Assistant Editorial Features Editor

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Dec 17, 2021
May 25, 2022
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal's Opinion section is looking for an assistant editor to join our editorial features team. The editorial features department accepts and edits approximately two dozen op-ed articles per week. This position requires 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; editing op-eds and preparing them for print, online and social media; doing research to assist other editors; suggesting ideas for op-eds and occasionally contributing to the op-ed pages, in particular the Weekend Interview. This position will start remotely, but will be based in our New York office.

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's editorial page stands.
  • Flexible to do weekend/evening work as required.
  • High level of proficiency in writing, copy-editing and proofreading.
  • The ability to work under deadline pressure.

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Business Area: EDITORIAL

Job Category: News/Editorial Group

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Req ID: 26630

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