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Dow Jones Sr. Manager, Audio - Barron's Group in NEW YORK, New York

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Job Description:

Barron’s Group is seeking a Digital Audio Lead for a key leadership role in its podcast unit. Based in New York, top candidates for this position will demonstrate excellent journalistic instincts, creative production and the ability to work seamlessly with a newsroom. The top candidate for this role will be a self starter with an entrepreneurial spirit -- someone who likes to innovate and iterate, and has a proven track record developing and launching new series while managing daily, current production.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage end to end process of producing daily, weekly and limited news, analysis and feature

  • Propose and develop new original ideas for relevant programming on a regular basis

  • Engage with marketing teams to develop marketing and promotional plans and opportunities for podcasts

  • Coordinate with platforms and vendors, proactively taking all necessary steps to ensure timely and uninterrupted distribution of audio content

  • Partner with technical operations to ensure audio equipment, studios and facilities are functioning and up to date

  • Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly audio reports to leadership, clearly communicating targets and actuals, and providing regular updates about programming

  • Collaborate with key editors to program and develop stories for existing and new podcast products

  • Coach reporters and editors to strengthen voiceover skills

  • Research, write, edit and produce coverage, as necessary

  • Provide notes on scripts and programs in production

  • Ensure that all journalistic and legal standards are followed at all times

Key candidate requirements:

  • 5 + Years experience working in a non-fiction audio environment, producing original audio content

  • Understanding of current business and markets trends, domestic and international news, tech and politics, investing and personal finance

  • Demonstrated ability producing compelling programs under tight deadline constraints

  • Experience with distribution and ad-serving providers

  • Superb writing and reporting skills, with a proven ability to write sharply and engagingly on difficult-to-explain topics

  • Up-to-date understanding of trends in audio journalism

  • Strong coaching skills - good at providing constructive feedback to both colleagues and expert guests

  • Fluency with audio editing

  • A fascination with finance, business, technology, and breaking news

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Business Area: BG - BARRON'S

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

About Us

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: 20171

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