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Dow Jones Assistant Editor, Commerce in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

MarketWatch is seeking an experienced editor for its rapidly expanding commerce initiatives. With both thorough reviews of products and services and an extensive how-to library, MarketWatch’s commerce brands help readers make informed decisions about what to buy and how to manage their money.

The assistant editor will work closely with a team of editors and writers to develop a robust product review and how-to library. You will focus on content that covers a wide range of both consumer and financial products and services — everything from solar panels to pet insurance to bank accounts. If you’re the kind of person who thrives in a fast-paced environment and loves getting to read different kinds of content each day, this role may be an excellent fit.

The ideal candidate will have at least a year of editing experience, ideally in the personal finance space. You will be passionate about breaking down sometimes complicated topics in a way that will engage our audience and help them choose the products and services that best fit their needs and budgets. You’ll also play an integral role in shaping and deciding upon new coverage areas.

The role will be based in New York and will work hybrid from our NYC Office.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to edit multiple stories per day

  • Aptitude in finessing copy so that it’s clear and engaging to readers

  • Collaborate with colleagues and other departments

  • Fluency in personal finance preferred

Qualifications

  • Preferably 1-3 years of editing experience, ideally some in the personal finance or product review space

  • Experience with SEO and audience strategies preferred

  • A track record of detail-oriented editing

  • Experience working for a commerce brand preferred

You will:

  • Thrive in a fast-paced newsroom

  • Work well under pressure and with other members of the team

  • Be meticulous in your editing

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.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, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - Wealth & Investing

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Pay Range: $40,000 - $160,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company.As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates.The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

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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Req ID: 40751

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