Social Media Editor, MarketWatch - NY

Recruiter
Dow Jones
Location
New York
Salary
$DoE
Posted
26 Jan 2021
Closes
27 Mar 2021
Ref
Job_Req_23379
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

MarketWatch seeks an editor to support efforts to make our coverage more engaging and impactful to readers.

That mandate includes, among other things, rethinking our approach to social media, assigning pieces that live at the intersection of money and the zeitgeist, finding innovative ways to tell stories with data and graphics, and developing content strategies across new platforms.

This editor will lead a team of reporters, designers, and social media editors, coordinating coverage across every section of the site. and will also be able to represent the newsroom in meetings with outside platforms.

The ideal candidate should have at least five years editing experience at a digital news site, possess fantastic story judgment, the ability to spot the angle that resonates most, and an understanding of how to use audience data and analytics to read readers' minds.

MarketWatch, which reaches a wide audience across America and the globe, is guided by two principles:

  1. To democratize financial information.
  2. To help readers understand what the news means to their money.


The position is based in New York.

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