnering across large, highly collaborative internal teams

About Dow Jones:

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 130 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, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, and Dow Jones Newswires. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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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 .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: COMMUNICATIONS

Job Category: Communications/PR Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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