Senior Editor, Innovative Story Formats

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Dec 17, 2021
Apr 16, 2022
Senior Editor
Job Type
Full Time
Job Description:

MarketWatch is looking for a senior editor to join our team as we expand and innovate how we tell stories online.

The ideal candidate understands the latest ways readers are consuming news, as well as the journalistic and technological reasons stories thrive on various platforms. This editor will create engaging and visually rich journalism for distribution channels such as Instagram and Google Web Stories. Working closely with editorial, design, video, product and audience teams, this editor will produce smart, visually driven content with a goal of growing our readership and influence.

The editor will report to one of MarketWatch's Managing Editors and will assign, direct and collaborate with another digital producer on the team - while ensuring quality and ethical standards in a fast-paced news environment.

You have:
  • At least three years of experience as a reporter, editor or social media editor
  • Strong editorial judgment and attention to detail and accuracy in your reporting and editing.
  • A proven record of growing audiences across a variety of platforms and mediums using analytics tools such as Adobe Analytics and other relevant software and platforms.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across many teams and disciplines.
  • Proficiency with programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, or relevant tools a plus.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and D3 a plus.
  • Familiarity with photo- and video-editing software, including Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, After Effects and/or other relevant tools. Animation skills are a plus.
  • The ability to contribute to efforts associated with the day-to-day publishing of visual content on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more
  • Experience as a photo editor, video or multimedia producer is helpful

Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio of their work.

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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: BG - MARKETWATCH

Job Category: Marketing 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: 26825

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