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Dow Jones Publicist, WSJ in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

About the job

The Publicist is responsible for assisting with day-to-day publicity efforts with The Wall Street Journal newsroom as well as long-term communications strategy to elevate the Journal’s reporting, talent, products and overall brand. The ideal candidate will have media relations experience, an extensive knowledge of the ever-evolving media landscape and a passion for informing audiences through fair and balanced reporting. This position reports to the WSJ Business Partner and Senior Communications Manager.

Responsibilities:

● Conceive and proactively pitch WSJ newsroom reporting and secure placement in broadcast and digital media

● Track and record all placements and comprise regular media reports

● Draft press releases and other promotional materials to publicize the newsroom’s reporting, talent and products

● Work closely with the internal communications team to effectively relay newsroom wins and department achievements to Dow Jones employees and executives

● Generate and update media lists

● Maintain a strong working rapport with the newsroom

● Work alongside the WSJ Live Journalism team for online and in-person events; pitching and registering press, promoting event highlights for external coverage and compiling comprehensive media reports

● Develop and grow working relationships with key media contacts

● Keep senior management informed of publicity activities and challenges

Basic Qualifications:

● 5+ years of experience in public relations, communications or related field

● Demonstrated experience managing multiple campaigns at any given time

● Must be willing to work a flexible schedule

● Strong writing and presentation skills

● Strong time management and organizational skills

● Enthusiastic team player

● Self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment

● Ability and drive to find creative ways to promote the Journal newsroom, talent and products

Requirements:

● BA or BS from a four-year accredited college or university

● Will be based in New York, NY

Preferred Qualifications:

● Experience with crisis communications and reputation management

● Experience working in television or the media industry

● Established relationships with producers and reporters

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

● Strong understanding of social media integrations; experience running successful social media campaigns preferred

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. 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, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: COMMUNICATIONS

Job Category: Communications/PR Group

Union Status:

Non-Union / No clear and likely Internal Candidate (Employee Only) has been identified

Req ID: 33744

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