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Dow Jones Associate Books Editor in NEW YORK, New York

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Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal’s Opinion section is looking for a talented editor to join our book review

team in New York as an Associate Books Editor. This person will be responsible

for editing daily and weekend book reviews tailored for the global audience of the Journal’s print

edition and website, and copy editing reviews assigned by other editors. In coordination with

fellow book-review editors, they will assign reviews to freelance contributors on topics including

business, history, politics, science, literature and other fields. The Associate Books Editor will

also compose the online newsletter text and coordinate the presentation of book reviews for

online, mobile apps and other channels.

Requirements:

  • College graduate with at least 8+ years editing and copy-editing experience, preferably

with an emphasis on nonfiction or journalistic prose.

  • It is essential that candidates be familiar with the ideas, philosophy and principles for

which the Wall Street Journal editorial page stands.

  • Flexible to do weekend/evening work as required.

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Business Area: EDITORIAL

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

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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.

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