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Assistant Editorial Features Editor In job

Dow JonesYork, NY
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Company Description

We break stories, influence ideas, and advance business intelligence and cultural interest. We expose the events that turn markets, the digital breakthroughs that transform art, the demand that drives invention, as well as the political and societal passing moments and lasting consequences. We are the people of Dow Jones. From different fields, backgrounds and viewpoints we invite you to join us.

Job Description

Assistant Editorial Features Editor in NEW YORK , New YorkJob Description:

The Wall Street Journal's Editorial Features department accepts and edits approximately two dozen op-ed articles per week. The position requires suggesting ideas for op-eds and regularly contributing written articles to the op-ed pages on topics of domestic politics and foreign policy; editing each day's op-eds written by the paper's columnists and outside contributors; fact-checking each article edited and preparing it for print, online and social media; inputting information, such as headlines, photo captions and credit lines, into the publishing tool for online articles; contributing editorials to the Review & Outlook section of the Editorial Page; 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; doing research to assist other editors; proofreading the op-ed pages each day before deadline; attending and participating in weekly editorial staff meeting; and attending and participating in editorial board meeting with experts and government officials. In addition, the position requires collaboration with the Digital Strategy Editor and the Social Media Editor to select topics for the weekly Future View column, and then personally evaluating dozens of submissions weekly and selecting 3-6 for publication; editing the selected pieces, writing headlines and sub-heds, and securing sign-off from the writers on the final draft. The position also has a social media component which includes doing the search-engine optimization for the op-ed page and proofreading and editing all tweets/social media for the op-ed page.

Applicant requirements:- 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 editorial page stands.- Flexible to do weekend/evening work as required.

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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: EDITORIAL

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

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 125 years and today has one of the worlds largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, Americas largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barrons, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 17039

TASKS

  • Mark copy to indicate and correct errors in type, arrangement, grammar, punctuation, or spelling, using standard printers' marks.
  • Read corrected copies or proofs to ensure that all corrections have been made.
  • Correct or record omissions, errors, or inconsistencies found.
  • Compare information or figures on one record against same data on other records, or with original copy, to detect errors.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

Dow Jones

Type

Subsidiary or Business Segment

Size

5001 to 10000 employees

Revenue

$500M to $1B

Location

Monmouth Junction, NJ

Industry

Media

Founded

1882

CEO

William Lewis

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