The Wall Street Journal’s Opinion section is looking for an assistant editor to join our editorial features team. The editorial features department accepts and edits approximately two dozen op-ed articles per week. This position requires evaluating dozens of unsolicited submissions weekly and either turning them down or recommending acceptance; maintaining relationships with past contributors and soliciting op-eds from them in response to breaking news; editing op-eds and preparing them for print, online and social media; doing research to assist other editors; suggesting ideas for op-eds and occasionally contributing to the op-ed pages, in particular the Weekend Interview. This position will start remotely, but will be based in our New York office.
College graduate with at least 4+ years editing experience, preferably with an emphasis on political and economic content.
It is essential that candidates be familiar with the ideas, philosophy and principles for which The Wall Street Journal’s editorial page stands.
Flexible to do weekend/evening work as required.
High level of proficiency in writing, copy-editing and proofreading.
The ability to work under deadline pressure.
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Business Area: EDITORIAL
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
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Req ID: 24837