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Company: Dow Jones
Position:
Digital Editor, Custom Studios
Location:
New York
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 2, 2013
Job ID: 1524609

Description:
DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: The Wall Street Journal is America's largest newspaper by total average circulation with more than 2.3 million subscribers and 36 million global digital visitors per month. In recent years, The Journal has expanded its core content offering to include coverage of the arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and personal health, building on its heritage as the leading source of business and financial news. Published by Dow Jones, one of the world?s largest news gathering operations with 2,000 journalists in more than 50 countries, the Wall Street Journal now spans 12 editions in nine languages, engaging readers across newspapers, websites, magazines, social media, and video. The Journal holds 35 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism.

Summary of Duties:
WSJ Custom Studios is looking for a dynamic, digital-first Editor to develop editorial strategy and to create, on a daily basis, the engaging branded content that drives outstanding results for our clients. You will spearhead the editorial voice and creation of multi-platform sponsor content that will be distributed throughout brand channels and to the WSJ?s unique and powerful audience.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Lead and oversee creation of comprehensive and compelling editorial platforms and ideas for branded content programs that are digital-centric but that can be translated across multiple channels, including print, video, mobile and tablet
  • Manage processes and support to achieve best-in-class editorial, including proofreaders, fact-checkers, etc. across full-time and freelance staff
  • Lead the process of transforming a creative idea into a content marketing program, including editorial calendars, topic thumbnails, and short- or long-form content for a variety of formats, including posts, articles, white papers, etc.
  • Create, roll out and optimize process improvements to enhance quality of editorial and streamline the content creation process
  • Serve as editorial lead on specific campaigns/accounts, coordinating with account and design teams to uphold excellent client service and content development best practices
  • Ensure that standards for reliable, accurate and quality content development are met
  • Instill and exemplify a culture of editorial excellence, accountability and problem-solving
  • Stay abreast of content marketing and native advertising trends in order to best service client accounts
  • Manage contingent staff, as needed

Requirements:
Education
  • Bachelor?s degree

Years of Experience
  • Minimum 7 years experience in digital journalism at best-in-class publications
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in branded content development and distribution, specifically across digital channels
  • Proven success in managing in end-to-end editorial process (writing, editing, proofreading, fact-checking & production)
  • Demonstrates expertise across several content categories with specific focus on finance & markets or technology
  • Ability to create content for various platforms
  • Proven track record as a trusted leader, effective communicator and positive contributor to the team dynamic
  • Take ownership of finding solutions

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