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Dow Jones Communications Manager in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

About Us

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 is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the role

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Communications Manager will support daily external communications efforts of WSJ. Magazine and live journalism across Dow Jones newsrooms - including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's and MarketWatch. As part of the Dow Jones Corporate Communications team, you will also foster and further the development of long-term communications strategies for key business units, elevating the integrity and quality of Dow Jones products.

This position is responsible for ensuring the company's business strategy and corporate priorities are consistently amplified throughout all Dow Jones corporate communications. The ideal candidate will have media relations experience - particularly in the magazine and entertainment industry - an extensive knowledge of the ever-evolving media landscape and a passion for informing audiences in strategic, effective and authentic ways.

You Will:

  • Develop, implement and oversee the execution of successful PR strategies that drive awareness of Dow Jones products and services, primarily WSJ. Magazine and live journalism/events across the Wall Street Journal, Barron's and MarketWatch

  • Create compelling storylines to pitch to external audiences and media outlets

  • Draft press releases, internal communications and other materials to amplify achievements across the business, product launches, partnership announcements and more

  • Handle press inquiries and requests for interviews promptly

  • Track and record all external placements and comprise regular media reports

  • Develop working relationships with key media contacts

  • Develop effective briefing materials for Dow Jones executives including talking points and FAQs for interviews and town halls

  • Mentor to publicists working across Dow Jones's newsrooms

You Have:

  • 5+ years working experience in media relations or corporate communications in a global, mutli-faceted organization

  • Experience collaborating and working with multiple stakeholders, including senior executives

  • Strong understanding of messaging and reputation management

  • Trustworthy and credible; excellent sense of judgment

  • Working relationships with important contacts across the media industry

  • Experience working in magazine, events or the entertainment industry.

  • Experience managing a team

  • Experience with reputation management

  • Familiarity with Muck Rack, TVEyes and other media monitoring systems

  • Experience developing and executing social media strategies

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications or related field

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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 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.


Job Category: Communications & Corporate Affairs

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Pay Range: $50,000 - $180,000

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: 39753