Letters Editor

Recruiter
Dow Jones
Location
New York, NY
Salary
$DoE
Posted
31 Mar 2021
Closes
30 May 2021
Ref
Job_Req_24460
Industry
Journalist
Sector
Finance
Discipline
Editor
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:The Wall Street Journal is looking for an editor for its Letters section. The position reports to the Opinion editor and is responsible for selecting and editing the daily Letters to the editors in print and online. Journal letters are published daily, Monday-Saturday, in print and sometimes online. The Journal is looking for a candidate who can expand the Letters exchanges online and increase their digital audience. This will include soliciting letters on occasion to respond to Journal articles to encourage debate and inform readers.

The job requires good editorial judgment and excellent editing and writing skills. The candidate should be able to write headlines that are accurate and attract readers on the Journal's platforms as well as on search and social websites.

The job also requires a mature personality who can deal courteously with letter writers as well as Journal writers and editors. The candidate should be a close reader of The Wall Street Journal and follow the news of the day.The position will start remotely, but will be based in our New York office.

Applicant requirements:
  • It is essential that candidates be familiar with the ideas, philosophy and principles for which The Wall Street Journal's editorial page stands.
  • Flexible to do weekend/evening work as required.
  • High level of proficiency in copy-editing and proofreading.
  • The ability to work under deadline pressure.

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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 .

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Business Area: EDITORIAL

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: 24460

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