Video & Audio Business Manager, Dow Jones Newswires - NY

Dow Jones
Jun 19, 2018
Aug 02, 2018
Job Type
Full Time

As the audio & video business manager for the VP, Commercial Strategy, you will undertake a wide range of activities that support the commercial needs for these two growing platforms.

The role is designed to provide a high level of support to the VP who is tasked with facilitating digital advertising growth for The Wall Street Journal. In this role, you will work closely with colleagues from news, product, technology, and advertising sales to create opportunities for growth while also providing the essential role of internal problem solver.

As the Audio & Video Business Manager for the VP, Commercial Strategy, you will:

  • Be the main point of contact for news, product, technology and sales for all things audio and video
  • Work with the sales team to facilitate sponsorship opportunities and help them run smoothly once sold
  • Manage existing partnerships (Twitter, Gimlet) to optimize revenue potential and evaluate new commercial opportunities
  • Work across teams to eliminate internal barriers, be a problem solver
  • Join weekly meetings with product and technology teams to help manage the audio and video roadmap
  • Provide follow-up to meetings; turn concepts into actionable opportunities
  • Liaise with WSJ membership team to develop mutually beneficial strategies for growth
  • Pay close attention to industry best practices; surface trends and recommend new tactics
  • Meet with external vendors to vet potential opportunities

Technical skills that would make you a good fit for this role include:

  • Strong knowledge of Google suite of products (Google slides and sheets), MS Office (Word, Excel, PPT).
  • Encyclopedic knowledge of the digital the advertising system
  • Storytelling and writing skills
  • Be comfortable with numbers

Personality attributes that would make you a good fit for this role include:

  • Be a skilled networker and bridge builder
  • Possess a professional demeanor and exhibit poise under pressure
  • Trustworthy and mature professional who handle confidential information
  • Positive mindset and be a self-starter


  • A college degree (or equivalent work experience)
  • Job experience in other large companies with complex structures
  • Be very well organized
  • Enjoy multitasking

Making your way in the world today takes everything you got. You wanna be where everyone knows your name. At Dow Jones you're not going to get lost among countless aisles of drones.

  • We have fun!
  • We encourage and support each other in creating new ideas by paying attention to the world out there, using our imagination, experimenting, and learning from success and failure.
  • We want you to be yourself, speak your mind, and know that nothing here is above question

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About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events.

Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations globally.

It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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