Dow Jones Newswires is looking for a Platform Editor for NewsPlus, its web portal for financial professionals. NewsPlus features company, markets and economic news, features and analysis from Dow Jones Newswires in real-time. NewsPlus is a crucial component of Dow Jones’s Professional Information Business, and is highly valued by banks, financial services companies, brokers and other market professionals.
Working on a shift-based system that includes some unsociable hours, NewsPlus editors form part of a team that selects content from across Dow Jones publications, including The Wall Street Journal, curating stories for publication on the NewsPlus platform. You will also curate and publish newsletter briefings
at key points during the day that serve to keep professional customers up to date with major news and market moves, in addition to some other material as required.
You must be comfortable working in a digital news environment. You will use news judgment to assess stories for publication. Strong written English, excellent news judgment, a close eye for detail and good organizational and prioritization skills are essential. A demonstrable interest in current affairs, economics,
business and finance are also key, as is an interest in how news is consumed.
You should have a sound understanding of financial markets and corporate and economic news. Some previous reporting experience would be an advantage.
-Recognize and respond to the core audiences for Dow Jones Newswires, and their needs and expectations.
-Help connect the content with the audience.
-Collaborate with reporters and editors from other groups, including Dow Jones Newswires, WSJ and other colleagues and those in other bureaus and regions. You should have general awareness of how a newsroom works.
-Communicate precisely, with compassion.
-Possesses a well-honed sense of urgency along with a capacity to remain calm under pressure.
-Has intellectual curiosity and a desire to learn.
-Flexible in changing/handing off tasks.
-Functions well within a team.
To apply, please submit a resume and a cover letter explaining how your experience aligns with the requirements of this role.
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
Req ID: 31246